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Esther Perel

Culture Amp, the world’s leading employee experience platform, welcomes Esther Perel, renowned psychotherapist, New York Times bestselling author and ever emerging voice of relationships in the workplace, as its first external advisor. With Perel's strategic guidance, Culture Amp will enhance its research agenda, shape the direction of its platform, and deliver valuable insights and experiences to its customers.

Relational intelligence, once considered a “soft skill” in the workplace, is now recognized as core to leadership, retention, engagement, profitability and overall business success.

Perel has been actively involved with Culture Amp since 2019, contributing her insights as a keynote speaker at its leading workplace event Culture First Global and as the first guest on its top ranked Culture First Podcast. Building on this collaborative history, the advisory appointment solidifies a joint commitment to building stronger interpersonal connections in the workplace and beyond.

Culture Amp Co-Founder and CEO Didier Elzinga said, "We work hand in hand with thousands of leaders grappling with how to build high performance cultures that deliver impact - and what we find time and time again is that the core issues to be navigated are the relationships we have with each other in the workplace.

"Work is never just about work. It never was. Esther brings such incisive insight and wisdom to these conversations that leaders the world over are turning to her to help them navigate.

"We are delighted to work at an even deeper level with Esther to both bring innovation to our product, and to bring more of her wisdom to leaders around the world driving cultures of high performance", finished Elzinga.

Esther Perel said, “Most people are not living in the same town they grew up in the way their parents did. The same goes for work. If their grandparents lived and died in the same town and held the same job until they retired, today's employees move homes and jobs with unparalleled frequency. In the modern world, many of us have severed ties to the geographies, communities, and institutions that formally gave us a sense of identity and belonging. As a consequence, we now bring unprecedented expectations to work. But that also comes with a major opportunity to make work something special. We used to go to work to ‘make a living.’ Now we go to work to ‘make meaning.’

“I am honored to collaborate with Culture Amp as an advisor. Their mission – to create a better world of work – has never been more critical. And together, my hope is that we will inspire meaningful change and foster healthier relationships within organizations globally,” finished Perel.

In the months ahead, Culture Amp will be offering Perel access to Culture Amp’s team of people scientists and extensive database – comprising more than 1.3 billion data points – to help inform her work. In turn, Perel will provide insights and experiences for Culture Amp’s customers and audiences. Together they will lend gravitas in the next wave of relational intelligence insight.

Hear Didier Elzinga and Esther Perel in conversation at Culture First Virtual in May.

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About Culture Amp
Culture Amp revolutionizes how over 25 million employees across 6,500 companies create a better world of work. As the global platform leader for employee experience, Culture Amp empowers companies of all sizes and industries to transform employee engagement, develop high performing teams, and retain talent via cutting-edge research using powerful technology, and the largest employee dataset in the world. The most innovative companies across the globe depend on Culture Amp everyday.

Culture Amp is backed by over 12 years of innovation, leading venture capital funds, and offices in the U.S, U.K, and Australia. Culture Amp was recognized as one of the world’s top private cloud companies by Forbes and one of the most innovative workplace companies by Fast Company.

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About Esther Perel
Psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author Esther Perel is recognized as one of today’s most insightful and original voices on modern relationships. Fluent in nine languages, she helms a therapy practice in New York City and serves as an organizational consultant for Fortune 500 companies around the world. Her celebrated TED Talks have garnered more than 40 million views and her bestselling books, Mating in Captivity and The State of Affairs, are global phenomena translated into more than 30 languages. Esther is also the host of the hit podcast Where Should We Begin. Her latest project is a live event series called An Evening With Esther Perel currently touring in the US.


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