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Norms & Values

At Betty Blocks, our culture is highly valued. To gain a deeper understanding of our culture, as well as the norms and values that form the foundation of it, we conducted eight sessions with our employees and a separate session with the management team.

These sessions have shown us that our employees particularily place great value on collaboration, personal growth, and respect. To capture the unique spirit of Betty Blocks, we have rephrased these values in a way that is representative of our company culture. All the results from these sessions were utilized as the basis for our norms and values outlined below.

Trust and Enablement

  • We believe passionate people run on trust

  • We give colleagues responsibility for and ownership over their results

  • We make our own decisions, while constantly involving our stakeholders

  • We take full ownership and responsibility over our own work, tasks, and projects

  • We trust that we all have the best intentions

Reach for the stars

  • Creating Betty Blocks success is our priority

  • We believe in the Betty Blocks vision and organization

  • We want to make an impact, are results driven, focused and persistent to reach our goals

  • We demonstrate passion in our work and go the extra mile

  • We see everything as an opportunity for learning and growing and strive to improve ourselves

  • We see opportunities over limitations and wins over setbacks

Think outside the Betty Box

  • We create an environment to try, experiment, fail, and learn

  • We think outside of the box and beyond the first possible solution

  • We seek alternative perspectives to improve our ideas to solve problems and tasks

  • We are flexible and thrive in a constantly evolving environment

Every Betty is valued

  • We listen well and seek for understanding

  • We are mentally present, participate actively, and give people our undivided attention

  • We debate openly and respectfully regardless name or job title

  • We empathize and value one another

  • We use humor to bond and to cheer each other up

  • We support decisions made, also when there is agreed to disagree

Better together

  • We believe the best results come from working together

  • We are one team, we all have the same goal

  • We believe that the best ideas sprout from spontaneous interactions

  • We provide one another with constructive, ongoing, and timely feedback

  • We value and make use of each other’s expertise and knowledge

  • We enjoy helping each other

Balance and joy

  • We acknowledge and celebrate each other’s hard work and achievements

  • We take care of each other’s mental and physical wellbeing

  • We know when it's appropriate to relax, joke, and party

  • We openly discuss a healthy work-life balance

  • We make time for team and relationship building