Contributors have both human values as well as functional effectiveness – They get the job done, but also do it the ‘right way’. A person, who has values but no effectiveness, is not useful. A person, who is very effective but doesn’t have values, is a very dangerous person.
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There are some people who are ‘natural’ in what they do. There is nothing forced, nothing artificial, because their being is flowing into function. For example, with Sachin Tendulkar: very often they say he is playing in ‘flow’. The word flow means that his ‘being is flowing into function’ (refer being […]Continue Reading →
There are three critical shifts that take place when we shift from ‘performing’ to ‘contributing’.
The first shift: “How I measure?”
In performance, one measures through ‘evaluation’; it is about ‘evaluating’ and ‘sifting’. In contribution, one measures through ‘evolution’; it is about ‘diagnosing’ and ‘evolving’. This allows […]
Purpose may take on many forms. For example, on one hand, it may be in the form of a specific externally-driven outcome, such as a target in a company. On the other hand, it may be a very deep inner purpose, such as working for the good of society.
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At the heart of contributorship, lies subservience to purpose.
For example, take the case of a person who may be very trustworthy, but cannot serve the purpose and act with integrity to that purpose in a way such that the purpose is greater than his/her ego. Such a […]Continue Reading →
In an activity, the focus is on ‘task’, ‘process’, and sometimes even ‘deliverables’. On the other hand, in contribution, the focus is on meeting the ‘human outcome’ by designing solutions to challenges that come along the way.
Very often you will find that in service-based organizations, people are […]Continue Reading →
- – How can careers be reframed?
- – What are the building block ideas of i-become?
- – Who is a contributor?
- – Why do organizations need contributors?
- – Why do we need "practitioners"?
- Contributive Careers: the building blocks
- How can organizations relook at careers?
- How to become a Contributor?
- How to make the right career choice?
- The Need for Contributors
- What is evolution in the context of career journeys?
- What is the value of 'becoming'?
- Who is a Contributor?
- Why is visibility required?