Organizations are built on aspirations, specially the upcoming up. The Economist surveyed their readers, and found that 64% of executives ranked “achieving excellence” as their top aspiration. The others were more concerned with finding passion, meaning, and purpose in their careers. This shows that the goals of the executives may not always be perfectly aligned. Of course, it is ideal that both work together to achieve the same professional aspirations, to further grow the business as well as their own careers.
Microsoft Cloud has partnered with The Economist Group to built the micro site Empowering Business, offering solutions and insights on the most pressing challenges faced by professionals. These include career advancement, entrepreneurship, time management and that fragile subject of negotiation. The Economist experts give advice on how to improve company culture, starting a new company, effective team building and more.