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Professional Communication
Magazine on communication related to work and civic activity.
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Break the Rules of How Business is Done

Break the Rules of How Business is Done | Professional Communication |

In addition to creating a new company that is disrupting the status quo, many founders are also challenging the old norms of how businesses operate in order to add value. When you are struggling to raise capital, hire, and scale your business, is there time and energy available to also rethink how you do business in general? How much effort do you want to put in to stand out as a company not only creating something spectacular, but also a company that differentiates itself as an employer? What truly matters in the end is whether that transformational effort adds value.


In 2012, the gaming company Valve published their novel Employee Handbook which outlined their organization structure (or lack thereof). Valve challenged the notion of having assigned projects to work on or managers to report to. Many other companies have taken similar approaches not only to attempt to operate more efficiently, but also to attract and retain talent by differentiating their companies from the mainstream.

Via The Learning Factor
The Learning Factor's curator insight, October 16, 2016 8:08 PM

Making just small changes to how you do business inside and outside the company can help you attract bright employees and increase innovation, argues Julia B. Austin.

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[infographic] Industrialized vs Humanized Companies

[infographic] Industrialized vs Humanized Companies | Professional Communication |
How can being more open, trustworthy, and courageous through social media transform your corporation? Park Howell expands the idea of humanization vs. industrialization in this guest post.

Via Maddie Grant
Michael Plishka's curator insight, November 12, 2013 3:05 AM

How would your company stack up?

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, July 25, 7:48 AM
Industrialized vs Humanized Companies