At the center of your being
you have the answer;
you know who you are
and you know what you want.
– Lao Tzu
One of my greatest joys as an entrepreneur is having the privilege to set the stage upon which those within my sphere of influence can enter into self-discovery. The workplace can be so much more than just a place where work gets done. In fact, it’s hard to find a better environment for coming into one’s own.
The default corporate environment is cold, unfriendly, competitive and utterly stifling to creative self-expression. As such, to create a different type of environment requires deliberate planning and constant care. I’ve realized over the years that there are several fundamental qualities which must be universally upheld if there is to be a corporate environment which facilitates rather than frustrates self-awareness.
Those qualities are:
Condition the soil of your company, division or department with these qualities and you will not be disappointed with what grows!