Texas A&M University
8/23/2017 - "From the outside looking in, you can’t understand it. From the inside looking out, you can’t explain it.” That’s how we Aggies describe Aggieland, and great...
8/8/2017 Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. -Abraham Lincoln Servant Leadership Our late June communication...
Houston, Texas – 7/25/2017 Go Daddy is the world’s largest domain name registrar. They focus solely on small business owners to give them a place to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. Their purpose as stated on their website is “giving small business the keys to drive the global economy.”
Erin’s New Job
Houston, TX – 7/10/2017 Erin J. Poerschke began working for Culture Spark as an intern the summer of 2016 and continued working remotely as she finished her senior year at University of Arkansas. Erin graduated in May with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a minor in Marketing, and starts to work in Austin for Advantage Solutions as a Leadership Development Associate.
Motivation to Manage
Houston Texas –6/27/2017 Over the course of my 19 year career, I have seen both the best and the worst people managers. Great managers are so hard to find, and just because someone is a great professional doesn’t mean they’ll make a great manager. So how do you avoid putting people in management that are doomed for failure? The key is to uncover their motivation for being in management.
Happy Father’s Day
Houston Texas –6/15/2017 This June, in honor of Father’s Day, the team members of Culture Spark share how their fathers’ influences have assisted in shaping their personal lives and professional careers.
Houston Texas –5/17/2017 When you hear Zappos, company culture is likely to be the first thing that comes to mind. While they do sell shoes and other retail goods, it is not what they sell that defines them but how they sell it. Zappos has established a strong company culture based on 10 core values, and fitting into that culture is the most important thing managers look for when it comes to hiring. When you get the company culture piece right, great customer service and a strong brand come naturally.
Houston Texas – 5/2/2017 At Culture Spark, we challenge our clients to “Ignite, Inspire from Within.” So often that inspiration in our personal lives comes from the important people that surround and guide us as we grow. This May, in honor of Mother’s Day, the team members at Culture Spark are each sharing a piece of wisdom from their moms that has carried them from childhood and into their professional careers.
Houston Texas – 5/2/2017 As a leader, be very mindful of your employees’ experience with you. Behave in a way the leader you admire behaves. Recognize that your actions- both the good behaviors and the bad- are being watched carefully by your employees, as you are helping them form their own leadership styles.