how to build business culture [podcast][rebroadcast]

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In this session of the Great Work Insights Podcast, Todd Nordstrom speaks with Garry Ridge, president and chief executive officer of WD-40, the penetrating oil and water-displacing spray. Ridge, a native of Australia has served as national vice president of the Australian Marketing Institute and the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association.

You will learn:

  • Without a doubt, it’s all about the people.
  • How WD-40 was founded and emerged as a global brand.
  • Tribal organization attributes and how it relates to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs–fulfilling a need to belong.
  • Learning and teaching are two of the primary objectives of our leadership.
  • Values are the core to create an atmosphere of freedom.
  • How corporate values relate to WD-40 and how they live them. Don’t just hang your values for employees to see, but truly live them.
  • How Ridge became involved with WD-40.
  • How people build a business.

Links and Resources Mentioned:

  • Learn more and connect with Garry Ridge

LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter

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