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The cells of our body multiply or divide into two through the process of mitosis. Think about how white blood cells gather together to attack foreign substances in the body. They do so in a self-organized style that requires all to rely on one another to attack and rid the body of disease.
As Patrick Lenconi taught us, and our team referenced in the first blog, all teams are built on trust.
In this blog, Jen, Jess, and Hoots explore the relationship between conditions, affirmations, trust and vulnerability and how they feed into one another as a system. The importance of culture always drives us back to these fundamental building blocks.
As this blog series has developed, Jen, Jess, and Hoots have discovered an iterative cycle that reminds us of another previously established cycle: the PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) cycle. Our team has chosen to use a similar acronym when it comes to building Culture.
The construction industry reminds me very much of today’s school system! Both are broken and there doesn’t seem to be much attention on building learning capability.
During the authors’ time together in graduate school, they stumbled upon two mindsets with which they and their peers sought knowledge and expertise in different fields of work. The two mindsets being that of a practitioner and an academic person.