Driving force for a better world of work
Question routines, challenge dogmas, discover new insights, dare to experiment, analyze mistakes, and start over again. These are accepted qualities of entrepreneurs. But what about the people on the inside of established organizations? How do they blaze new trails and find ways to change business as usual?
Anyone who seeks the unconventional and imagines the unimagined runs the risk of colliding with the existing rules and norms of the organization. But the future belongs to those who are able to imagine bold alternatives to the status quo. Without the capability to imagine and design radical new business concepts, a company will be unable to escape decaying strategies. The response to the future’s inherent unpredictability is to think differently and to generate the dissonance required to break up routines and thought patterns.
When we talk about REBELS AT WORK, these are exactly the people we mean. They behave as responsible members of the organization, and they are also a source of new ideas and transformation. They challenge the status quo in two ways: first, by refusing to automatically bend to the majority, and second, by carrying out intentional acts to unbalance business as usual.
Corporate rebels thus fight for themselves and for their organization at the same time. They are the loyal opposition within the organization. Their loyalty is not to any particular person or office, but to the continued success of the organization and those who work on its behalf.
They understand that the organization isn’t the others, it’s you. Every organization is no more or less than the collective will of its members. And you can shape that will! The credo of Rebels at Work: “We want change. We are the change that we seek.”
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