In the 21st century, those who change the world are those who change the culture. They get people in synch, lead tribes of “people like us”, and generate an energy field where ordinary people achieve extraordinary results.
But organisational culture can often be like the proverbial soap - too slippery to grasp. CultureLab with Aga Bajer is here to help you get a handle on culture. It aims at demystifying it and making it more accessible and less overwhelming in its complexity.
On this podcast, Aga interviews leadership thinkers, culture (r)evolutionists, entrepreneurs, and all sorts of movers and shakers to provide you with the inspiration and tips on how to harness the force that drives your future.
Giff Constable: Talking to Humans
Giff Constable is a product leader, entrepreneur, and author who has sold three companies and helped build many others. In this wide-ranging interview, we cover a lot of ground: from developing great products, leadership, cognitive biases, designing an HR function that actually works for the business, creating psychological safety, taking on creative pursuits that scare us, and much more.
Bretton Putter: Building a Remote Culture
Bretton Putter is the CEO of CultureGene and he helps companies build and develop strong, functional company cultures. He recently published his second book, Own Your Culture, and in this episode, we talk about what to think about and what to do (asap!) to create a thriving culture in the world of remote or hybrid work. Brett shares plenty of actionable insights and examples of practices you can implement to adapt to this new way of working.
Frances Frei & Anne Morriss: Unleash Your Team's Potential
The world’s top leadership and culture whisperers - Frances Frei and Anne Morris joined me for a fun, wide-ranging, and insightful conversation about how you can unleash your team’s potential. Frances and Anne talk about redefining leadership, the relationship of culture and strategy, love and trust in the workplace, their experience working with Uber, WeWork and Riot Games, and more.
Download your free Culture Playbook Guide here: https://resources.agabajer.com/culture-playbook-guide/
Tommi Forsström: Building Product and Culture during the Weird Middle Part
Growth. We all crave it. Both in our personal lives and in business.
But what we often forget is that the biggest growth spurts inevitably come with growing pains. Suddenly we are in this weird place in the middle - no longer a child but still not an adult.
Adolescence... Something’s emerging, everything is changing and it’s really, really messy. Turns out that startups go through a very similar stage. And this is exactly what Tommi Forsströmand I talk about in this episode.
Dorie Clark: Reinvent Yourself
My guest today, Dorie Clark, suggests we need to make things easier for ourselves in 2021 and embrace the lowercase "r" reinvention: small, subtle changes that, over time, compound and often produce major transformations. But to achieve such impressive results over time, we need to develop a "reinvention habit." And this is exactly what we talk about in this episode of the CultureLab podcast. I can't think of a better way to ease ourselves into 2021.
Culture Bootcamp: https://bit.ly/culture-bootcamp
Darius Mirshahzadeh: Start with Core Values
My guest, Darius Mirshahzadeh, was successful by any external measure and yet, he had serious regrets as a founder.
Darius realized that the company he created was not the one he intended to build. Somehow, while trying to build a successful business, he lost track of what he now considers one of the most important factors to achieve success and grow with minimum growing pains - the core values.
And core values are what we are focusing on in this episode. Don't miss it!
I can't wait for more episodes of this podcast! The first three were really amazing: inspirational, engaging and full of useful ideas. I feel motivated now to focus more on my choices, align with my values and start shaping the culture in my team.