It’s in our nature to want to work, as long as our heart is in it, and if we can feel that our work has meaning and purpose.
Lack of motivation is often linked to demotivating factors in the organization and its culture. Team leaders need to recognize and address these factors and to work towards a transformation of the culture.
To achieve great team functioning and performance you need to do more than communicate your vision and strategy, develop outstanding monitoring and control processes and effective project management:
You also need to instil passion and to encourage authentic behavior.
It's all about allowing passion to flourish
Whatever the number of microphones: if there is no genuine desire to listen, the team will remain a set of individuals driven by their own goals.
Do we always choose the direction?
Passion is sometimes concealed, like the left passion-flower. Do we see it? Do we seek to find out why? Partly covered up by a leaf, yes. But why? What is the root cause?
Leadership is something each of us can see and experience in a personal way, from his or her own perspective.
Multiculturalism. No words needed.