EP 115: How Culture Can Impact Retention AND Turnover with Zech Dahms

Your organizational culture can be the gateway to attracting new hires to your company, but what about the employees working with you right now? Today I am joined by Zech Dahms on the show. He is an expert in culture development as well as the founder of Perennial Culture and the Community Engagement & Content Lead of Achieve Engagement. Listen in as we break down the importance of building trust through feedback and more specifically how this kind of feedback can play into their development. 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode

  • What is Eq? (3:40)
  • How to build trust through feedback. (6:58)
  • Stress management. (15:29) 

Actionable Takeaway for HR Professionals

  • Start with the executive team right by making sure they’re aligned and brought into the process. You almost have to be just as much of a salesperson as you are a solutions expert by pulling people into the conversation and making sure they’re aligned with their roles. (23:01) 

Actionable Takeaway for Executives

  • Rather than trying to make a huge change Initiative that’s only on your shoulders or the hr leader’s shoulders, bring your people into the room and co-create the experiences with them. (21:43) 

Ideas Worth Sharing

“Ask yourself what level of tension you are comfortable with, that at least pulls you forward into the future, but not to the point where it snaps.” - Zech Dahms Click To Tweet

Resources In Today’s Episode


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