We have found an ironic insight when we survey organizations. In companies where people default to their favorite part of the work experience being about their friends and colleagues, the business usually lacks clear mission and purpose.
It’s not that liking friends and colleagues isn’t essential, it is. But in order to be truly self actualized, we need to feel a deep connection to purposefully mastering our work . Then the relationships will support and deepen that experience.
Alignment between mission + people leads to a really well functioning organization.