Future HR: People Energy in Business

The cost of poor people energy in business is beyond calculation!

“If your business doesn’t have energy, you have a ‘dead’ business. Your people are the energy of your business! Being successful with your people is a critical enabler of the success and future growth of an organization” – says the writers of Future Business – The Game has Changed, Guy Krige, Lizette Bester, Pieter de Villiers and Chris Laubscher.

The importance of people energy in business success

A business can have everything – tables, chairs, computer equipment, impressive buildings (or top-notch work-from-home platforms these days!), boardrooms and customers. However, if you don’t have motivated and energized people running the business, you don’t have a strong business.

It is important to remember that people are the fuel, gears, nuts and bolts that make the business machine run and energize the business for success.

People energy in the future of work

To be successful in the future of work, it is crucial to ensure that you have the right people on board. This means you need people that can take your business to the next level of success.

HR has the challenge to

  • Find these right people,
  • Motivate them for own the success of the business, and
  • Ensure they are rewarded appropriately for doing so.

The role of leaders in people energy in business

When it comes to people, business leaders of companies that will be successful in the future must focus on energy. Business leaders ought to

  • Engage with people in an energy-creating way,
  • Recruit individuals against the future needs of the business,
  • Give them freedom to co-create that future, and
  • Reward them appropriately.

This article is part of a series on Future HR, and how to move and grow from the traditional concept of HR to successful people management in the future of work. Keep a lookout for articles coming your way.

CoLAB and people energy in business

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