Authenticity is a short cut to flow and optimal performance. Goffee and Jones’s book (Why Should Anyone Be Led By You?) was a game changer, and they’ve done it again. Authenticity again to the fore, wonderfully described, expressing your values skilfully.
This book is worth its money alone for the question it poses. Turning traditional views on its head – why should anyone work here? In the changing world of work; think gig economy, this is a question that people are
If these postings encourage you to describe flow as your favourite 4 letter F word then my work here is done. Fire has to be up there as well, primordial, life saving and relaxing. The fire triangle describes the need for fuel, oxygen and a spark.
Likewise the ‘flow triangle’ requires mindset, environment and a group. Take one away and you’ll struggle to create anything. Wet matches in the wind.
But if you engineer these three principles you’ll find your creative spark.
Making our values valuable is a classic shortcut to optimal performance. Dignity would no doubt register on many people’s radars, but have you ever considered what it means to you? Of course it will mean different things to different people; perhaps trust, respect and being listened to will shed some light on the subject.
A proactive and positive approach to relationships, respecting values/attitudes/beliefs. A reactive approach to curbing unacceptable behaviours – discrimination, bullying or harassment. Even just not being listened to