quality equals pride

Quality Equals Pride

Is there a direct linkage between the level of quality delivered within an AV systems integration project and the level of personal and organizational pride in that accomplishment? And if so – which comes first? Is there a causal relationship? Before we start – we need to define both quality

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managing growth

Managing Growth

In the face of increasing complexity, managing growth is a top priority for systems integrators The systems integration industry has become increasingly complex. Twenty years ago you didn’t have to focus on business processes in order to be successful, but you do today. “We have evolved beyond the days of

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your culture is your brand

Culture Shapes the Future of Tempest Technologies

Work hard, play hard. Take time for your family. We invest in our employees on a personal level. We provide opportunities for them to grow, not just along a career path, but also in their personal lives. “These are the core values of Tempest Technologies,” according to CEO Debbie Williamson.

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cost of culture

The Cost of Culture

Culture has become a real buzz word in the AV industry, and Navigate talks with a lot of companies about culture. But when we talk about culture, what do we mean? In this week’s video, Brad Malone breaks it all down, “Most of the time, I don’t think people really

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The AV Profession podcast

Responsible Actions

Positive reinforcement in the workplace is a good way to motivate your employees. But how should you balance this with negative reinforcement when it comes to creating deadlines and meeting goals. Navigate’s Brad Malone talks with us about creating a culture of responsibility within your business.

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The AV Profession podcast

Creating a Company Culture for Success

Brad Malone from Navigate Management Consulting discusses creating company culture. Malone describes the decisions that need to be made at the top by leadership. How do you incorporate culture and values throughout an organization? What do you do when handling “special” employees?

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Corporate vision

The Value of an Organization’s Vision

How important to a company is a shared vision — one that resonates with every person in the organization and is felt by every client? Let’s find out by looking at the typical progression and growth of an audiovisual integration company. Many AV integration companies start small, with three to

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