“Work life Balance” comes from “feeling safe” at work, this explains

Adopted from the following great quote of Simon Sinek “Work-life balance] has nothing to do with the hours we work or the stress we suffer. It has to do with where we feel safe. If we feel safe at home, but we don’t feel safe at work, then we will suffer what we perceive toContinue reading ““Work life Balance” comes from “feeling safe” at work, this explains”

This highlights a common phenomenon in poor work environments

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Jim Collins from the book Good to Great “Letting the wrong people hang around is unfair to all the right people, as they inevitably find themselves compensating for the inadequacies of the wrong people. Worse, it can drive away the best people. Strong performers are intrinsically motivatedContinue reading “This highlights a common phenomenon in poor work environments”

The biggest problems creating a right work environment can solve

Great organizations spend essentially no to very less energy in trying to align , motivating troops and managing change.. Under the right kind of work environments nurtured by level 5 leaders in such organizations the problems of commitment , alignment , motivation and change largely take care of themselves.. Adopted from Jim Collins’s book GoodContinue reading “The biggest problems creating a right work environment can solve”

This quote is a masterclass on “creating the perfect work culture”

Adopted from the following great quote of Seth Godin.. “Create a culture where peers inspire peers, in which each employee acts like a leader, pushing the culture forward. People like us do things like this. People like us, care.”

Building a great work culture inspired by the Hedgehog concept

Adopted from Jim Collins book Good To Great.. The following insights captured from the book reveal how to build a culture of discipline adhering to the Hedgehog concept in great organizations.. “Build a culture full of people who take disciplined action within the three circles fanatically consistent with the Hedgehog concept..” This would mean theContinue reading “Building a great work culture inspired by the Hedgehog concept”

Characteristics of a work culture led by finite minded leaders

Organizations led by finite minded leaders are characterized by work environments where people are pitted against one another to meet short term quarterly targets. These are leaders who give the utmost importance to performers who are high on IQ even if they are not team players and lack EQ. Such an environment is prone toContinue reading “Characteristics of a work culture led by finite minded leaders”

Components of Work Culture

Build a Work Culture based on trust takes a lot of doing. It starts by creating a space in which people feel comfortable and safe to be themselves. Work Culture has the following two primary components: Value system behavior Realizing these two components are the building blocks of a company work culture can help anContinue reading “Components of Work Culture”

How to create a work environment with “Intrinsically Motivated” people

The need of the hour is intrinsically motivated Type I people who are adept at doing “right brain” oriented work in the best possible. The following three principles when adopted in a workplace ensures the nurturing of such intrinsically motivated people. Create an environment where people feel good to participate and feel engaged Give peopleContinue reading “How to create a work environment with “Intrinsically Motivated” people”

Why Companies with a strong sense of WHY , are top performers?

Companies with a STRONG SENSE of WHY are able to INSPIRE their EMPLOYEES. These employees are more PRODUCTIVE and INNOVATIVE and the feeling they bring to WORK attracts other people eager to work there as well. When people inside a company know WHY they come to work , people outside the company are vastly moreContinue reading “Why Companies with a strong sense of WHY , are top performers?”