149: Creating Effective Culture with Jesse James

September 25th, 2019 · 1 hr 11 mins

About this Episode

01:49 - Jesse’s Superpower: Empathy by Learning to be Empathetic

  • Taking a Step Back
  • Mental Triggers
  • Neurodiversity and Empathy

07:51 - Culture

  • What is culture?
  • Culture Fit
  • Creating/Building/Forcing Culture
  • Culture as a Descriptor
  • Affecting Culture
  • Culture as an Ongoing Process
  • Agile Methodologies for Culture
  • Culture Facilitators
  • Improving Heuristics
  • Meta Heuristics
  • Cultures Evolve Rapidly
  • Alienation
  • Survival Rules
  • Problematic Performance Reviews
  • Derision of Management
  • Manager Contribution


Jacob: Community: The Structure of Belonging by Peter Block: Community isn’t defined ahead of time. They define themselves.

Rein: The more important aspect of any organization is the structure of the relationships between the people in that organization, including and especially, power relationships.

Jesse: Personally taking effort in taking effort in finding third-party resources and sharing them with others.

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