In the Wall Street Journal, there is a story about Jim Donald, the CEO of Extended Stay America. After the hotel company emerged from bankruptcy and Jim took over, employees were still worried about losing their jobs and avoiding making hard decisions, which could cost them their jobs. As a result, Jim gave everyone a safety net by handing out “Get Out of Jail” free cards to the 9,000 employees. Each employee was pushed to take a risk and wasn’t penalized by doing it. Instead, they would just turn their card in.
Although this may be one example, more CEOs are pushing employees to take risks because that’s the only way business can move forward and a culture of innovation can emerge. “Bold workers” are harder to come by these days because everyone fears getting laid off and becoming a job seeker again when there aren’t any jobs. I believe that it’s a bigger risk not taking a risk in your career. I know that seems wordy, but it’s important that you realize that you can’t be static in your career because the workplace is unstable and you have to not only adapt to change but cause change to happen.
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Thad Poreda says
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