Build your career in culture

Lead with Design Thinking


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Welcome, Culture Friend!

This is the place where
culture-focused professionals (like you!) come to
Grow our culture skillsets,
Be part of a supportive community, and

Create better places to work for everyone, everywhere.


Meet Your Community of Peers

The Workplace Lab is an online community for professionals working in HR, People Operations, Talent and Culture.

“We help each other with workplace challenges. We discuss how to improve our company culture. We brainstorm, collaborate and learn from one another.”

“We’re a global community of culture champions honing our skills to innovate the employee experience and be culture leaders.”

Meet the Community

Uplevel your Culture Skillset

Workshops for Culture-Focussed Leaders

The Design Thinking workshops for employee experience are an engaging and fun way to connect with other culture-focused professionals seeking to reimagine workplace cultures. You get access to learning, discussion, and group work. Learn facilitation techniques to bring back to your workplace.

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Hold up! Let's call out the elephant in the room
Hi, I'm Vanessa Shaw, Thanks for stopping by
Everyone deserves to have a great place to work. But there are not enough great places to work.

That’s why I built this community. Here, we experiment with new approaches to create more human workplaces.

Whether you want to stay in touch with great ideas or you have a few of your own…

I’m so glad you are here!

Join our community!
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