Kevin Oakes is the is CEO and co-founder of i4cp, the Institute for Corporate Productivity, a top research firm that discovers the people practices of high-performance organizations. Previously, Kevin was CEO of the first company created by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, as well as President of SumTotal Systems, one of the world’s largest providers of talent and learning solutions. He joins the show today to share insights from his new book, Culture Renovation: 18 Leadership Actions to Build an Unshakeable Company.

Listen in as Kevin discusses the relevant and meaningful differences between best practices and “next practices,” why structural changes in an organization are critical for creating a great culture, and the major shift that Microsoft undertook that was key to its growth. You'll hear seasoned advice for entrepreneurs who want to create a great organizational culture and the current trend that Kevin hopes will continue long after the pandemic ends.

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