When you believe in what you’re doing, you can feel more creative and want to contribute in ways that align with your strengths and talents, to make a positive difference for others. It also supports people’s psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness.
5. Sustained by people’s willing commitment
When people willingly commit to implementing the changes their organization wants, the change is significantly more successful, and workers are more likely to be consistently thriving or living well despite struggles.
When people believe in what they’re doing, they’re internally motivated, they’re naturally creative, they want to contribute, and they want to belong and feel part of a community. As a result, self-organization takes place around the actions people are passionate about and willing to take responsibility for in order to be of service to others.
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Written by: Michelle McQuaid Originally appeared on Michellemcquaid.com Republished with permission. To discover more evidence-based practices for helping people to thrive at work, check out her Making Positive Psychology Work Podcast