Do you ever feel like your work lacks meaning? 

 March 17, 2023

By  Helene Ahlberg

Like you're just going through the motions, and there's no real purpose behind what you're doing? If you have, then you understand the importance of having a clear organizational purpose and vision.

Organizational purpose and vision are not just buzzwords. They are essential for creating a sense of direction and meaning in the work we do. When we work for a company with a purpose that resonates with us, we feel like we're part of something bigger than ourselves. We're not just showing up for a paycheck; we're working towards a shared goal that we believe in.

And that sense of purpose is not just important for us as individuals. It's critical for the success of the organization as a whole. When we're motivated and feel like our work has meaning, we're more productive, creative, and innovative. We're more likely to stay with the company long-term, helping to build a strong, stable foundation for future success.

I know from personal experience how important organizational purpose and vision can be. When I worked for a company that lacked a clear sense of direction, I felt lost and unfulfilled. I didn't know why I was doing what I was doing, and it made it hard to stay motivated.

But when I now work in my own company with a strong purpose and vision, it is like a breath of fresh air. I feel like I am working towards something important, and it gives me a renewed sense of purpose in my work. And that feeling of motivation and meaning translated into better performance, both for me personally and for the company as a whole.

So if you're feeling like your work lacks meaning, take a look at the purpose and vision of your organization. If they're not clear or don't resonate with you, it might be time to start looking for a company that does. Because when you work for a company with a strong purpose and vision, you're not just working for a paycheck.

You're working towards something meaningful and important, and that's a powerful motivator.

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Helene Ahlberg

I Support CEOs to Build Resilient and Purpose-driven Organizations | Teal Expert & Founder of Teal for Teal

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