No argument from me

The Sustainable Business Network (NZSBN) has collated 12 predictions for sustainable business this year. As with most things “sustainability” related, the focus is on environmental issues (not that there is anything wrong with that) but it was great to see a media organisation pick up on the people message, especially a business editor. Here’s whatContinue reading “No argument from me”

Having a purpose vs being purposeful

2019 seemed like the year of talking about organizational purpose. 2020 will be the year for *practicing* it. Forbes published an interesting article highlighting some work from Zach Mercurio around closing the gap between the idea of purpose and the practice of purposefulness He says “we have to help employees make meaning. In today’s complexContinue reading “Having a purpose vs being purposeful”

Intention vs Reality

We have all seen the various statistics about the intentions of millennials. The one that fascinates me is that over half have said that they would leave a job if the organisation didn’t have a positive impact on communities. I’ve written before about how this view isn’t restricted to millennials, however, the thing that reallyContinue reading “Intention vs Reality”

Hear ye, hear ye

Those that know me, or have even met me briefly, will be aware that self-promotion is simply ‘not my thing’. It really is one of my many weaknesses. That being the case, you will appreciate how important this post is to me. I’ve written a book! This post isn’t about sales nor is it aboutContinue reading “Hear ye, hear ye”