For the past 60,000 years human beings have created cultures as their preferred way of being in company together. No other social option has ever replaced culture.
In the history of our species, this is no small thing. Unlike religions or political ideologies or fashions, culture stuck as our preferred way of being ‘us’.
Culturing didn’t prove to be just a passing trend. It wasn’t popular for a few hundred years and then given up in favour of a new and better way of socialising together. Culture stuck. Culture worked. Culture prospered. It didn’t matter how big a people’s population became, culture proved to be scalable and durable.
It didn’t matter how isolated a human community became, human beings generated a culture.
Have you ever stopped to consider this question: What role does your organisation’s culture play in your business? You might be surprised at some of the answers you generate from considering this question, and be inspired by the understanding that emerges from your answers.READ MORE
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As a regular keynote speaker I am always paying attention to which of the points I make during a presentation are having the biggest impact on the audience. My most popular keynote is on the New Zealand Maori Haka and the lessons it contains for creating high performance company cultures.READ MORE