As companies begin investing in rebuilding and re-designing corporate culture, my experiences with pre-pandemic organizational phenomena may lend a clue as to where and how to start so that change is not only accepted by employees; it should at least in-part be designed by them. Dive into your organizational closet to find and capture the wisdom inside your own people.
Employees are a powerful voice that your company cannot afford to ignore in the face of societal and cultural change. Organizations have a habit of tokenism and lip service to causes where the work to build healthy, diverse and equitable companies is deep and long.
How do community managers describe their work as songs? I asked a bunch of them and got this rich playlist back in return. It paints a picture of the work and the breadth of skills you need to be a community manager.
I’ve been thinking a lot about community and music. Both are deep passions of mine and in honor of 2016’s Community Manager Appreciation Day, I am compiling “Songs of Community Management” to bring us together around music and meaningful stories that uplift us, helps...