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Alicia and the Culture Company team are leading voices on igniting engaged, values-led culture. 

Inspire Your Audience

Virtual & in-person interactive keynotes energize &

educate your audience.

Build an Engaged Workforce & Hone Skills

Virtual & in-person workshops align organizations behind common values and goals.

Retain & Ignite Your Talent

Engaged, values-led culture keeps your people motivated.


"I was blown away by the experience. Alicia has a brilliant mind and a huge heart. I left ready to take culture action."

Natalie Taylor Kapoulas 

OPX / Work Better Day



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"I absolutely loved Alicia's presentation. It brought to life real examples of brands we know and follow and how they are bringing values to the marketplace. The models and case studies were enlightening." 

Sana Rasul  

HR Girlfriends



In today’s competitive markets, people across industries are looking to strengthen their culture to get ahead. Culture defines what talent you attract and whether good talent stays. Culture determines productivity and fuels profit. How do leaders create a culture that is engaged, aligned and productive? In this interactive keynote, you practice one of the most important culture success principles. Putting these six principles to work will help ensure your organization meets the future with confidence. 

The Six Principles of Highly Successful Culture Initiatives 

Expect to Learn:

  • The six principles that underpin highly successful culture initiatives.

  • Common mistakes leaders make when implementing culture initiatives.

  • Why most culture initiatives fail.​​​

  • The most effective way to start a culture initiative.

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"Alicia inspired us to walk into a bigger vision. We are still talking about the conference she 

facilitated a year later."

Jorge Ventocilla

Hispanic Access Foundation

Create Powerful Workplace Culture with Values Storying

Stories inspire, educate and connect us to what is important. Yet most organizations are rich in experience but poor in stories. When people connect through stories, they form a heart-connection and learn one another's points of view. New understanding and empathy act as transformative agents that build trust, align teams, and galvanize staff, leaders and other stakeholders around common goals. 

Expect to Learn:

  • The science-based reasons stories shape culture and build authentic community.

  • Methods for creating a storytelling culture in your organization.

  • How companies are using stories for success.

Keynote: Values Storying

Values-Led Cultures 

In a world experiencing massive change, values provide you and your organization clear direction. Connecting to values helps you understand what is most important. Consistent adherence to values provides a competitive advantage building loyalty among customers and your workforce. 

Expect to Learn:

  • Why values create more loyal customers.

  • How values build engaged, aligned and loyal teams.

  • How to find and translate values into aligned and strategic leadership decisions.​​​

  • A model for using values to navigate change.


Align Teams with a Values Declaration 

Google's research on their highest-performing teams uncovered the common denominator of their top teams was not skills or education. Instead, it was group norms that built trust. In today’s high-stress environments, your teams cannot rely on unspoken rules to guide how they interact with teammates. Lack of clear communication leads to unmet expectations and creates unnecessary tension on your team. Explicit norms generated collaboratively become a team imperative. They boost team efficiency, trust and alignment.  


Expect These Outcomes: 

  • Shared norms that help your team align behind agreed upon behaviors and expectations.

  • Greater team cohesion to help your team reach its next level of performance.

  • Greater sense of connection to your teammates.​​​

  • Stories and rituals that bring shared norms to life.


Navigating Turbulence 

Expect These Outcomes:

  • Insights into how turbulence is affecting your workplace.

  • Understanding of what is most important to you and your teammates.

  • Greater team cohesion to help your team reach its next level of performance.​​​

  • Stories that bring shared team values to life.

To thrive in turbulent conditions, organizations need meaningful shifts in how teams relate to one another. Strengthen your team's ability to move with aligned action to successfully navigate rapidly evolving landscapes by connecting to values.


Teams explore turbulence in their environments, learn the tenants of a values-led management style, and explore implications of personal and organizational values for daily decision-making.

"Alicia's passion for the power of values-led work is infectious! Her session was energizing, fun, even joyful. I left inspired to act. She gave us concrete tools for building a culture of highly-productive, values-led teams."

Jim Schulman 

Alliance for Regional Cooperation

Create Values-Led Habits 

For values to thrive in your life or organization, they need to drive daily behavior. Values flourish when the micro-decisions being made across your organization support your core values. 


In this workshop, you learn the skill of mindful action. To move from autopilot to mindful values-led action, you learn to break down key behaviors into micro steps. By bringing your attention to each micro step, you can build new values-led behaviors. Over-time these behaviors become habits. 

Expect These Outcomes:

  • Understanding of why values-led habits are critical to successful culture.

  • Knowledge of the science of habits and how to build them.

  • Greater ability to turn off autopilot and lead with values in daily action.​​​

  • Stronger values-led behaviors within your team or organization.

Cultivate Your Innovator Mindset 

The Culture Company is partnering with Orange Grove Nine to offer this unique Innovator Mindset training. Teach your teams skills for mindful innovation and awakening creativity while solving a values-led design challenge. Grounded in neuroscience, participants receive learning cards with clear session takeaways. Watch this 90-second video to learn more. 

Expect These Outcomes: 

  • Enhanced team creativity for breakthrough ideas.

  • Memorable experiences that lead to greater team cohesion.

  • Breakthrough ideas solving a defined values-led design challenge.

Workshop: Cultivate Your Innovator Mindset

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"I am so grateful to have engaged Alicia and Orange Grove Nine in multiple workshops to build an innovator mindset. Each workshop was mind-expanding, multi-sensory, and impactful in reminding us all about our power within and how sharing stories connects us and helps build strong relationships that push us all forward together." 

Peter Newell  


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