Here’s a very simple exercise to try at your next team meeting or employee retreat: Have a fast and furiously energetic brainstorm over what you need more of and what you need less of in your workplace. Your goal isn’t …
You have to admire a company that never does things half ass, whose entrepreneurial spirit is truly kickass, and whose marketing efforts occasionally have a smartass quality about them. These are the traits that not only flavor their culture, but also reflect the flavor of three of Kicking Horse Coffee’s blends: Kick Ass dark roast, Smart Ass medium roast, and Half Ass (with, naturally, half the caffeine).
The humble beginnings of Kicking Horse Coffee Co. Ltd. is reminiscent of Apple’s legendary beginning – the founders of Kicking Horse Coffee, Elana Rosenfeld and Leo Johnson, began selling coffee out of their garage in Invermere, British Columbia, in 1996. And as with so many success stories, the upstart company began with a clear vision of what it wanted to be once it was fully brewed. Wildly successful, naturally, but not just successful for the sake of being successful. They wanted to do things differently.
Another Year, a Better Workplace Culture
Rather than thinking about just what you are going to do in your workplace this year,
I challenge you to think about HOW you are going to do things at work this year.
There is a huge …