How do you know if your workplace is healthy or not? Ask. Real-time surveys are a great way to get feedback about your organization directly from the people who operate within it. The more out of balance your organization is relative to the 7 Core Factors of Culture: Resources, Trust, Meaning, Leadership, Stress, Connection, and Congruence, the greater the friction, obstacles, and challenges you'll face while pursuing your goals. In contrast, the greater your ability to balance the 7 Core Factors of Culture, the smoother your journey will be.