GORUCO - Cult(ure)

GORUCO - Cult(ure)

As a team leader, the line between company culture and a dogmatic cult is thin. Embracing individuality, yet finding alignment (as a collective) is tough. Understanding what defines one over another is critical so everyone can bring 100% of themselves to table. If you're a member of a team, leader of a team or building a team, you're going to know five key components to assess, support and foster a 'culture of diverse talent' and prevent a 'cult of conformity.'

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Adam Cuppy

June 26, 2016
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  1. Adam Cuppy codingzeal.com

  2. @AdamCuppy Cult(ure)

  3. @AdamCuppy Human Need

  4. @AdamCuppy Certainty Uncertainty Significance Love & Connection Growth Contribution https://training.tonyrobbins.com/the-6-human-needs-why-we-do-what-we-do/

  5. @AdamCuppy Fear

  6. @AdamCuppy “A lonely individual soon loses any sense of purpose,

    any notion of meaning, any feeling of belonging. In such a state, a cult is seen as a cure.” - Steve Mason
  7. @AdamCuppy 7 Easy Steps to Start a Cult 1. Create

    your own reality 2. Set the leader(s) up as the only link to paradise 3. Make increasing demands 4. Keep turning out stories of greatness 5. Use your converts to bring in more converts 6. Keep everybody busy 7. Keep your “flock” fixate on the carrot
  8. @AdamCuppy 1. Create your own reality 2. Set the leader(s)

    up as the only link to paradise 3. Make increasing demands 4. Keep turning out stories of greatness 5. Use your converts to bring in more converts 6. Keep everybody busy 7. Keep your “flock” fixate on the carrot 7 Easy Steps to Start a Company
  9. @AdamCuppy “Loyalty”

  10. @AdamCuppy

  11. @AdamCuppy Empowerment

  12. @AdamCuppy Top Dog Pack Leader Right hand man Pawn Peon

    Grunt What-down
  13. @AdamCuppy Top Dog Pack Leader Right hand man Pawn Peon

    Grunt What-down
  14. @AdamCuppy Top Dog Pack Leader Right hand man Pawn Peon

    Grunt What-down
  15. @AdamCuppy Fear

  16. @AdamCuppy Top Dog Pack Leader Right hand man Pawn Peon

    Grunt What-down
  17. @AdamCuppy Top Dog Pack Leader Right hand man Pawn Peon

    Grunt
  18. @AdamCuppy Top Dog Pack Leader Right hand man Pawn Peon

    Grunt Customer
  19. @AdamCuppy Top Dog Pack Leader Right hand man Pawn Peon

    Grunt Customer
  20. @AdamCuppy Amb. Amb. Amb. Amb. Amb. Amb. Customer

  21. @AdamCuppy Amb. Amb. Amb. Amb. Amb. Amb. Empowering Why

  22. @AdamCuppy Inclusion

  23. @AdamCuppy

  24. @AdamCuppy A B C D

  25. @AdamCuppy A B C D

  26. @AdamCuppy

  27. @AdamCuppy ACTION ROUND

  28. @AdamCuppy

  29. @AdamCuppy

  30. @AdamCuppy

  31. @AdamCuppy Inclusion starts when you stop using phrases like "Think

    like a woman”… and start asking "What does Karen need?”
  32. @AdamCuppy “When hiring look for a ‘culture add’; not a

    ‘culture fit.’” - Joelle Emerson (@joelle_emerson)
  33. @AdamCuppy Leadership

  34. @AdamCuppy “The culture of any organization is shaped by the

    worst behavior the leader(s) are willing to tolerate.” - Gruenter and Whitaker
  35. @AdamCuppy Leader != Boss

  36. @AdamCuppy Cult(ure)

  37. Growing a Culture: 101 1.Stable environment 2.Compositional understanding 3.Time 4.Objective

    analysis 5.Nourishment
  38. Cult vs. Culture Shared Judgements Shared Values Highly Resistent to

    Change Expects Change Strives for Conformity Embraces Individuality Diversity is a Threat Diversity is an Asset Drive to Belong Drive to Grow Dogmatic Pragmatic
  39. @AdamCuppy https://www.flickr.com/photos/davegray/16343329245/

  40. @AdamCuppy Are both leaders and members empowered to effect change?

    #1
  41. @AdamCuppy Are leaders and members held accountable, equally? #2

  42. @AdamCuppy Are members punished for asking “why?” #3

  43. @AdamCuppy Are you fulfilling your own needs? #4

  44. @AdamCuppy #5 Do your core values align with the organization?

  45. @AdamCuppy “Your company’s culture is your operating system” - Dave

    Gray (@davegray)
  46. @AdamCuppy speakerdeck.com/ acuppy