“Being mission-centered appropriately flattens the entire organization, nudging us into the community rather than pitting us against one another”
We are all in the same boat. Always view yourself as working for the good of the company and never for your department.
“We are all in the same boat” is often used to describe a situation in which a group shares a common problem. The aim should be to work together to solve it. We need to remember that we all belong to the same company, not just to our respective departments.
When working as individuals or as competing departments, we can create an environment where resources are scarce, and talents cannot be shared with those who need them most. Working together can help your company reach its goals more efficiently.
Chuck Blakman’s book highlights the steps you can take to achieve this.