Posts Tagged 'employee engagement'

Love at Work Really? Really! (Part 2)

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Love at Work Really? Really!   (Part 2)

In the last issue we began establishing a common understanding to the meaning of love in business and building a business case for creating more love at work. Today we continue our discussion by focusing on:

  • How to recognize love in the workplace so you can create more love in your business
  • Specific financial benefits companies achieve when more love is created in business
  • Strategies to take action on to create positive change in your business

First let’s recap love’s meaning that we sought ...

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Love at Work Really? Really!

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Love at Work Really? Really!

What is your initial reaction when you hear that successful CEOs, owners and executives want more fulfillment, love and meaning in their businesses, not just their lives?  If your response is, “Love at work really – come on, work is not the place for love!”   Then possibly it’s simply a difference in definitions, beliefs and expectations of love that creates this misunderstanding.  Before you read on it would be helpful for you to consider and answer:

  • What does love at ...
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Breakthrough Success Strategy™ for Top Line & Bottom Line Growth

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Breakthrough Success Strategy™ for Top Line & Bottom Line Growth

Over the past 9 blogs we’ve taken the opportunity to gain greater clarity into the Soul of your business, with that insight let’s consider how it fits within the bigger context of your business.  If you missed the last 9 issues, we’ve just finished taking a journey into The Soul of A Business™ to gain clarity for each of the 9 core elements (as listed in image).

The Soul of A Business is what leadership, employees and customers (The Business Trinity™) align to. Creating and maintaining this ...

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The Soul of A Business™: Relationships

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The Soul of A Business™:  Relationships

This week we come to the end of our journey into the soul of your business with the discussion of The Soul of A Business™ 9th Core Element: Relationships. Relationships are a vast topic, so let’s bring it down to the basic level as business relationships are mirrors of personal relationships. While they’re mirrors of each other because we’re who we are at work and at home, Business relationship issues are easier to dismiss or hide because these ...

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The Soul of A Business™: People

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The Soul of A Business™: People

As we near the end of our journey into the soul of your business, we have two very important core elements that remain: People and Relationships. While Love is the core element that fuels the heart, People and Relationships are the heart because companies, especially professional service firms, cannot survive without them.

Over the past several months I’ve been reading and hearing about the increase in employees who are choosing to leave their employers. It’s my belief that employee turnover will ...

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The Soul of A Business™: Love

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The Soul of A Business™: Love

As we continue our journey into the Soul of your business, we reach the 7th and most powerful Core Element, Love. Love is our fundamental and universal life’s purpose. We were created to love and to be loved, making Love each and every persons’ primary human need. As a primary need it fuels our ability to function in life. Without Love basic tasks are challenging, “valleys” insurmountable and “mountains” difficult to climb.

In the book, Daring Greatly, ...

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The Soul of A Business™: Spirit

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The Soul of A Business™: Spirit

Now that you’ve stepped back to gain clarity and refine your Mission, Vision, Values, Principles and Culture it’s time to consider the Spirit of your company. Spirit is the sixth core element that makes up The Soul of A Business™.

Spirit is the essence that arises from the collective oneness of a company. It is the strongest when unity exists within The Business Trinity™ (leadership, employees and customers) and The Soul of A Business’s 9 Core Elements. When this unity exists, ...

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The Soul of A Business™: Culture

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The Soul of A Business™: Culture

Culture is the fifth of nine core elements that make up The Soul of A Business™ and is the most transparent from an outsider’s perspective. When clearly defined within a company, Culture is a powerful energy that unites The Business Trinity™ (the leaders, employees and customers).

Culture starts at the top and determines how a company lives out their mission, vision, values, and principles. As the company’s “personality”, Culture embodies all that a company is and desires to become.

Culture Determines and ...

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The Soul of A Business™: Principles

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The Soul of A Business™: Principles

Our journey into The Soul of A Business™ continues with the fourth core element, Principles, by building on last issues’ discussion about Values. Values and Principles go hand-in-hand because Values are only real when translated into actions through Principles.

Principles are the rules of conduct that guide businesses’ behavior and drive how business is transacted, relationships are built and people are treated. Making it critical for Principles and the behaviors they drive to align with your company’s Values.

Principles are how your ...

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The Soul of A Business™: Values

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The Soul of A Business™: Values

Our journey into The Soul of A Business™ continues with the third core element, Values. Understanding and remaining aligned to our Values is critical for greater health, happiness, success, meaning and fulfillment in life and business.

As the CEO, owner or top executive within your company, the business’ Values tend to mirror your personal values because we stand on our values no matter where we’re standing. While Values and Principles are frequently used synonymously, Values are what we stand for and ...

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