Colleen Morris

corporate culture evolution

For Corporate Culture, “Back to Normal” Would Miss the Mark: My 2020 Takeaways

For Corporate Culture, “Back to Normal” Would Miss the Mark: My 2020 Takeaways We’re all participants in many different systems: households, families, racial and ethnic and religious communities, government and politics, healthcare, and for many of us, professional organizations – employers and otherwise. In a post earlier this year I said that employers working to support employees need to take an individual approach to employee needs. I also said that… Read More »For Corporate Culture, “Back to Normal” Would Miss the Mark: My 2020 Takeaways

My Covid Acceptance Curve: Supporting Staff in 2020 Means Custom Solutions

My Covid Acceptance Curve: Supporting Staff in 2020 Means Custom Solutions In product management, there’s a golden rule: run head-first towards the problem. After you get there, analyze, solution, revise, roll-out and repeat. As the CEO of a small technology company with a background in product management, I use this framework all the time. Many leaders do. It’s our job to find answers to complicated problems, often using a systems… Read More »My Covid Acceptance Curve: Supporting Staff in 2020 Means Custom Solutions

Think Whole Building Benchmarking is all About Compliance? Think Again.

Think whole building benchmarking is all about compliance? Think again. If we asked the question “why does whole building benchmarking data matter?” to a panel of building owners, utilities, policy makers, energy consultants, retrofit experts, researchers, government entities and others, a common thread in the answers might be: measuring building energy performance and making changes are the first steps in reducing carbon emissions. Though motivations depend on where you sit… Read More »Think Whole Building Benchmarking is all About Compliance? Think Again.

WFH in a Crisis: A Small Company Perspective on the Subtle Things that Matter Most.

WFH in a crisis: A small company perspective on the subtle things that matter most. It’s impossible to scroll through any news or social feed right now without encountering this refrain: working from home can be hard, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic (along with some version of “Here are the best tips for making it work!”). Balancing kids at home, partners and roommates working in shared space, the reality that… Read More »WFH in a Crisis: A Small Company Perspective on the Subtle Things that Matter Most.