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Culture Games

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Strong culture helps teams thrive as they face the rapidly changing world around them. How a team defines its culture can be both aspirational and descriptive. This talk explores the conversations that help a team define the culture it wants to cultivate and the practices to keep it vibrant.

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Culture Games

  1. 1. MAKING THE ODDS EVER IN YOUR FAVOR Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  2. 2. A STORY ABOUT A STORY Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  3. 3. SOME STORIES KILL Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  4. 4. STORIES LEAD TO PRACTICES Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  5. 5. SUBVERT DESTRUCTIVE STORIES Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  6. 6. “WE’VE ALWAYS DONE IT THIS WAY.” THE BIGGEST LIE? Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  7. 7. NOT ALL STORIES SUCK Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  8. 8. TRANSFORMATIONAL Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  9. 9. AVOID ABSTRACT VALUES Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  10. 10. I can only answer the question, “What am I to do?” if I can answer the prior question “Of what story or stories do I find myself a part?” - Alasdair MacIntyre, After Virtue Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  11. 11. TYRANNICAL STORIES MUST GO BUH-BYE Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  12. 12. TYRANNY OF THE… IMMEDIATE Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  13. 13. TYRANNY OF THE… EXCEPTION Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  14. 14. TYRANNY OF THE… EXCEPTIONAL Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  15. 15. TYRANNY OF THE… ADVERSARY Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  16. 16. TYRANNY OF … FATALISM Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  17. 17. YOU MAY BE THE ONLY CHARACTER IN THE STORY CAPABLE OF CHANGE Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  18. 18. HOW YOU CHALLENGE IS AS IMPORTANT AS WHAT YOU CHALLENGE Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  19. 19. PATIENCE-- CHANGING THE STORIES WE TELL TAKES TIME Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs
  20. 20. THANK YOU THE ODDS WILL NEVER BE IN YOUR FAVOR UNTIL YOU REEXAMINE THE STORIES THAT SHAPE YOU. Jeffrey Sykes @sykesjs

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