Vision and Values

Helping employees see how their role contributes to the success of the company

TRIBE TRIVIA: Offline employees and corporate vision

Q: What percentage of non-desk employees (those who are not sitting in front of a computer at work) have a good understanding of where the company is heading? A: 43 percent don’t know the company’s vision for growth , according to […]

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Asking the age-old question: Should your company values stay the same?

In a perfect world, your company would start from day one with a firmly-rooted set of values. These values would be strong enough to sustain you through the first few stages of your business, and adaptable enough to apply as your […]

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Are you sharing your company’s story?

Every company has a story. If the narrative is not being shared, you’re missing a chance to engage employees in being part of both the company’s legacy and its future. The company story can be an invitation for employees and prospects […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Cascading Communications

Q: What’s one topic employees don’t want left to cascading communications from their direct managers? A: Vision and values, according to Tribe’s national research on employees’ preferences in internal communications. About two-thirds (68 percent) of respondents prefer to get that […]

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A cheaper alternative to the healthier standing desk

Tribe has long been a fan of Hootsuite. Not only for their great social media dashboard, which is the platform we use to run our Twitter page, but also for their fantastic company culture and the free resources they provide for small […]

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An old story for the new year

For this blog, I want to tell one of my favorite old North Carolina stories. Now that Christmas is over and the endless possibilities of the new year stretch before us, this story is a good reminder that you never know […]

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Three enemies of innovation in corporate life

The corporate world is big on innovation as the key to getting or staying ahead of the competition. Yet the culture of most large companies makes it difficult for employees to have time to think, collaborate and move new ideas forward. When Tribe […]

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Internal communications trends: Three positive changes

The internal communications field has come a long way in the past decade or so. The Thanksgiving holiday has me thinking about what I’m thankful for in our business, and three positive changes come to mind. 1. Non-Desk: There’s a […]

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Make company values real to employees

Your company’s values are an integral part of your business. But they also need to extend outside day-to-day operations. They need to be engrained in your culture. They need to guide your decisions and your people. In short, they need to […]

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The horizontal silo: When leadership is just talking to themselves

Sometimes the top leadership of a company can be something of a closed system. The C-level and management a layer below tend to exsit in a horizontal silo that separates them from the rest of the company. Without a strong […]

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