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Enable communities of passion

“Passion is a multiplier of human effort, but it can’t be manufactured. It’s present only when people get the chance to work on what they truly care about.”

Passion is a significant multiplier of human accomplishment, particularly when like-minded individuals converge around a worthy cause. Yet a wealth of data indicates that most employees are emotionally disengaged at work. They are unfulfilled, and consequently their organizations underperform. Companies must encourage communities of passion by structuring work and revising management processes to help people tap into a higher calling at work, by connecting employees who share similar passions, and by better aligning the organization’s objectives with the natural interests of its people.

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Enable communities of passion

“Passion is a multiplier of human effort, but it can’t be manufactured. It’s present only when people get the chance to work on what they truly care about.”

Passion is a significant multiplier of human accomplishment, particularly when like-minded individuals converge around a worthy cause. Yet a wealth of data indicates that most employees are emotionally disengaged at work. They are unfulfilled, and consequently their organizations underperform. Companies must encourage communities of passion by structuring work and revising management processes to help people tap into a higher calling at work, by connecting employees who share similar passions, and by better aligning the organization’s objectives with the natural interests of its people.

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A framework is needed to make an effective community in an organization,  a framework which engages the whole organization as a community without ranks and allows a free f
Hack by virender vyas on March 21, 2011
We recently discovered something that we are excited about.  It is called CoreClarity.  For several years I have been intrigued by the concept of people's talents.  Too often, with appr
Hack by Michael Harkins on December 30, 2010
While we collectively talk incessantly about "learning" organizations, we do not provide a podium for people to express thier TWO fundamental (and probably the most impactful) feelings   a.
Hack by Ravindra Krishnappa on November 10, 2011
Agency theory and the systemic nature of investor owned companies favour top down control, demand compliance and restrict the flow of information, creating disengaged employees.
Hack by Graham Ramsey on March 1, 2011
Regardless of our respective role in a company, you might realize how booked are our diaries at the moment we want to set up a meeting with a customer, a colleague, a peer or even our boss / coach.
Hack by Claudio Brenna on October 13, 2011
"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do, than by the ones you did do".- Mark Twain. Profound Problem indeed!
How about an organizational struture where where no one person is in charge, there are no secrets, and structures allow leaders to naturally emerge.
Hack by Adele Burnes on November 3, 2010
Why should we valourise and celebrate " working hard"?All activities from studying to working in the office seems to be focused on " working hard".It is an insult to the greatest geniuses of all
Hack by Ganesh.B.E. on April 18, 2012
What happened to the original investor that was truly intersted in the wellbeing of the company he/she invested in? Investors today seem to go for the quick profit only.
Hack by Ben Smits' on February 28, 2012

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