2018 Conference How we made wd 40 a happy billion dollar business

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How We Made WD-40 a Happy Billion-Dollar Business - Garry Ridge
Happiness At Work Conference
21. maj 2018
CEO Garry Ridge will give you a look “under the hood” of one of the world’s most recognized brands,WD-40 Company, where 98% of employees say they “love to work”, and 99% say that their “opinions and values are a good fit” for the company. This high engagement has resulted in a company that has doubled in revenue in the last decade, and is on a trajectory to double again in the next.

Garry will share his “learning moments” from his journey to transform the company’s culture, beginning in 1997. Lessons and principles covered include:

The personal journey of every servant leader, and why that philosophy is critical
The emotional connection of a greater purpose that creates high engagement
How to carefully and consciously choose values that will be embedded in all aspects of leadership and employee development
Why investing in people who invest in themselves is a secret to succession planning and greater organizational capability
The difference between a “team” and a “tribe”, and why WD-40 Company strove to create a cohesive tribe that spans 15 countries where employees work
How company performance results are directly connected to its focus on people