If the cultures merge effectively, what is created will be better and broader with more appeal that=n what each company offered alone. If the cultural merger fails, then the companies can destroy each other... and you with them.
Engaging, inspiring company cultures like Google, Zappos and Pattagonia aren’t build in a day. They’re the result of a conscious effort to engage each member of the company in a core vision mission and values that are about more than just making a buck. To create an inspiring company culture you’ll need to do more than just a one day workshop to team build or add a ping pong table to the break room, you’ll need to examine your core beliefs.
Here are 5 tips to help you manage your stress, calm down and stop worrying... or at least effectively manage your emotions.
1. Limit Distractions & Eliminate Interruptions
- Pretend you are inside “The Cone of Silence”: put a sign on your door “I’ll be available at 2:00 PM.”
- Switch off all electronics alerts & notifications ...
“There’s something really interesting that happens when a company can’t fit around one table anymore — things just start to get a lot harder,” says Graham. “Where it used to be simple to communicate, people suddenly complain that they don’t know what’s going on anymore. They don’t know why you’re making certain decisions. They don’t know each other as well. They don’t know what they should be doing. I’ve seen so many companies really struggle in this phase.”