Successful teams are teams that are able to elicit the intent to contribute from each of the individual members of the team. A contribution-focused team is a successful team. A contribution-focused team has team members that are willing to go the extra mile in pursuit of the team’s objective.
Very often, the relationship between employer and employees is viewed as a market exchange, or as a trade. We typically think of employment as a buying and selling relationship; as an exchange of X units of labor for Y amount of monetary compensation.
The bespectacled retiree now works at Ilima Trust, a public benefit organization in South Africa that aims to impart their collective knowledge, skills and experience to others. With the goal of improving their capacity to meet the demands of their roles, the Trust aims to enable people to achieve their purpose.