Companies are not made of employees, they’re made of people: unique, complex individuals that have the power to make a huge impact when they thrive. Our role as organizations is to create the conditions in which our team members can truly thrive.
How can we help?
Embracing physical distribution
We are continuing to move our way to a new norm of working: one in which team members and companies are no longer concentrated in one physical location or even one single country. We are in an age where team members may never even meet each other face-to-face, outside of video or voice calls. This means that we need systems and processes that reflect such an evolution. We help you find ways to not only allow this, but genuinely lean into it, helping your employees thrive in their own personal context--even across cultures.
Creating customized progression pathways
These days, one-size-fits-all is no longer a viable option--especially when it comes to how we grow our team members. Every person has a unique set of needs, desires, and interests, and to help them truly unlock their maximum potential, we support you in helping them create the growth path that best serves them, not just what "traditional" growth plans have offered.
Finding ways to work across varying schedules
The days, times, and ways that you best work may very well not be the same as the rest of your team members. People have kids, pets, second jobs, religious holidays, national traditions, hobbies, family obligations, etc. that shape their availability and effectiveness. We help you find ways to create visibility and accountability on the team where it matters, while still honoring each team member's unique needs and circumstance so that they can truly thrive.
Exploring innovative, customized operating structures
The old hierarchy doesn’t work. There was a time and a place where it was the best available option, but in an age where information can get transmitted in less time than it takes to blink an eye, we need more responsive, adaptive organizational structures. We help you explore potential new ways of organizing your people and operations to tap into their collective intelligence and rethink the way you build, organize, and run your teams.
Focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion
To truly care for humans means not just embracing those things that we have in common, but to celebrate and honor the ways that we are each unique. As our global perspectives continue to expand, seeking out different experiences and points of view from our own is increasingly crucial to our success. We help you find ways to make this principle felt throughout the organization.
Encouraging individuality and respect for different cultures
Just like the fact that we each have different needs for the ways, days, and times we work, the way that we dress has a major impact on how we feel working as well. The days of “business dress” are melting away, and with so many cross-cultural teams developing, it’s important to give team members the ability to decide how they feel most comfortable and productive. We help you find ways to honor the unique traditions and expectations of different cultures and faiths with regard to how their practitioners dress and behave.
Creating healthy boundaries throughout the organization
Power inside an organization is rarely distributed even close to equally. For our people to truly feel trusted and empowered, we need to design a space where both the organization and the employee can set healthy, productive boundaries. We love to facilitate these often tricky discussions so that we can put expectations and systems in place that bring out the best in one another and respect each other's needs.