Your Team Want to Feel the Purpose in Their Work..
Instilling purpose in your team takes more than motivational talks, lofty speeches, or mission statements.
In fact, if overblown or insincere, those methods can backfire, triggering cynicism rather than commitment.
To inspire and engage your team, keep two things in mind.
First, purpose is a feeling. You could tell your team that their work is important, but how can you help individuals feel it firsthand? Think about ways to show people the impact of their jobs. Perhaps you could bring a customer in to share a testimonial, or send a small team into the field to experience the client’s needs for themselves.
Second, authenticity matters — a lot. If your attempts at creating purpose do not align with how you’ve acted in the past, employees will likely be skeptical, and they might be left feeling more manipulated than inspired.
Making the pursuit of purpose a routine, rather than a one-off initiative, will show employees that you’re serious about it.
This tip is adapted from “Helping Your Team Feel the Purpose in Their Work,” by Dan Cable
Who are JSL Solutions?
We are an established, reputable and ethical recruitment consultancy committed to working to the highest industry standards. We promote good practice through our proven experience, methods and processes. We have over 50 years of industry experience to partner with you to find the right talent or the right business.
We specialise in:
Automotive aftermarket recruitment
Sales & marketing recruitment
Industrial & Engineering recruitment
Senior appointments and executive search
Stewart Lupton is a very people focused professional who always puts the person at the core of every activity and decision. He has worked as a sales and marketing professional for the last 25 years and progressed throughout his career in a number of different blue chip organisations and SME’s to become the sales director of the UK & Ireland division of a globally recognised automotive component manufacturer before founding JSL. Stewart provides an ethical, highly compliant and reputable service that puts the client and candidate experience at the heart of everything that he and his company does.
Joanne Lupton is passionate about reducing the impact of organisational decisions on people and this is highlighted in her MSc thesis, how can NLP (neuro linguistic Programming) help reduce the impact of managing change on its people. Joanne has an enviable career history with a number of household recognised blue chip organisations. Joanne wanted to build a recruitment consultancy that is recognised for both its client and candidate experience and strives to achieve this through her commitment to the highest industry standards.
We can be contacted on 01270 845344, email us at email@example.com or visit us at www.jsl-solutions.com.
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