Conversations make businesses earn social capital and get them to be sustainable.
Businesses today need lot more conversations internally and externally to build trust and translate that into profits.
A relationship starts with a conversation. Each conversation creates trust when one comes from the purpose perspective and with the intent of giving value.
Employee engagement is not improving and the impact on business profitability is huge. Leadership and culture have critical roles in this as well the organizational purpose. On a generic level we need to get back to the basic of ‘doing good’ and creating social capital instead of the historically conditioned ‘doing well’ to make profits.
Our people is our greatest asset is a myth! If people were really the focus of businesses then the global engagement would not be at 15% and neither would we see the breakdown in ethics, corporate leadership and culture that has been witnessed in the recent past.
The way forward is through employee engagement where the organization is lead as a family unit benefiting the people responsible for its activities.
Thanks to Amer Kayyal I came across this video in my LinkedIn feed. Amer shares some of the most poignant videos that have striking messages which touches the heart. A few of these have struck a chord in me, from a professional perspective, with regards to a couple of new things I’m putting together for […]
Identifying business purpose plays a significant role in leadership finding what technology to invest in and how to create sustainable value from it.