He comes from USA, she comes from Toulouse / France! He created “The Dream Manager”, she created “The Dream Planner”! They have two different concepts but the same vision and the same objective of bringing dreams into companies! They met on Monday April 9 in Paris!
The Dream Manager, originating from USA and created by Matthew Kelly, will meet employees, discuss their dreams, and help them put together a plan to achieve their dreams. Once a month, employees can meet with the Dream Manager, assess their progress, and discuss next steps. He is between a personal coach and a financial coach. The company hires him to accompany all its employees who have dreams, but the employees are the ones who finance the realization of their own dreams.
As for the Dream Planner, originating from France and created by Rana Badarani, he gets you the dream for your employees and brings it to you on a silver platter. He fights for their dreams and wishes. Even if some doors get closed in front of him, he can open other doors because he never gives up, remains hopeful till the end and manages to unite people and mobilize them to help him achieve the dreams and wishes of your employees. He is determined; nothing can stop him in his race against time to make your employees happy, because his happiness is based on the happiness of your employees. He uses several languages in order to seek the dream even at the end of the world. He brings together the 5 key elements for the realization of a dream: time, money, motivation, perseverance and good contacts. It is the company that finances the service of the Dream Planner, but his service is adapted to the budget of the company.
Since I agree 100 % with his arguments, here is why, according to Matthew Kelly, why we should bring dreams into companies:
– “Dreams are invisible but powerful. You cannot see them, but they keep everything going.”
– “Dreams bring us to life. Dreams animate us, and what dreams do for individuals, they also do for relationships … and companies. The pursuit of dreams creates passion, energy, enthusiasm, and vitality.”
– “Dreams drives us. Dreams motivate us to get out of bed in the morning and make something about our lives. So what makes you think that your employees’ dreams are any less important … or powerful?”
– “If you ask people to talk about their dreams, in most cases you’ll see a remarkable increase in their passion and energy.”
– “The passion of dreams is contagious. That is the passion that your teams need to be injected with. Get them passionate about their personal dreams and that passion will overflow into your organizational dreams.”
– “In a culture where dreams come true, there is no limit to the enthusiasm you can harness or the things you can achieve.”
– “If you want to engage employees in corporate dreams and goals, you must first engage them in their own personal dreams and goals.”
– “If you can help your employees by teaching them to dream again, and help them to fulfill their dreams, you’ll create a loyalty and dedication that’s unmatched. And then your people will bring the passion and energy they have for their dreams to their work.”
– “In fact, the ability to dream is a big part of what makes us uniquely human. The temptation is to convince yourself that your employees’ dreams are not relevant to your business. That is only true if your employees are not relevant to your business – and if that were true, why would you employ them?”
– “The pre-dominant concern of employees isn’t money or benefits, and it’s not hours. Employees want to feel appreciated. Appreciation is the strongest currency in a corporate culture.”
– “People are unique in that they have the ability to imagine a more abundant future, to hope for that future, and to take proactive steps to create that future. This is the process of proactive dreaming. Isn’t that the story of all great individuals, families, teams, corporations and nations?”
– “You can help your employees build a bridge between their NOW and a better future. Dreams are the bridge.”
– “This process, which is disarmingly simple and seemingly far-removed from anything to do with business, will change you as a manager, will change your people as employees, and transforms you collectively as a team. It creates a unique intimacy that gives birth to an extraordinarily dynamic type of teamwork.”
– “The most effective leaders and managers will be those who find ways to advance a company, while at the same time helping employees to advance personally and professionally.”
And you, do you share our vision?