Culture Archives - Amie Devero

The Cost of Disengaged Managers

November 9, 2020
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According to Gallup’s most recent poll, approximately 36% of all employees are what you would call very engaged. Very engaged employees are stoked about their work. They are passionate and they take ownership of their results. They are wholly willing to go above and beyond the basic […]

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Relinquish Control?? Scary!!

October 12, 2020
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Most of my clients are founders or leaders of high-growth start-up companies, so I get to see their evolution along that path. Eventually most of them experience a tension. On the one hand they need their teams to take on more responsibility and ownership over projects […]

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What Should We Do About Jesse?

September 14, 2020
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Most of us have heard the well-worn trope that you should hire slowly and fire quickly. Like most categorical rules, this is over-simplistic. Firstly, the last half of the rule is almost never possible because the problem employee is rarely detected quickly.

But the first part […]

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First, Ask Why

July 31, 2020
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When I was serious about triathlons, I learned a term from my running coach: Junk Miles. Junk miles are runs that have no purpose. They wear on your body and don’t have any training purpose. The point is – every time you […]

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Trust and Safety

June 8, 2020
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Over the last two weeks the world has spoken, emphatically protesting the lack of safety that black people experience with police. While the events that prompted world-wide protests have taken place in the public sphere of life and not within organizations (other than police departments), feeling safe […]

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