Build a first responder mindset.

Rescuing yourself from distress — Pic by Neil Thomas

Why do some people break while others thrive in adversity?

All eyes were on Thailand as millions followed the Cave Rescue mission — it was impossible not to empathize with those twelve boys, their coach and, of course, the brave rescue team.

Parents (me included) couldn’t stop but thinking about…

Examples of successful workplace cultures mapped with the Culture Design Canvas.

Culture matters because it boosts productivity, agility, employee engagement, and innovation. A strong, positive workplace culture precedes business results.

The culture of an organization encompasses much more than the values and purpose of your company. For the analysis, I'm using The Culture Design Canvas — a framework that captures the…

Prioritizing is not easy — especially when you must choose between two good alternatives

Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

Leadership is the art of making choices. Saying ‘yes’ is easy and comfortable, but what we say ‘no’ to defines our success. Great leaders know when to make sacrifices to stay focused.

Imagine taking over a tech company that’s losing money because sales are down. …

How to create a culture where anyone can belong anywhere

Source: Gustavo Razzetti (Liberationist)

Everyone acknowledges that Airbnb has disrupted the hospitality industry. However, what makes this company so unique is its obsession with culture. Speak to any Airbnb employee about what makes the company special, and they’ll answer “the culture.”

It all started back in 2012 by the advice Peter Thiel gave the…

Your culture should be more than words

Pic by @jordanmadrid / Unsplash

One of the most common misconceptions about purpose is that it’s something squishy and weak, that it’s only for lighthearted organizations. This couldn’t be further from the trust.

Being a purpose-driven organization is not about having a feel-good culture, but about solving complex problems. People want to be challenged. …

Gustavo Razzetti

I help teams and organizations build fearless cultures. Creator of the Culture Design Canvas. Insights → www.fearlessculture.design/blog

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