You want your business to make money, but if all you do is make money, then you’re not really in the value-adding business. Your business should be adding value. Your business should be making an impact. Your business should be playing a part in contributing to the growth in your profession.
In the past, people were used to being ruled by managers who exercised fear based on authority. These managers told employees they should feel lucky to have a job, that there were a hundred people waiting to sign up for the job. These managers told employees to do their jobs and keep their heads down, give their opinions when they were told what it was. We are no longer living in times when this type of leadership style is acceptable or tolerated in work-related environments.
Oftentimes, managers and leaders of today are caught up in high-level executive duties and