Don’t you despise the response “let me ask my manager”? This type of behavior doesn’t happen if an organization has a culture of empowered employees and leaders who elevate others.
In this short video, I share a great example of my experience at Chick-fil-A where one of its employees was empowered to make a decision where the information was. Chick-fil-A is known to have an Elite Culture.
What LearnLoft has found from our research is distinct differences in the characteristics of some organizational cultures vs. others. There are 5 Levels of Company Culture (see image below):
Elite cultures are the best of the best. These are highly connected work environments from the C-Suite to the lowest level employees. In Elite cultures, words and phrases are powerful and are used all the time to the point where they become habits.
Here is the best part, every organization or team has the ability and capacity to be an elite culture. Just know changing cultures takes a lot of time, energy and effort but in the end, it will be well worth it.
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