Create Meaning

Whipple, Robert T.
March 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Mar2011, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p16
The article offers information on eight tactics for finding purpose and meaning in work. These include having high moral and ethical standards, operating with high emotional intelligence (EI) and building trust. It also notes creation of a positive vision, coping with the phases of change including anticipation, ending and transition and building morale in the right way.


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