Take a look at this list of corporate values: Communication. Strong, concise, meaningful. If so, you should be nervous. Enron—although an extreme case—is hardly the only company with a hollow set of values. Most values statements are bland, toothless, or just plain dishonest. Empty values statements create cynical and dispirited employees, alienate customers, and undermine managerial credibility. Want proof?
Understand the Different Types of Values
Be Aggressively Authentic
Something like fluoride, which is too small for normal filters, yanks away that feeling of agency. But I think Steve Austin has to team up with a Japanese holdout to stop a nuclear bomb from going off or something. It was something ineffable and harder to define: freedom of speech. We did ThunderAnt stuff for ourselves and just put it online, and then it blossomed into something else. In the porch he paused a moment, to draw on his woollen gloves, and button his great coat, and for something besides. It was a hope which came from something one of the great poets of the past had said, in prophecy. One could see that, in both places, something like an old world dignity of life had in the past been kept up.
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