Getting a direct read on the value of a designed, aligned culture is difficult; some would say impossible. However, indirect indicators of the value of a poorly aligned, unhealthy culture stand out like prawn’s eyes as we have seen recently with some iconic brands. Shareholder value erosion, talent attrition, reputational indices and poor customer satisfaction, all point to culture.
How the stories we tell frame our response to challenging times.
As Victoria goes deeper into lockdown and other states seem destined to follow, we may feel a sense of descent into darkness, a heaviness, perhaps even depression.
So; I’d like to pose a question for reflection:
Looking back over your life, what were the experiences, the turning points that most led to growth and development, that “made you who you are today”.