“Companies need to change the way they manage and lead to match the way that modern humans actually work and live,” he says. “We’re trying to re-craft culture in a way that really matches that. I think that 99% of companies are kind of stuck in the ’90s when it comes to their culture.” – HubSpot CEO Brian Halligan

“Our company is really about the people who work here really driving ideas,” says LoCascio. “You can’t have scale unless you’re Steve Jobs, and I’m not Steve Jobs. You can’t, at scale, build product from the top down. I have a vision for the company, and you need everyone involved in the process.” – LivePerson CEO Rob LoCascio

“You know you’ve built a great culture when you’re not needed,” he says. “You have to be able to answer one question positively: ’Can the company go on if I get hit by a bus?’ That’s how I think how you build a great company and something that can scale.” –  Kno CEO Osman Rashid 

“I think that Google is very much a ‘bottom-up’ culture, where the leaders readily admit that they don’t have the good ideas and that the best they can do is build a culture where those ideas are likely to filter up. I certainly believe in that concept of hiring the most creative people and making sure they have the room to experiment, the room to come up with ideas.” – Factual CEO Gil Elbaz

In-terms of creating (or being a part of a company culture in development) “[Hsieh] said, ‘It’s a five-to-lifetime commitment, it’s not a two-year execution and you’re done. If you want to take it on, you’ve got to be willing to put that type of time into it.’”

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-create-a-great-culture-2013-8?op=1#ixzz2iebVqbK7