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Teamwork Part 4: What does your work mean to you?

Karl Bradley ·
There’s a manufacturing company in Saint Louis called Barry-Wehmiller . T hey developed a purpose statement for what they call their Guiding Principles of Leadership . It says: ”We measure success by the way we touch the lives of people.” In 2008 during the housing crisis this was challenged. They lost a ton of business virtually overnight and were faced with a huge decision. Within 24 hours their CEO, Bob Chapman, announced that instead of laying off thousands of employees they decided it...

Re: Teamwork Part 4: What does your work mean to you?

A. Renee' Hall ·
"Connecting our passion with purpose" is exactly why I do the work I do! Thanks for this positive and encouraging article!

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