101 Ways to Foster Engagement in 15 Minutes or Less
Perhaps your company culture is immortalized in a mission statement on your website or framed on your office walls, but how often are you actively cultivating those values? Culture cannot be a set-it-and-forget-it aspect of your business. Weaving culture-building into your daily and weekly activities strengthens the engagement of your people and reinforces the key principles of your desired culture, making it a reality. In Cultivating Culture, author, speaker, and leadership coach Brad Federman provides actionable tools for immediately promoting better teamwork, creating two-way conversations with your people, and gaining better feedback about how things are really going. With the belief that we are what we talk about, Federman offers more than 100 ways to engage your team in conversations that matter. Make your meetings about more than tasks, deadlines, and problems, and instead utilize Cultivating Culture’s pre-meeting notes and activities to grow a deeper understanding of the work you’re doing and why. Activities are divided into eight key focus areas: • Leadership • Communication • Talent development • Inclusion • Team harmony • Solution seeking • Safety • Serving your customers Regular attention to these principles will not only sustain your culture and amplify the presence of your values at work, but result in exponential growth in all of your endeavors. Cultivating Culture is your practical, accessible guide to becoming the most effective leader you can, 15 purposeful minutes at a time.