Monday Motivation 11
The well-living workplace involves fostering a workplace climate where you leverage shared experiences through generative conversations.
Well-Living Workplace is a place of work where persons live and work well together. Where they enjoy what they do and do what they enjoy.
Definition of Key Terms
foster → encourage, promote
climate → what happens along the lines and in the boxes of the organizational chart
leverage → use to maximum advantage
generative → groups produce re: production; individuals perform re: performance
conversation → exchange of ideas via spoken words
Question → Have you fostered conversations at meetings—whether one-on-one or in groups—that encourages the generation of new ideas?
If yes – provide evidence!
If no, why not?
Reflection Continuum → On a scale of 1 to 9, how important is this insight to your workplace within the next year? Given an 8 or above, consider the tip below. If 7 or below, look for another Monday Motivation blog post or download the book Monday Motivation 11 Insights.
1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 . 6 . 7 . 8 . 9
How will this insight influence my workplace for the upcoming week?
How will this insight influence how I manage-lead?
How will this insight help them to help me manage-lead?
Tip → Your Monday Motivation,
for the week ahead...
Manage a portion of your 5-9 person staff meeting (more people, adapt the activity) to include this well-living workplace activity:
Ask each person to share three ways to improve the workplace.
Have the first person share the three ideas. (As the facilitator, you are not the person to share - you can add your ideas later. Focus on the process!)
The next person selects one idea from the three and piggybacks to one of the first person’s three ideas WITH LIMITED EXPLANATION (maybe 20 seconds - it’s about sharing the ideas to develop the idea chain map for dialogue later).
Each person links one idea from the three they have brought to continue the idea chain or return to either of the two ideas mentioned by the first person to start another idea chain.
Keep track of the chain(s) - through visual language.
Have all persons connect their three ideas to the idea chain(s) - including yours!
[It’s possible an idea deserves its own idea chain. You can start a fourth, fifth chain OR place the idea in the parking lot for next meeting. However, if possible, do not use the parking lot technique. Instead, find a way to weave the idea into the idea chains. If it’s important for the person to identify the idea, it’s important to weave the idea(s) into the conversation. In doing so, you are facilitating a generative conversation!]
By the end of meeting, It’s important all persons in attendance get to share their three ideas and the ideas are recorded.
Facilitate dialogue ... So what? Now what? What else?
- decide what action is required
- identify the anticipated outcomes
- generate a mini-action project
- manage the project
Managing - Leading the Well-Living Workplace
eBook ... Dr. Stephen Hobbs
Click image to the right to access Amazon Kindle and PDF versions of the book
Are you an entrepreneur operating a small to medium size business with employees or an entrepreneurial mentor - facilitator - coach - consultant, & you determine...
It's Time to Make an Extraordinary Business Pivot to Deliver Your Products, Services, and Experiences in Smarter Ways, to Larger Audiences, with Better Conversion and Completion Rates?
Business Pivot is a conscious, organizational realignment all stakeholders communicate through the commitments they make and keep.
And, your personal commitment to the business pivot begins and continues from the point where and when you communicate accountability for your action_outcomes.
When you work with WELLth Movement, we guide you to Map, Manage, and Measure Your Business Pivot for Delivery of Your Products, Services, and Experiences on a Local - Regional - National - Continental - Global basis!
Use our Integrated Management-Leadership System to obtain accredited ISO certification combined with customer and employee competence verification.
We don’t believe in “get rich” programs – only in hard work, adding value, building a real and professional career, and serving others with excellence and constancy. Our products, services, and experiences – our programs – are intended to help you share your message with a wider audience and to make a difference in the world while growing your personal brand, business, and/or workplace. Our programs take a lot of work and discipline just like any worthwhile endeavour or professional continuing education program. Please don’t enrol in our programs if you believe in the “money for nothing get rich quick” myth or ideology; we only want serious people dedicated to real professional development who want to add value and move humanity forward. As stipulated by law, we can not and do not make any guarantees about your ability to get results or earn any money with our ideas, information, tools or strategies. We don’t know you and, besides, your results in life are up to you. Agreed? We just want to help by giving great content, direction, and strategies. What we can guarantee is your satisfaction; we give you a Fairness Approach, so if you are not happy for any reason with the quality of our work, just ask for your money back. You should know that all programs by our company are for educational and informational purposes only. Nothing on this page, any of our websites, or any of our content or curriculum is a promise or guarantee of results or future earnings, and we do not offer any legal, medical, tax or other professional advice. Any financial numbers referenced here, or on any of our sites, are illustrative of concepts only and should not be considered average earnings, exact earnings, or promises for actual or future performance. Making decisions based on any information presented in our programs, should be done only with the knowledge that you could experience risk or losses just like any entrepreneurial endeavor. Use caution and always consult your accountant, lawyer, or professional advisor before acting on this or any information related to a lifestyle change or your business or finances. You alone are responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions, and results in life, and by your registration here you agree not to attempt to hold us liable for your decisions, actions or results, at any time, under any circumstance. Anyway, all of our terms, privacy policies and disclaimers for this program and website can be accessed via this link. It’s basic stuff — don’t think you’re guaranteed to make money easily or at all, consult professionals before starting/operating businesses, understand there is risk in being an entrepreneur, etc — but we feel transparency is important, and we hold ourselves (and you) to an incredibly high standard of integrity. That’s why we also put our disclaimers on all our pages, why we give you our contact information for any questions, and why we give you a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Thanks for stopping by to us our programs. Until next time, make it a wellthy-wealthy day.