Business culture is a reflection of it’s leadership. So if you’re not sure what your company culture is, you probably want to look in the mirror.
According to Entrepreneur Magazine,
Company culture is more important than ever. It’s not that company culture was ever unimportant, but it’s quickly proving to be a “must-have” rather than a “nice-to-have.”
A company’s culture is the only truly unique identifier. It’s your DNA. Things like your products, your strategies and even your techniques can be duplicated. The only truly unique identifiers are the values and norms of your organization. And these are a reflection of the people at the helm.
If you don’t define your company culture on purpose, it will happen by accident. And if it happens by accident, it probably won’t be what you want it to be. With so many companies competing for attention and market-share, a defining culture can make the difference between ordinary and extraordinary!
Here is a great article talking about how 80% of a company’s culture is based on the founder. This article also offers great questions you can ask yourself and your team about your current culture and the culture you want to create moving forward.