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”

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”

Business and doing good

In leadership, we now frequently talk about purpose. It’s mainstream and it’s powerful. Business can be a lever for doing good in our communities, and for making a better world. If you haven’t come across the concept of B Corp Certification previously, I urge you to watch this video. You don’t have to go downContinue reading “Business and doing good”

Authentically authentic!

Two years ago I posted my definition of authenticity. Authentic is still one of the current buzz words and for me, once I see a word being used in discussions around mainstream marketing, I know it’s been well and truly kidnapped. Authentic is a word we should be using and to help reclaim it, hereContinue reading “Authentically authentic!”