It’s been said that “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast." At Parallel Management Company, we believe that leaders must drive Strategy and Culture in parallel. We also believe that “Culture” is a verb. Rather than standing by helplessly as it develops and changes, leaders must intentionally define, nurture, and steer the culture, aligning people with strategy. “Culturing” begins with placing the right people in the right positions. Our PXT Select™ assessment helps select, develop, and coach A-players. Everything DiSC® assessments and training, our Culture Catalyst™, then helps the team communicate and work together effectively. And for taking the team to a whole new level, we offer The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™. Make the workplace a better place with Parallel Management Company.
- Every person has worth and growth potential
- Culture is a verb
- You manage systems and lead people
- Teamwork is the ultimate competitive advantage
- Business is fun
Easy on the Woo-Woo
According to Merriam-Webster, woo-woo is an adjective defined as, “dubiously or outlandishly mystical, supernatural, or unscientific.” Well-meaning HR and Training professionals often invest in team building initiatives that are entertaining or trendy. Many have never managed a P&L, pursued a sales goal, or scheduled production. They don’t always see eye-to-eye with business leaders tasked with delivering tangible outcomes.
At Parallel Management, we are experienced business leaders from the front lines. We’ve eye-rolled the latest flavor-of-the-month training class that took our people from the field, with no measurable results. Instead of woo-woo, we focus on maximizing the “Return on Investment in your people.” No trust falls or rah-rah team-building exercises here.