INTRAPRENUERS: FINDING HAPPINESS

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PART 2 of ???

According to weforum.org, “a record 4.4 million Americans left their jobs in September in 2021, accelerating a trend that has become known as the Great Resignation. One major driver appears to be that many workers are no longer willing to put up with the working conditions…”

Working conditions in that quote means culture. How much drama do you have in your workplace culture? How many artificial walls exist? What do your employees say about the culture (and not just the ones in the “executive suite”)? Sinek goes on to say, “Corporate culture matters. How management chooses to treat its people impacts everything for better or for worse.” What are you intentionally doing to grow your culture and keep your intrapreneurs?

If you think the solution is ping pong tables, beer dispensers, unlimited time off or even slides between floors, you are wrong? They work for a while. Then the new shiny toy wears off. Soon they gather dust like your treadmill that is serving as a place to hang clothes.

Don’t get me wrong, I love entrepreneurs, but not those who seek it for escape from something they could control. They have an entrepreneurial seizure thinking the grass is always greener. There’s no guarantee it is, though…to be continued…

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