Too often in business, people are seen as functions: an assembler assembles, a salesperson sells, a bookkeeper keeps the books. But just because they were hired for a specific role doesn’t mean that that role is the sum of who they are or who they were meant to be. It also doesn’t mean the work they do in that position is the only talent they possess.
As leaders, it’s our job to create an environment in which Too often in business, people are seen as functions. Click To Tweetall the talents and abilities of the precious lives in our care have a chance to come forth. It’s just another way we can contribute to sending them home feeling valued and fulfilled.
Bill Ryan, a technical writer at our Paper Converting Machine Company in Green Bay, WI, recently retired after 34 years with the company. Watch his story about how Barry-Wehmiller’s people-first culture helped him feel fulfilled by encouraging the development of all his abilities.