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Twofer Tuesday: On Corporate Culture & Real Communication

This week’s Twofer digs deep to uncover two highly coveted yet often elusive corporate goals. The first looks at company culture from a rather amusing angle. The second offers a pure and simple look at how to achieve true communication.

Harry Potter & the Search for Company Culture

Setting an intentional company culture is key to corporate success. Culture defines your company’s work environment, which directly impacts the quality of products and services, as well as overall productivity and employee happiness.

So what does corporate culture have to do with Harry Potter? And does your company fit best in Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or Slytherin?

This clever (and only slightly cheeky) Venngage article presents: Company cultures according to the Hogwarts houses!

Read: The Hogwarts Guide to Company Culture

The Holy Grail of Actual Communication

Many of us have been taught to trust our inner voice and not defer to others. As it turns out, for certain things, we should listen only to the other person — if we hope to have any chance at true communication, that is.

The great Seth Godin explains.

Read: The Other Person Is Always Right

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