Amazon (I’m told) anchors their culture with a metaphor. Every employee uses a cheap wooden door for a desk. It’s the key to getting a $107B company to act like a start up.
Baseball players anchor a culture of winning and mutual support by growing playoff beards.
Attitude is a kind of personal culture, and if you’re trying to make a change you need an anchor.
For me, efficiency is key. Believing I can succeed is terribly important.
It’s hard to feel that way sitting down.