Chief Energizing Officer."
"The best way to
inspire people to superior performance is to convince them
everything you do
by your everyday attitude
that you are wholeheartedly
What Energizes Employees
energizes people is
the broader horizon, the excitement of new challenges and big
opportunities. When their
offer this excitement, people come alive."
~ Ram Charan and Noel.
The one-on-one relationships that individual
workers have with their managers, and the
trust, respect, and consideration that their managers show toward them
on a daily basis are also at the core of an energized workforce. "Getting
the best out of workers is above all a product of the "softer" side of
management – how individuals are treated,
inspired, and challenged to do their best work – and the support,
resources, and guidance that is provided by managers to help make
exceptional employee performance a reality."2
Treat People as the Most
Organizations that treat
people as their most valuable asset – instead of just saying it is so –
obtain impressive results and are more competitive precisely because of the
way they treat their people. Such companies are special places where
employees enjoy coming to work, morale is strong and productivity is even
stronger. In such companies, individuals bring their best thinking and ideas
to the workplace on a daily basis, do what needs to be done without being
told, and feel they have a significant impact in their jobs.2
Values-based leadership is about ideas and
values. It is about understanding the different and conflicting needs of
followers to pursue a goal than they had thought possible...
Cultivate the Culture of
Speed keeps businesses – and people – young. Speed exhilarates and
energizes. It's addictive, and it's a taste you need to cultivate...
Investments: Practicing Kaizen
fundamentally believes that employees practice Kaizen most enthusiastically when
they feel a deep sense of ownership in the work.
Fidelity fosters this feeling of ownership by
dividing power in the company among small divisions (each called a company) with
Each of these Fidelity companies is responsible for its own management systems,
its own strategies and activities – and its own