But the much more powerful question, especially for people on the front-lines of business is: What gets you up in the morning? What keeps everyone more committed than ever, more engaged than ever, more excited than ever, even as the competitive environment gets tougher than ever?
Organizational change is inseparable from individual change. Simply put, change efforts often falter because individuals overlook the need to make fundamental changes in themselves. Anyone who pulls the organization in new directions must look inward as well as outward.
Research suggests nine ways to get ahead of the pack.
Sandeep Gautam's insight:
Normally the articles I share are more relevant to managers this one is for all you individual contributors:-) this is what separates the exceptional from the ordinary...seek such opportunities and imbibe such behaviors,...and you will definitely stand out!!
Your willingness to risk as a leader is contingent on your capacity to be vulnerable. Travis Waits shares about the armor that leaders put on which prevents their authenticity and effectiveness. Leaders make the most impact when they use their influence.
It seems like so much of what I do these days seems to revolve around storytelling and brands. I thought it would be useful to look at employee engagement through the lens of the five Ws – who, what, when, where, why – and one H – how – to [...]