Stan conducted the opening keynote for NMX in Las Vegas. During his keynote he trended #NMX to #2 on all of Twitter. NMX is the largest conference in the world geared specifically to bloggers, podcasters, web TV content creators, social media enthusiasts and all new media content creators. NMX is also THE place for everyone in new media, from beginners to seasoned veterans, to network, share ideas and take their online content to new heights. Great event, many highlights, but between you and us, we only did it to make the business case for humanity.
On Steve Faktor's latest podcast (subscribe here), guest Stan Slap confirmed his findings. (slap is a corporate culture guru and fellow speaker at the BusinessNext conference.) According to slap, “Most companies misperceive intellectual engagement for emotional engagement. It’s the emotional engagement that’s critical.” And when it comes to achieving change, slap agrees, “If you want the culture to buy it, you have to know how to sell it to them.”
View the Forbes article: The 9 Corporate Personality Types And How to Inspire Them to Innovate
IdeaFaktory Website: Episode 3: Slap out of it! How to Change Company Culture and Innovate
To enter this contest, write a response of at least 200 words to one or more of Stan Slap’s five questions. Your entry must contain truthful accounts of your employee experiences – only legitimate stories will be considered. The use of real names and companies is requested; omission of real names can reduce the chances of being published. Everything you submit will remain confidential unless you provide permission to use it.
Here are the 5 questions.
1. When employees felt respected or disrespected by your company
2. When a new strategy was implemented well or badly
3. How your company responds to your feedback
4. When you’re passionate or bitter about your company
5. Whether your company lives by values