Getting the Best Out of Everyone in the Workplace – Interview with Daniel Budzinksi

Getting the Best Out of Everyone in the Workplace – Interview with Daniel Budzinksi
Do you ever feel unheard or unappreciated in the workplace? Do you ever feel a sense of disconnect between employees? Whether you’re an employee or CEO, defining and strengthening company culture should be the first step in building a successful company with happy employees. In my interview with Daniel Budzinski from the Dreamcast podcast, we discussed how to encourage honest and... Read More

Should you be invest in better hiring or in better onboarding?

Should you be invest in better hiring or in better onboarding?
There is a great edition of Hubspot’s The Growth Show which I’ve listed to several times this last month and I wanted share it. It’s with Henry Ward, who is the CEO of eShares and he talks a lot about people, the organization, and how they manage and make decisions. In particular I’ve been intrigued by Henry’s discussion of recruitment success... Read More

Best Diversity Reports : 5 tech companies reviewed

Best Diversity Reports : 5 tech companies reviewed
I was put on the spot myself at Reward Gateway’s April staff conference when I was asked in an on-stage interview if a recent restructure had worsened gender diversity in senior management roles. So I said we’d work on our first official, proper, transparent diversity report at Reward Gateway. We’ll be publishing in shortly over on the main Reward Gateway blog and... Read More

We are not alone – 6 quotes on Company Culture from the world’s best companies.

We are not alone – 6 quotes on Company Culture from the world’s best companies.
We’re not alone in knowing that investing in Company Culture reaps rewards. But who else “gets” Company Culture and what do they say about it? Sometimes people think that Company Culture is foosball tables, free meals and crazy office layouts and perks. But it’s not. Company culture is the output of your values, your brand, your company’s core beliefs, the way you... Read More

Could a CEO’s User Manual help to bridge the trust gap in organizations?

Could a CEO’s User Manual help to bridge the trust gap in organizations?
“Want to know me? Read my user manual” That was the title of this blog post that was shared with me by Adam Bryant at the NY Times New Work Summit conference in March 2016. Adam ran a conference session that really interested me where he discussed the idea of a company “User Manual” that would let employees in on what leaders or executives in the business want and... Read More

Rule 1 of Culture : Follow through!!

Rule 1 of Culture : Follow through!!
I made a mistake last month which I’ve just corrected and it’s worth pointing this out publicly in case it saves someone else from doing it too. We’ve always worked super-hard to be honest, open and transparent at Reward Gateway. I’m convinced it’s the foundation of employee engagement. Doing that is infinitely easier said than done because complete honesty means more... Read More

A 6 step recipe for company culture

A 6 step recipe for company culture
Every company has a culture – some have reasonably consistent ones and some have cultures that vary widely between geographies and divisions. Companies that invest in attempting to direct and steer their cultures are most certainly the ones most successful in creating something more consistent across the organization. Recognizing that you can’t set your culture but can only influence it... Read More