How a Remote Company Became a Great Place To Work - Reason #1

Matthew Kilmurry

This is the first in a series of blog posts that will highlight ten reasons that have contributed to making Intrinsic Digital a great place to work.

How did Intrinsic Digital become a Great Place to Work?

100% of our employees said we are a Great Place To Work US compared to 57% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company. 

Across the board, our employees said:

✔ 100% Management makes its expectations clear.
✔ 100% I can ask management any reasonable question and get a straight answer.
✔ 100% Management is approachable, easy to talk with.
✔ 100% Management is competent at running the business.
✔ 100% Management hires people who fit in well here.

Great Place To WorkHow is this possible in a remote company?

Reason #1 - Shared Vision by All

Having a shared vision with all employees is crucial for the success of a company. By having a clear and defined vision, all members of the team understand what the company's goals and objectives are, and how their individual roles and responsibilities contribute to achieving them.

The Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) provides a simple framework for defining and achieving a company's vision. It helps companies clarify, simplify, and achieve their vision by providing a set of concepts and tools that promote accountability and focus on key goals and numbers. This approach ensures that every member of the team is working towards the same goal and understands their role in achieving it, leading to consistently better results, as everyone is aligned and working together towards a common goal.

Here are five reasons why having a shared vision is important for your company:

  1. 1. Clarity of goals and objectives: When employees understand the company's vision and how their role contributes to achieving it, they are better able to focus their efforts and stay on target.
  3. 2. Alignment of efforts: A shared vision ensures that all employees are working towards the same goals and objectives, leading to better coordination and collaboration among team members.
  5. 3. Increased accountability: The EOS framework promotes accountability by clearly defining who is responsible for achieving specific goals and objectives. This helps employees take ownership of their work and stay focused on what needs to be done.
  7. 4. Clear communication: A shared vision promotes clear communication among employees, as everyone understands the company's direction and what needs to be done to achieve it.
  9. 5. Greater motivation: When employees understand how their work contributes to achieving the company's vision, they are more likely to be motivated and engaged in their work. This leads to increased productivity and a more positive work environment.