Episode 17. Better Culture comes from understanding your data with Lee Lam

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Listen to business experts and the blinds spots they see.
Hear the blind spots and understand how, through data and analytics, you can eliminate those blind spots.

Podcast Bullet points

  1. Identifying Blind Spots: The podcast explores the idea of "business blind spots," areas that leaders may not see, which can hinder growth. The speaker emphasizes that recognizing these blind spots enables businesses to become more potent and effective.
  2. The Power of Data in Shaping Culture: The host asserts that understanding your company’s culture through data analytics can lead to more informed decisions and ultimately help improve the organizational culture.
  3. Value of Niche Specialization: A guest, Lee, elaborates on the idea that companies, especially startups, should focus on specific areas of expertise. This focus makes them more attractive to customers and sets them apart in a crowded market.
  4. Data as a Transactional Mechanism: Both the host and the guest discuss how data should not only be a metric but a tool for continuous improvement. Data should help in making actionable decisions and should also include qualitative elements to give a complete picture.
  5. Importance of Adaptive KPIs and Feedback Loops: The podcast emphasizes the need for businesses to adapt their key performance indicators (KPIs) as they evolve. Additionally, the podcast discusses the necessity for feedback loops within the organization to ensure that leaders are aware of ground-level issues that may not be evident through data alone.

Statistics that underscore these points could be:

  • 58% of companies measure organizational culture, showing the increasing reliance on metrics to understand corporate environments (Deloitte).
  • Businesses that focus on a niche are 123% more likely to succeed than those who offer broad services (Forbes).
  • Companies using data-driven decision-making are 5% more productive and 6% more profitable than competitors (MIT).
  • 85% of companies that have employee feedback programs in place see an increase in engagement (Harvard Business Review).