Why? Why do you exist? Your purpose (as an individual, a family, a business, a government, a team etc…) is no more complex than a combination of Your (shared) vision of the future. The Value you provide to your customers (This applies to all organizations especially government and Not-For-Profits as Ken Miller has highlighted). And […]
An organization has simply three parts: The Purpose for why it exists, The Process(es) by which it gets work done And the People who make it all happen We have tendency to allow everyday noise to overwhelm us. We have customer issues, supplier issues, just-in-time issues, maintenance issues, partner issues, consulting issues, accounting issues, retention […]
That was the question Dr. Dave Ulrich posed to our group. Like the rhythmic hymns of Sunday mass, all 40 Human Resources and Organizational Development professionals answered in unison: “PEOPLE”. Ulrich then asked us another question – Who is the only person to bring cash to your organization? The Customer of course… Ulrich asked his […]
They are just easier to SEE! Everyday we face problems, challenges and opportunities (PCOs) within our organizations. We are all motivated to work on the challenges and opportunities to make the problems go away. Who is to blame for these problems? Was it Jane who operated the equipment? Was it Jim who planned for 50 […]
If you want motivated people offer better bonuses! Right? No actually! Beyond our basic needs – food, shelter, and basic security – which ends up being about $70,000/year in North America, people are simply not motivated by money. Dan Pink has put to the business world what science has been screaming at us for a […]
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