There was a company where internal friction was losing them hard cash year on year. Every year the results were below potential. Every year key people left, or even burned out.
Companies in the United States lose $450 to 550 billion every year due to low employee engagement. (Gallup)
Every day, they tried hard to fix the problems, so that they had both productivity and life balance. So that people said “Thank God it’s Monday.”
One day, they tried a different way. They began changing how they talked to each other, began using their natural capabilities, not just their skills, to allocate their roles, and they began using Holacracy to self-manage.
Because of that, their teamwork improved, people were more often in flow, using their full capacity.
Until finally everyone was saying “Thank God it’s Monday.”