What if the public sector set the standard for having a workplace culture that attracts the best talent, thrives in the face of challenges, and drives fearless innovation?
Culture provides a competitive advantage. Consider: A friend of mine spent more than 40 years working at the post office, fantasizing about retirement and bonding with his colleagues by lamenting the government job. When the time came to retire, however, he committed to another five years of service and has never been happier. His work had grown so meaningful to him and become so deeply connected to who he was that when the choice to remain with the post office was finally his, he chose to stay. Continue reading.