How Leaders kill Meaning at Work
Research shows that most executives don’t understand the power of progress in meaningful work and don’t act as though progress matters.
They may routinely undermine creativity, productivity, and commitment by damaging the inner work lives of their employees in four avoidable ways:
Trap #1 - Mediocrity Signals - Expressing a high purpose but signaling the opposite through actions
Trap #2 - Strategic Attention Deficit - Starting and abandoning initiatives too frequently
Trap #3 - Chronic indecisiveness - Running around in circles
Trap #4 - Misbegotten 'Big Hairy Audacious Goals' - Making grandiose statements with little relevance or meaning for people in the trenches
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