31 episodes

Every business has a culture that affects how it performs. Culture isn’t optional.

How you deal with the day-to-day people challenges in the workplace has a massive effect on that culture.

Building a great culture is difficult. So we’re bringing together founders, CEOs, COOs, Heads of People & Heads of HR to share their honest experiences, their struggles and their learnings.

At the end of each episode, you will have something to take away and implement with your team.

The Culture Ops Podcas‪t‬ Ben Branson-Gateley

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Every business has a culture that affects how it performs. Culture isn’t optional.

How you deal with the day-to-day people challenges in the workplace has a massive effect on that culture.

Building a great culture is difficult. So we’re bringing together founders, CEOs, COOs, Heads of People & Heads of HR to share their honest experiences, their struggles and their learnings.

At the end of each episode, you will have something to take away and implement with your team.

    How to craft a parent-friendly culture.

    How to craft a parent-friendly culture.

    Small businesses can’t afford to continue to hire predominantly young, childless team members. But it’s impossible to hire smart, driven people who have children without developing a culture that welcomes and enables them to do their best work.

    Rachel Carrell, Founder of Koru Kids, shares her insights, advice and experiences of building a parent-friendly culture that enables a team to perform to their fullest potential.

    • 36 min
    Does having a purpose improve business performance?

    Does having a purpose improve business performance?

    Dr. Marcia Goddard, Neuroscientist & Culture Lead at Tony’s Chocolonely, discusses the positive effects and trade-offs on retention, attraction and performance of teams guided by an overarching company mission that feels impactful in the wider-world.

    • 37 min
    Can a 4 day work week really work?

    Can a 4 day work week really work?

    4 day work weeks, fully remote, fully distributed and high performing - everyone knows Buffer’s team are on the forefront of progressive policies. But how is a policy of a 4 day work week affecting their team and their business?

    Nicole Miller, People Operations Manager at Buffer reflects on the impacts, successes and short comings of the policy she helped implement.

    • 45 min
    How to consciously craft your culture for a creative, productive workplace.

    How to consciously craft your culture for a creative, productive workplace.

    Bruce Daisley was the VP for Twitter Europe for 8 years and is a key player in the workplace revolution as a best selling author in the space. Achieving successful outcomes goes hand in hand with a creative workplace. Ben speaks to Bruce about the importance of actively crafting a motivating culture that emphasises choice, creativity and productivity.

    • 38 min
    How do you build a culture where people “care personally” ?

    How do you build a culture where people “care personally” ?

    Kim Scott is the author of the best-selling book Radical Candor. Kim shares her experiences of developing a growth mindset, digging into the real examples that led to the creation of the Radical Candor framework. Listen in to the advice which has helped many businesses craft cultures of feedback and enable their teams to perform to their best potential.

    • 45 min
    How to build and scale a business with a culture of performance and accountability.

    How to build and scale a business with a culture of performance and accountability.

    In this episode we discuss the truths unearthed from the typical startup mantras of culture and performance. Lessons in culture and its importance from a veteran of business building.

    Alex Depledge has founded and built two successful businesses from scratch. Through the years, they’ve made mistakes in building a culture of excellence and accountability while also trying run a business people really wanted to work for.

    • 34 min

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