Honor “Wall Street” and “People”
I believe in the possibility of, and the need for, a corporate culture where the leaders honor the need for both profit, control and compliance alongside the need for expressions of Common Humanity, the experience of being cared for, where everybody aspires to bring out the best in each other. This includes a sense of community and having people feel like they are part of something meaningful.
The breakthrough needed is in having leaders become 100% responsible for both cultures at the same time rather than one at the expense of the other. What’s missing today is the leadership art of cultivating both profit and humanity in the workplace. That is the focus of this paper.
At Novartis Canada, we have proven Seven Fundamental Changes are required for meaningful numbers of corporate leaders to create a High Performing Human Workplace. Each requires a personal transformation in which someone takes 100 percent responsibility for profit and:
1. Care and Community
2. Dreaming Big
3. Individual Growth
4. Noble Purpose
6. Truth Speaking
Engagement goes down in most of the companies as a result of the above principles not being committed. The good news is: it doesn’t cost anything. The bad news is: money can’t buy it because it’s not about tools and processes.
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