Company Culture Posts

This Is How Managers Can Avoid Conflict In The Workplace

This Is How Managers Can Avoid Conflict In The Workplace

No one enjoys conflict in the workplace, least of all the managers who have to deal with it. And the best way to deal with it is to minimize bad conflict through prevention. “50% of employees say they accomplish less when dealing with an office related conflict, and...

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This Was My Single Biggest Mistake in Building Company Culture

This Was My Single Biggest Mistake in Building Company Culture

Confession time: I made a mistake—one that I’ve been working to correct. I’m hoping that sharing my missteps in building company culture will help save some of you from having to learn the same lessons the hard way. More specifically, my failure to define the culture...

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How We Jell at Rackspace [Interview with Juan Montemayor]

How We Jell at Rackspace [Interview with Juan Montemayor]

The first thing you see on Rackspace’s website says everything you need to know about who the company is and what it offers. Trusted by the majority of the Fortune 100. A leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for cloud-enabled managed hosting. The largest managed cloud...

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How We Jell at Growthwise [Interview with Steph Hinds]

How We Jell at Growthwise [Interview with Steph Hinds]

It's not easy being accessible. Just ask Steph Hinds. As the Head Ninja at Growthwise, she’s built a successful company by making sure an entire team of accountants, advisors and administrators is consistently approachable and available—at all times, for every client,...

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How We Jell at Chargify [Interview with Adam Feber]

How We Jell at Chargify [Interview with Adam Feber]

In our first installment of How We Jell, we talked to Jacob Krall of Fog Creek Software. Today we bring you more communication and collaboration insights from a team leader at another fast-growing company: Chargify... Adam Feber is an inspiration. O.K., so we might be...

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How We Jell at Fog Creek [Interview with Jacob Krall]

How We Jell at Fog Creek [Interview with Jacob Krall]

If you follow today’s fastest-growing startups, you’ve probably read about Fog Creek Software in coveted media clips like this one from Fast Company. The most impressive part? The company is being featured not only for the success of its software, but also because of...

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Don’t Let Remote Work Kill Your Culture Of Camaraderie

Don’t Let Remote Work Kill Your Culture Of Camaraderie

True company culture—the kind that's studied, scrutinized and shaped into clearly-communicated core values—is what separates a business that stays afloat from one that rides the waves of success. Culture is what divides the Kip Tindells and Shake Shacks of the world...

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