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E272 | Harnessing the Power of Intentional Culture Transformation with Dr Jessica Kriegel

Feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by the lack of progress in your efforts to transform your company’s culture? Fear not, this week, we have an amazing guest on Mind Your F**king Business Podcast to bring you proven strategies that can help you achieve true and intentional culture transformation, leading to tangible business results.

This week, Dominic Monkhouse talked with and learned from Dr. Jessica Kriegel, Chief Scientist of Workplace Culture at Culture Partners. During their conversation, Jessica delved into the world of workplace culture and challenged the notion of generational stereotypes.

He passion for culture transformation was born out of a negative experience early in her career, which led her to research best practices for creating a positive and impactful workplace culture. In this episode, she debunks the stereotypes surrounding millennials and shares her insights on how intentional culture transformation can drive tangible business results. Jessica offers valuable advice for leaders looking to transform their organisations.

Download and listen today to gain a fresh perspective on culture transformation, employee experience and learn how to achieve your desired results through intentional culture building.

Download and listen to learn more.

On today’s podcast: 

  • A simple way to define culture
  • Debunking generational stereotypes
  • The Culture Equation to build a culture that drives results
  • Creating intentional experience to drive people’s beliefs and actions
  • Why leaders need to foster positive accountability

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Culture Partners


Unfairly Labeled

Who is Jessica Kriegel

Dr. Jessica Kriegel is the Chief Scientist of Workplace Culture for Culture Partners, leading research and strategy in best practices for driving results through culture. As a data scientist, her mission is to ‘quantify culture.’ Her doctoral research and practical application through consulting engagements with Oracle, Toyota, Lockheed Martin, and Bank of America, to name a few, led to the Culture Equation. In this tested model, strategy is combined with culture to deliver consistent results. 

Today, Jessica applies data-driven insights to dismantle the chaos of poor morale, low performance and missed financial goals. She is a Fortune 100 Thought Leader and international keynote speaker, as well as the author of Unfairly Labeled: How Your Workplace Can Benefit From Ditching Generational Stereotypes.

What you’ll hear from Jessica

3:04 – What led Jessica to research workplace culture 

4:54 – Jessica’s definition of culture

5:24 – Who drives culture in a company?

6:04 – Jessica’s experience in a toxic workplace and quiet quitting

8:33 – Working for Oracle

9:25 – Are Millennials different from Baby Boomers?

11:10 – Changing Mark Hurd’s mind about generational stereotypes

14:33 – Falling into labels and group dynamics

17:04 – The issue with a culture of ‘Us vs Them’

18:16 – Coming up with the ‘culture equation’ to intentionally build a culture of success

20:04 – Crafting a powerful purpose and strategy

21:00 – The Results Pyramid to transform and scale culture

23:34 – What drives people’s actions

24:00 – Creating intentional experiences to influence people’s beliefs and actions

26:18 – The Redstone Credit Union case

28:39 – The results of thinking intentionally about culture

29:27 – When doesn’t the playbook work?

30:09 – The power of positive accountability

33:43 – What Jessica knows now she wishes she had known earlier

34:46 – Book recommendations

Book recommendations 

The Oz Principle

Change The Culture, Change The Game

The Way of the Pilgrim

Everything is illuminated

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