10 Inspiring Quotes That Define Workplace Culture

workplace cultureWhen a workplace culture goes bad, everyone loses. Employees hate coming to work, productivity takes a hit, and in worst-case scenario, businesses go haywire. So, if everyone knows the benefits of creating a positive workplace culture, business would not just improve targets and performance, but also motivation and engagement and increase collaboration. Different companies employ different means to have positive connotations, but the good ones focus on to create a culture of authenticity.

Below are a few words of wisdom that will motivate you to build your businesses around a positive workplace culture. So read on and let them inspire you.

“There’s no magic formula for great company culture. The key is just to treat your staff how you would like to be treated.”

– Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Group

“Make sure everybody in the company has great opportunities, has a meaningful impact and is contributing to the good of society.”

– Larry Page, CEO, Google

“Hire great people and give them freedom to be awesome.”

– Andrew Mason, Founder, Groupon

“Determine what behaviors and beliefs you value as a company, and have everyone live true to them. These behaviors and beliefs should be so essential to your core, that you don’t even think of it as culture.”

– Brittany Forsyth, VP of Human Relations, Shopify

“In this ever-changing society, the most powerful and enduring brands are built from the heart. They are real and sustainable. Their foundations are stronger because they are built with the strength of the human spirit, not an ad campaign. The companies that are lasting are those that are authentic.”

– Howard Schultz, CEO, Starbucks

“If we really want to be effective with communication, we have to humanize our brands.”

– Amy Jo Martin, Founder, CEO, Digital Royalty

“Performance more often comes down to a cultural challenge, rather than simply a technical one.”

– Lara Hogan, Senior Engineering Manager of Performance, Etsy

“We have a culture where we are incredibly self-critical, we don’t get comfortable with our success.”

– Mark Parker, CEO, Nike

“Engaging the hearts, minds, and hands of talent is the most sustainable source of competitive advantage.”

– Greg Harris, Quantum Workplace

“Culture is what happens when the managers leave the room – doing what’s right in the absence of authority.”

– Vala Afshar, Chief Digital Evangelist, Salesforce

 

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