Caring People... Caring...for People Caring. I think this is the ultimate definition of COMMUNITY. Family, work, friends, neighborhoods, towns, cities....a strong community is one built with caring people...taking care... of people who care.
We have all been in bad communities. Think of one.....one that is broken, unsuccessful, unmotivated, unreliable, unfocused. You will find selfish people...selfishly thinking...about selfish things...most of the time about themselves and their ideas. Calling it a community is a misnomer. SELFUNITY is a much more accurate name of this organization.
Community is built, not conceived. Community is developed, through listening, learning, loving, and truly caring about the opinions and dreams of those around you. Community makes sure that dissenting opinions are valued and space is created for all ideas to grow and flourish. Community supports the dreams of others. Community engages to help make those dreams better, in turn making your dreams better too.
Community doesn't have time, it makes time. Community collaborates. Community is philanthropic. Community believes. Community builds. Community helps. Community cares. Community knows that ANYONE can create and find success within the structure it provides. Community knows success.
Remove the things that build a SELFUNITY in your organization, and begin CARING about the CARES of your people. When you do, you will unleash the full power of COMMUNITY!
Thanks for stopping by. These are my musings on a number of leadership thoughts. It is my joy to expound upon my experiences and values.