Social loafing - reducing key performers to sarcastic spectators

Social loafing - reducing key performers to sarcastic spectators

In this article you'll find out that ... even motivated, former high performers can slow down their efforts in team environment (for a reason); strength of ownership depends mainly on who makes the statement; it's critical to learn (early) whether the people really believe in the final success; it's crucial to rule out an option of someone stating "I knew it will fail since the very beginning". Before I get to the actual point, a funny digression that nicely depicts how many topics are in my blogging queue: I've enqueued this particular blog post idea in ... December last year,…

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Having your soul in the game

Having your soul in the game

TL;DR Every independently thinking person can easily recognize all the enterprise talks regarding "engagement", "motivation" & "ownership" as stinking pile of worthless, corporate rubbish. Neither knowledge nor creative workers can be so easily "tricked" (even if they can, in fact they're just fooling themselves short-term ...) for "higher engagement" - sustainable recipe for strong-performing, highly-effective organization has to be based on principles of everyone having (at least) "skin in the game": a win-win-win-... scenario with everyone proportionally participating in both risks & successes (shared definition!) of enterprise they…

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