The most valuable lesson I have learned about workplaces, through working as a mentor with more than 1000 leaders, women and men, in over 40 countries since 1991, is that when people feel valued, live values, and deliver value, the enterprise is highly successful, regardless of industry, country, or economic climate.
There are two caveats to the above equation:
1) There has to be sound and ethical financial processes and systems in place, and
2) Products/services being provided are grounded in a unique understanding of what customers/clients need and want, including their experience preferences.
Building and sustaining a valued, values, value workplace requires an ongoing investment of time, energy, and money, remarkable leadership, management, and culture, and the steadfast application of proven principles in your own best way.
In the past decade I have witnessed the addition of a further criteria to this success equation. It's a game changer - leaders must be purpose-driven. This has come about through both evolution and revolution.
Often in my work I explore this with clients in an historical context as pictured below.
You can read more about this in this previous post where my terms of differencemakers and insightpreneurs are explained.
You might also be interested in my top 21 recommended business books for purpose-driven leaders. You can view and download the list here.
I have been doing a lot of 'deep work' in the past few months to create a simple yet profound diagnostic tool to enable you to assess all of the above. I've also been locking myself away to create a new flagship leadership development program.
I'm excited today to announce the release of the
It contains 58 statements to check your current vitality and positive impact leadership pulse.
Emailing your aggregated team results to me enables you to schedule a complimentary, no obligation online mentoring session with me. This means that both of us can accurately assess if a tailored program is for you and your team or not.
You can download the pulse check here.
Details of how we can work together are here.
I'm also going to conduct the program as a 6 months intensive open to individuals.
You can begin with the standalone half-day master-class in Ballarat on 22nd March. You can register here where you can also download the pulse check.
Or you can come straight into the intensive choosing one of the three beginning days. You can also download the pulse check at any of the following links.