by Kevin Eikenberry
When thinking about team or organizational culture, often new and frontline leaders think the way they did as individuals – that culture is something for the C-Suite or senior management to think about. Culture, they often think, is above their pay grade. Yes, culture can be driven from the top-down, but it can be reinforced, and even more powerfully created from the bottom-up.
Whether they knew it or not, new and frontline leaders have always had an important hand in the creation of the team’s culture. And now leading in new ways, with people potentially located in multiple places, culture is more important for new leaders than ever.
Culture belongs to everyone, including the new and frontline leader.
We have a variety of resources that can help you think about your role in culture creation and reinforcement, especially during this time of rapid change and the uncertainty related to the future of work. Here are a couple places to start:
Your Culture is an Asset (Video resource)
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