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Shape a thriving company culture by believing in the potential of people to grow

Article-Shape a thriving company culture by believing in the potential of people to grow

Build Your Culture Grow Your People
This session at Natural Products Expo West 2017 features three distinct perspectives from a business leader, an academic and a researcher who are all devoted to one topic: developing culture.

"In the 21st century it is not enough to be a great place to work, we need to be great places to grow. Not just for key leaders, but for everybody."
—Andy Fleming, Way to Grow Inc. 

Part 1: Bring value to your organization


  • David Gray, executive vice president of sales and marketing at GreenSeed Contract Packaging, tells his story of growing his company from a seedling.



Part 2: Everybody matters 


  • Andy Fleming, CEO and founding principal at Way to Grow Inc., explains what lead him to his life's work of helping organizations bring value to their work. 
  • Two paradigms for growth at work.



Part 3: Great leadership = transparency 


  • Andy Swindler, storyteller at Mabbly, shares his discoveries from interviewing leaders at more than 100 companies about workplace culture.
  • The ways in which practicing vulnerability can radically change an organization. 



Part 4: Culture can bridge generations  


  • Defining the higher purpose of your organization.  
  • How to use a defined culture to bridge generations of employees. 



Part 5: Don't leave your humanity at the door 


  • Passion isn't everything: great leaders have to be willing and eager to change. 
  • How to establish systems of feedback within a senior leadership team.


This session—Build Your Culture; Grow Your People; Advance Your Business—as recorded at Natural Products Expo West 2017. Click download below to access the presentation slides.



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