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Cultivating a Performance Oriented Culture

Performance Oriented Culture  A performance-oriented culture in a software development company focuses on achieving high productivity, quality, and speed in delivering software. This culture emphasizes continuous improvement, innovation, and excellence throughout the development process. One way to cultivate this kind of culture is by aiming for a generative culture, as defined by Dr. Ron Westrum. […]

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Coffee Across Time Zones: Brewing Connections and Fostering Global Community at Perficient

Building Genuine Connections in a Global Workplace In the ever-evolving landscape of the modern workplace, where collaboration often transcends geographical boundaries and time zones, the importance of fostering genuine human connection cannot be overstated. At Perficient, we recognize the value of cultivating a strong sense of community and belonging among our Global Community of colleagues, […]

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fEASTback Model: Optimizing Feedback with a Behavioral Perspective

Providing feedback is essential for driving innovation, improving technical and behavioral skills, and strengthening team dynamics. The EAST methodology (Easy, Attractive, Social, Timely) offers a powerful framework for delivering feedback in a way that is more easily received and applied, which can help promote an environment of continuous growth. By applying these principles, individuals can […]

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Balancing Work and Home Life: 4 Ways to Support Better Mental Health for Mothers

I recently became a mother for the third time, welcoming a beautiful baby girl in July 2023. Stepping into the whirlwind of newborn life with two other children in tow felt like diving headfirst into uncharted waters! Balancing the needs of three young humans has become my daily adventure, filled with equal parts chaos and […]

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5 Obtrusive Blockers to Avoid as a Servant Leader

We’ve all heard of servant leadership. The concept of “being a servant” to your teams and treating employees as critical individuals to be cultivated and empowered, has strong merit. However, many organizations fall short, with those at the top of the hierarchy viewing employees as interchangeable cogs in the corporate machine. Instead of diving deep […]

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We’re All Outraged! Turning Passion into Results.

If you were to pop open any social media platform or news app right now and scroll through a couple dozen posts, you’ll easily get the feeling that everything is #%&$ falling apart. Everyone is mad at something. We now use the term “doomscrolling.” In the past we had Yellow Journalism and we are there […]

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Fusing His Passions for World Travel and Adobe Digital Marketing, Jay Jackson Expedites Growth

Utilizing unique personal and professional experiences, Atlanta-based Adobe marketing expert, Jay Jackson, excels in his role as the Director of Perficient’s Adobe Digital Marketing practice. Before Perficient, Jay held various customer marketing leadership roles. With over 20 years of experience aiding Fortune 500 companies to enhance customer satisfaction, drive organizational efficiencies and boost revenue, he […]

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Cultural Bridges: Insights from Perficient’s Integration

In the dynamic world of corporate mergers and acquisitions, merging different organizational cultures often presents both challenges and opportunities. This was precisely the focus of the first Cultural Connections ERG panel of 2024 organized by Perficient, where members from various regions shared their experiences and insights on how to navigate the integration process and leverage […]

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4 Reasons You’ll Love Working for Perficient in Charlotte

Working at Perficient, you’re invited to join a global community of talented colleagues, all while being encouraged to make a meaningful impact in your local community as well. Here are four reasons our local colleagues say they love working for Perficient in the city of Charlotte. 1. Team Culture Company culture plays a huge role […]

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Zigs & Zags – The Opposite of a Great Idea Can Also be a Great Idea

I get a lot of enjoyment from the creative and innovative side of the work I do. Helping clients or my teams break out of the day-to-day and explore the unexpected. I’ve discussed innovation myths before and how to use lateral thinking to expand your pool of ideas in unexpected ways. One of my favorite […]

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The Lies We Tell Ourselves – Why Transparency is Key

We like being lied to. If you don’t believe that, then you’re not being honest with yourself! In this article I’ll cover some of the common self-deceptions, biases, and societal pleasantries we entertain. Then, I’ll cover why transparency, even when uncomfortable, is always the better option. Self-Deception: We Lie to Ourselves From ancient society working […]

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Suspend Reality – 6 Steps to Move from Fantasy to Execution

We’re just now finishing up the holiday season. At this time of year, I’m always intrigued by the magic of the holidays we celebrate, and the optimistic goals we set for the new year. Even the lies we tell ourselves. It amazes me how we collectively like to suspend reality for a bit, reflect, and […]

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