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SPeak Performance by Jim Walz

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Chapter 18

Culture, Markets, and Personal Growth

Love is a Temple.

—From “One” U2

As part of their cultural enrichment initiative, the record company adopted a number of new rituals. The resulting employee satisfaction, expressed in follow-up surveys, convinced Jason that these rituals were critical to the overall health of the organization. Some were silly and some were profound. They helped the employees become stronger supporters of one another and, in many cases, close friends.

Leading the Market Again

The company had become a market leader in the genre of smooth jazz. Their artists were all charting, and they even had an artist as a regular radio commentator on the smooth jazz station. The Jazz Concert Series had become a huge hit in southern ...

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