Define Your Own Version of Success For Your Small Business and Yourself
How do you measure your success?
Success has largely been taught as comparative metric. If you reach a certain target then you are successful. If we get a certain number of downloads then we have a successful podcast. A certain score on the SAT means getting into a better school or a worse school. A certain number of employees or level of revenue means you have a successful business. And god forbid, we measure ourselves against the perceived success of those we see posting about their own greatness on social media. All that can really get into your head and mess with your self worth.
Therefore, by measuring your success based on a comparison to others….another person, another business, another podcast…
Business Over Beer Episode #84. with Katie Zink, Part 1
On this episode of the Business Over Beer Podcast, we have Katie Zink, Founder of Social Construct Consulting. Katie focuses her work at the intersection of employee activism and culture, where she helps organizations create an initial Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) plan and works closely with them on how they’re going to make culture change happen.
In the episode, Katie gives us her definition of corporate culture, the different components that make up culture, and how perks impact culture. Also, we discuss navigating proper cultural language, privilege of dominant culture, and creating pathways to success for all.
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