A software driven culture development process for hybrid teams

Our proprietary software platform enables our experts to facilitate virtual multi-person workshops in real-time.

Involve your team to understand your current/actual culture, explore your aspirational culture and define your:

  • Vision and Mission‍
  • Core Values
  • Expected and Unacceptable Behaviors
  • And understand the impediments to achieving an optimal culture for your business
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The future is Hybrid

A hybrid work environment requires a new operating model

Leaders shouldn't think that the management style that worked pre-COVID will be as effective in the flexible work future

One of the biggest threats of hybrid work is the second-class citizen

In a hybrid work environment remote workers:

  • Struggle against communication structures optimized for the office
  • Do not experience work or culture in the same way
  • Do not develop the same work relationships
  • Are often excluded from discussions and decision-making
  • Need to be more vocal and work harder to be heard and recognized
  • Miss out on the banter and informal communication
  • Are excluded from the office tribal sub-culture
  • Experience managers who don't know how to lead remote workers


Leaders shouldn't think that the management style that worked pre-COVID will be
as effective in the flexible work future

One of the biggest threats of hybrid work is the second-class citizen

In a hybrid work environment remote workers:
- Struggle against communication sstructures optimized for the office
- Do not experience work or culture in the same way
- Do not develop the same work relationships
- Are often excluded from discussions and decision-making
- Need to be more vocal and work harder to be heard and recognized
- Miss out on the banter and informal communication
- Are excluded from the office tribal sub-culture
- Experience managers who don't know how to lead remote workers



Overcome the second-class citizen threat, by building a remote-first hybrid work culture that is fulfilling, inclusive and equitable culture, where there are no advantages or disadvantages to working in an office.

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CultureGene's practical and deeply insightful work unlocking the commercial value of company culture for us has been invaluable; I'd thoroughly recommend them to other investors looking to add value to their portfolio companies right now.

- Albert van der Wal, General Partner, Committed Capital

What you can abchieve with CultureGene

A 3-stage process to develop a strong, functional remote-first hybrid work culture

    Define/Refine

    Vision, mission & core values
    Expected & unacceptable behaviors
    Understand the culture gap between your current culture and your aspirational culture

    Embed

    Embed your culture into your leadership team, processes, functions and decision making.
    Integrate the 9 remote working best practices into your operating model.

    Manage

    Evaluate, track, course-correct and optimize your company culture on an ongoing basis.

    CultureGene opened our eyes to the power of culture. Everyone took part in the process and had their say and as a result we achieved significant buy-in from the team. The impact on our business, from how and who we recruit to employee engagement and productivity, is undeniable.

    - Mike Papageorge, CEO ISF Watchkeeper

    Integrate remote work best practices to succeed at hybrid work

    To build a thriving remote-first hybrid work culture, it helps to understand how remote companies operate because, at any one time, a percentage of your people will be working remotely.

    To ensure the people working remotely don’t feel like second-class citizens, you must integrate remote-first best practices into the company's DNA and treat remote working as the default way of working. It is vital to build a hybrid work culture where:

    • Remote employees must feel as much a part of the team as those in the office.
    • Everybody experiences the culture in the same way.
    • The leadership team works (mostly) remote.

    Remote work best practices

    • Focus on communication
    • Process-ize the business
    • Ensure wellbeing
    • Develop social connection
    • Create documentation
    • Transparency & trust
    • Focus on results/output
    • Be deliberate about culture
    • Customize recruitment & onboarding processes

    Our Covid-19 Research - How 165 Startups are Adapting to Remote Working

    We surveyed over 165 startup founders in the UK to find out how they're adapting their company culture to remote working during the Covid-19 pandemic. Our average respondent had raise 2m in funding and has 10 - 24 person team.

    What we found out, in a sentence:

    The race to remote working excellence has already started, and startup leaders who were proactive about their company's culture development prior to the pandemic are finding the transition to be smoother than those that weren't.

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    The CultureGene Culture Development Process is a proprietary methodology combining human expertise and technology to help you to define, embed and manage your culture.

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    Empower your people managers and team leaders for hybrid work success

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    Do you want to up skill and fast track your organization's hybrid management skills?  


    Managers are at the cutting edge of where hybrid work is being shaped in organizations. Hybrid working is making new demands of people managers and team leaders. Their roles have become more complex. They’ve taken on more responsibility. They need a fresh perspective because the old management training courses don't cut it.

    Before hybrid, managers didn't need to worry about:
    - Effective team collaboration, based on where and when people want to work
    - Adapting their management style and integrating remote work best practices
    - Being intentional about their own team’s culture development

    Managers need a new framework, new tools and knowledge of remote work best practices to help them level up.

    Improve your hybrid manager training and development

    Help your people managers excel quickly with this practical, interactive, and impactful program. Managers are at the cutting edge of where hybrid work is being shaped in organizations. As a result managers have to expand their role from performance manager and information conduit to become collaboration facilitators, hybrid people managers and culture builders.
    Some of a manager's additional areas of responsibility include:
    Designing a hybrid work model with individual team member’s concerns in mind.
    Optimizing in-office and remote work collaboration.
    Adapting their leadership style to include remote work best practices.
    Being intentional about relationships and scial capital building.
    Overcoming the loss of office osmosis and face-to-face interaction.
    Building an effective and productive hybrid team culture.
    Our Hybrid Management Training Programme takes these key insights and structures them into a 5 part live, in-person and virtual program to give managers the skills and knowledge they need to build high performing hybrid teams. The program is delivered through 60 minute to 2 hour (module dependent) interactive Zoom workshops (also available in-person) with follow-up manager coaching as required.

    With interactive lessons, hands-on exercises, and real-world case studies, they will learn how to prioritize and integrate remote work best practices into their management style.

    Our goal is to equip your managers with the tools, framework and knowledge they need to lead their hybrid team to success, no matter where they're working from.

    Who is the program for?

    Leaders who wish to develop a tailored training program to improve their organization's hybrid team leadership skills and capabilities
    Leaders wishing to build a high-performance hybrid management capability inside their organization.

    Don't let the challenges of hybrid work hold your
    organization back

    Find out more about how CultureGene can help you enhance your managers' skills to lead and manage a successful hybrid team?
    Want to find out more about how CultureGene can help you up skill and fast track your management skills?

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