We have all seen it, and if we are lucky, you have experienced it first hand: an amazing work place where employees are engaged, fulfilled, feel valued and emotionally safe; where everyone is working toward a common goal. It's like a boat with all the oars rowing at the same pace, in the same direction.
What is the secret to creating an organization like this? On the outside, it seems as though its a generational thing, or that someone in the company simply tapped into a way to have fun at work, like adding ping pong tables. But, the desired result is much more involved and more importantly, intentional.
We call this being a "Talent Magnet" TM. Everyone wants to work for you. How do you create such an atmosphere?
It takes 3 pillars: Leadership, culture and planning.
Never be fooled by the sense of ease of the "Best Place To Work" winners. They have planned out very purposefully how they want their workplace...