Team Building & Vision
„ Teaching the desire for the great wide sea ”
Today companies are facing an awakening and change process. Managers might realize more and more that their strategies, attitudes and current ways of dealing with employees no longer work. Employees are looking for meaning in their work. They are more likely to question their value and the meaning in what they do for and within a company.
Do you know the term “boreout”?
A term that stands for the new suffering in the world of work and for a sudden drop in the voltage of employees in the “power grid”. The phenomenon has to do with changed values. Employees want more than a job that feeds them. The usefulness of work is often given a higher weighting than their salary or bonus. External motivation driven solely through bonuses or incentives such as positions, titles and honours do not bring lasting fulfilment and do not promise long-term success for the organisation. Whats more, it is expensive and time-consuming to rely only on external motivation when the benefits are marginal and there is a “loss of meaning”! The balance between giving and taking has been lost and the employee no longer finds a meaningful place – this can and does lead to an inevitable “burn out”.
“If you bring the employees into intrinsic action, you will set forces & passion in motion”
Is there a vision? Is the vision known to everyone and is it supported by everyone? Would you like your employees to return to work with meaning and joy? This requires a rethink in the management of employees and value-oriented work in order to mobilize passion, creativity and innovation.
Today more than ever, the success of a company depends to a large extent on its vision/concepts for the future and on the extent to which this vision is implemented in the company by its employees.
The clearer the company’s vision of the future is and the stronger the employees of a company share and live this vision and values, the stronger the motivation of each individual is and the stronger the company management can rely on achieving this vision of the future.
When an entire company, its performance and its employees all act together in one direction, the spirit of a company can almost be felt. Energy and motivation are noticeably high.
If there is no clear vision of the future and everyone has their own idea of where they want to go, the forces disperse and although the employees and managers make a sincere effort to achieve any goals, it is very possible that everyone is heading in different directions. This leads to communication problems, confusion and paralyses the energy enormously. It is like a river that loses its power because it flows in all directions.
If there is no visible vision, the employees cannot live their values and it comes down to a feeling of senselessness. They lack the motivation or employees are even afraid of the future because no future perspectives have been shown to them from above. The energy of the company is diminishing. Confusion, displeasure and resignation, sometimes even hostility towards the management becomes noticeable.
A vision should inspire, it should be formulated in such a way that it touches and everyone feels addressed. It should live the values of the employees, individually and collectively. So that everyone has a desire for the future and really sees a chance to contribute to achieving this future. Then a river will come, which is goal-oriented and powerful.
In workshops we elaborate a way to realize your vision. Employees are heard, valued and involved in shaping their future. The aim is to create something new and to dissolve blocking structures through own knowledge and awareness.When the way itself is developed by employees and teams, the foundation is laid for a successful implementation.
“If you want to build a ship, don’t round up people to get wood, assign tasks and divide up work, but rather teach people the desire for the vast, endless sea”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Workshop: Team Building & Vision
- Development of the individual & team potential
- Elaboration of personal & common team values
- Elaboration of common values
- Identifying conflicts, fears, beliefs & patterns
- Recognizing the conflict in the system & making people aware of their needs
- Development of new options for action & common vision through creative processes
Duration – Language – Location
The duration is individually arranged. I recommend a duration of 1-3 days to ensure the sustainability of the training.
All workshops can be undertaken in English, German, French or Spanish and in most parts of the world.
Please contact me if you have any questions.
Contact: Victoria Hess, firstname.lastname@example.org