How reliable are your commitments? If you and your colleagues are bad at doing what you promised, here’s an quick guide to getting proper commitment. Have you been in meetings where lots of decisions are made but nothing gets done? Unless you finish the meeting agreeing “who will do what by when,” everyone in the meeting has wasted their time. In a business conversation, a decision states an intention, but a commitment holds you accountable. Although… read more →
If you want a successful business, then you need to make sure your employees feel like they’re working for something greater than just profit. Companies with a clear sense of purpose do better than those without one. A study from Deloitte confirms it: organisations that focus their energies beyond pure profit do better than those without a “culture of purpose”. But the survey also states that most executives and employees… read more →
This says it all really…Lynne Cazaly‘s illustration showcases brilliantly Simon Sinek‘s ‘Start With Why’ ideas on organisation development.
We were intrigued by the following post from Robin Damsky of Find – Fulfill – Flourish, and its implications for business leaders interested in really motivating and engaging their people: There is a remarkable TEDtalk by Dan Pink, author of Drive, about motivation and how it relates to profits. He recaps two studies, one done at MIT and the other in Madurai, India, exploring the relationship of incentives to motivation… read more →