AGL 216: Organizational Culture with Steve Chaparro

About Steve

Steve Chaparro is an organizational culture expert and communicator who speaks worldwide about how companies can transform their workplace culture through intentional co-creation and communication.

Steve is a self-described frustrated visionary. His passionate message of navigating the transformative journey of leadership resonates with visionaries and innovators who find themselves stuck in the messy, in-between seasons.

He himself embodies and defines the in-between – the bridges, the connections, and the culture – of community. By standing astride disciplines of design, architecture, culture and communications, he equips community to speak for and solve for its own needs and aspirations.

He is founder and principal at Culture Design Studio, an organizational design agency based in Long Beach, CA. He previously served as VP of Strategic Design overseeing strategy, story and business development at Visioneering Studios, a national design-build firm.

As a keynote speaker, he has spoken to in-person and virtual audiences across the country. As a facilitator, he has led workshops with some of the top tech, pharmaceutical, real estate, and consumer package goods companies in North America.

He is also the creator and host of the Culture Design Show, a podcast featuring conversations about workplace culture with top leaders and thinkers.

He studied architecture at the University of Southern California and Strategic Design & Management at Parsons School of Design.

Steve lives in Long Beach, CA with his wife, two teenage sons, and noisy neighbors.

Today We Talked About

  • Steve’s background
  • Culture
  • Designing the process
  • Can’t copy or outsource
  • Leadership
  • Discover your culture
  • Culture of 1 (the culture of the leader)
  • Framing the problem
  • 360 reviews
  • interview your team
  • design sprint
  • pilot your ideas
  • Minimal Viable Product
  • Walk the Talk
  • Hybrid Teams

Connect with Steve

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