Entrepreneurs develop ideas and create a structure around them in order to achieve goals. As Seth Godin would say, they are not the same as freelancers who ‘keep hiring themselves’, no structure. The entrepreneur is by definition a builder.
Ownership culture aims and making employees see and behave as if they were the owners. But, most of the time, they are not
Volunteers do stuff because they want to, not because they are told to and simply obey orders that they may or not believe in. They don’t have to do it, but they do.
Soldiers receive orders and execute them. They don’t have to think about the philosophy behind or the merits of the orders
Old employee engagement: how to make happy soldiers
New employee engagement: how to manage a company of volunteers
Old Ownership culture: what would you do if this were your own company
New Ownership culture: it’s not your company, but you are an entrepreneur.
Nirvana 2016: a culture of entrepreneurship populated by volunteers, with no soldiers and not employee engagement pseudo-happiness, where the real owners let entrepreneurs flourish and volunteers to be.
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