Aspiration and Culture

We paint pictures in our minds: the culture we desire. Then we act, and co-create the culture that we deserve. Understanding the difference is important: one is written on the wall of the elevator, the other is how the receptionist welcomes you to the building. The fiction of aspirational culture may be reassuring, but maybe reassurance is dangerous: maybe instead we need a provocation to change.

Aspiration and culture

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About julianstodd

A learning and development professional specialising in e-learning and learning technology.
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11 Responses to Aspiration and Culture

  1. mmasarech says:

    I’ve been working with organizations to create purposeful cultures of shared values for a long time. I have never been able to put the challenge into such elegant, succinct language. So glad I read your post today.

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