Is “Culture” Becoming the Next Meaningless Buzzword?

In 2014, the word “culture” was the most popular word according to the Merriam Webster’s dictionary. In 2015, company culture was among the top content drivers for Forbes, Inc, and Entrepreneur. This year, it’s morphed into phrases like “cultural ecosystem” and “cultural fit.” According to the Business Dictionary, the simple definition of company culture is “the…

Tell Me Something Good

[Cue the music] You ain’t got no kind of feeling inside I got something that’ll sho nuff set yo’ stuff on fire You refuse to put anything before your pride What I got will knock your pride aside Tell me something good Tell me that you love me, yeah Tell me something good Tell me…

4 Gritty Traits that Pave the Path to Success

A few months ago, I struck up a conversation with my seat mate on a plane. He was the CEO of a midsize manufacturing company. The standard small talk  (“Are you coming or going…business or pleasure… what do you do?”) led to him sharing a personal story about his first rejection letter – a letter that…

Are You a Change Maker?

If you caught even a few minutes of the Democratic National Convention, you most likely heard and saw the words “change maker.” Last year, it was social entrepreneurs – those who establish an enterprise with the aim of solving social problems or effecting social change – which morphed into social intrapreneurs – agents of change working to align corporate ethnography with society values…