“Every time I get paid, I feel as if I’m stealing. I just can’t believe that I am getting paid to do this.”
I was watching an interview last week, and when I heard that statement, I immediately stopped what I was doing to listen more. Unfortunately, the interview was basically over, and not only that, I didn’t catch the person who said it.
But that sentence stood with me throughout the day.
Are you stealing?
With all the disillusioned workers out there [about two-thirds of the workforce], it was a good to hear someone talk about hitting the bullseye. He said he works sometimes on weekends and late into the night without worry, and I contrasted that with people complaining about having to stay past the allotted time and (God forbid) work on weekends.An infographic published by Socialcast (left) illustrates that happy and engaged employees are more efficient and productive workers.
And sadly, Americans happy with their work environment has decreased in the past four years, going from over 51 percent down to 47 percent.
My theory is that organizational dysfunction is rooted in people not wanted to be there, wherever “there” is.
People come to work, and some of us shed ...