Phones stacked for a meeting. Photo Credit: Tuscon Local Media

Phones stacked for a meeting. Photo Credit: Tuscon Local Media

4) RITUALS

Banning phones in meetings: ritual of stacking phones or checking them at the door

Atlassian's Ship It Days: sprints to get a project started

Spotify on how they do large scale retrospectives in order to capture and spread learnings from big complex, multi-site efforts-- but in a decentralized way that is easier to manage.

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Explore other culture levers:
1) Values: Core assumptions and priorities
2) TalentWhat organizations look for in new members; how they hire, onboard, incentivize and train employees
3) Power structureHow people obtain, maintain, and lose power; how they give and receive feedback
5) Ways of WorkingThe "way we do things around here": norms, the ways organizations respond to problems
6) Physical environmentoffice space, physical artifacts, work hours