It’s common to hear employees ask their leaders “What’s the strategy?” or “What direction are we heading in?” Here’s what they are really asking; What's the point of the hard work I’m doing? What am I working towards? Does this business have a future, and is my job safe? What does this business stand for, and do I
I'm a believer in the power of storytelling. Some of my favourite stories are fantasies (Lord of the Rings, The Avengers) and when my kids were little I’d tell them stories about the magic garden in our backyard. But when it comes to the stories you tell at work, there is no place for fantasies.