Things to stop doing in 2024

January 5, 2024
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January 5, 2024 Maddie Grant

A poem.


A Poetic Ode to Workplace Culture in 2024

In the realm of culture, as the year unfolds,
We cast aside old habits, stories told,
With wisdom, intellect, we boldly steer,
Towards a future where all things are clear.

Zoom’s liberation, virtual realms untamed,
Asynchronous grace, our minds unchained,
Transparent talks, where honesty resides,
No more passive masks or veiled divides.

Email’s cluttered chaos, now put to rest,
We streamline messages, a digital quest,
In meetings, time respected, minds engaged,
With purpose, every moment, unrestrained.

Reply-all’s sword, a double-edged affair,
In careful hands, we tread with utmost care,
Trust-based environments, where secrets fade,
Authentic conversations, paths well-paved.

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Balanced fun and purpose, hand in hand,
A harmonious workplace, where we stand,
Individuality, diversity’s grace,
In collaboration, we find our place.

Inclusive growth, where every voice is heard,
Our tapestry of talents, undisturbed,
Data’s wisdom guides our every choice,
With metrics, we tune our vibrant voice.

As 2024 unfolds its vibrant hue,
We celebrate a culture bold and true,
With wisdom, change, and progress as our creed,
A workplace where all humans’ dreams succeed.

So, in this year of promise, let us sing,
Of culture’s transformation, joy we bring,
Embracing shifts, in unity we soar,
Towards a future worth striving for.


Thank you ChatGPT 😂😍

Maddie Grant

Maddie Grant, CAE, is an expert culture designer and digital strategist who focuses on helping organizations unlock the power in their culture and navigate culture change. She has specific expertise in digital transformation and generational differences in the workplace. She has explored the language of workplace culture for several years through her books, co-authored with her partner in business and life Jamie Notter, including Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World (2011), the Amazon category best-seller When Millennials Take Over: Preparing for the Ridiculously Optimistic Future of Business (2015), the Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement (2019), and Culture Change Made Easy, coming out in Fall 2023.