“If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people.” – Ancient Chinese Proverb
How do we develop an organization that can accomplish its vision, live its mission and be a sustainable thriving force for good in the world? It starts with having a mission and vision that is alive, clear and compelling; a clearly articulated reason for being that is accessible to each individual who is committing their time and effort to bring this vision to life. An articulation that not only sets the direction for the organization as a whole, but one in which each employee can see themselves, and how their individual purpose is connected to that of the organization.
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Article by: Rod Bacon, Leadership Consultant – San Francisco