Many of us have worked in organizations where employees don’t connect to a purpose. Often, everyone understands what to do and how to do it, but not why they do it.
In this episode, Steve Curtin, Author of The Revelation Conversation, gives you a road map to create an environment for employees to connect with the work they do, instead of going through the motions or checking boxes. Reap the benefits of higher levels of employee engagement, productivity, and customer satisfaction through revelation conversations.
Connect to Purpose with Revelation
03:49 – What is a revelation? What is the revelation conversation?
04:00 – What are the three objectives to reveal the totality of a job role to connect an employee’s daily job responsibilities to the higher purpose of their job role and the organization?
05:13 – The distinction between life purpose with the purpose of the organization.
10:48 – Having proficiency at the work before you’re able to pursue a higher why of the job.
15:07 – How we can help connect our team members to a higher purpose, but not just theoretically it’s what does it actually look like? How do we actually do it? What is the process of the revelation conversation and how do we put that into practice?
16:42 – How to use the series of four questions to initiate the revelation conversation.
18:58 – As an organization have the core values that drive behavior and decision-making been articulated?
36:36 – The distinction between an action which is created by the process in place, and a behavior.
41:10 – How managers and leaders can start to help make connections to higher job purposes for people knowing not only does it produce a better work product, not only does it energize your team, but it also becomes an attractive force for people who are looking for purpose and meaning in their work.
42:11 – Job purpose is related to meaning and contribution in a way that is unique from job functions.