Make Work Meaningful for Your Freelancers, Too
December 20 | Jon Younger, Partner, Agile Talent Collaborative | Comments (0)
It’s your job as a manager to make work meaningful for the members of your team. But what about the freelancers with whom you work? Have you stopped to consider how they’re finding meaning in their careers?
The Best Companies Know How to Balance Strategy and Purpose
November 21 | Laurent Chevreux | Comments (0)
Most companies have articulated their purpose — the reason they exist. But very few have made that purpose a reality for their organizations.
How Our Company Connected Our Strategy to Sustainability Goals
November 01 | Michael W. Lamach | Comments (0)
In a recent survey, Bain & Company found that just 2% of companies are successful in achieving their sustainability goals. While this can be disheartening, it doesn’t have to be this way.
Meaningful Work Should Not Be a Privilege of the Elite
October 29 | Richard Straub, Founder, Peter Drucker Society Europe | Comments (0)
It is hard for anyone to be against the idea of inclusive prosperity. Of course the bounty produced by economic growth should be broadly shared. But the devil is in the details, and when people advocate for inclusive growth they don’t always have the same things in mind.
You Don’t Find Your Purpose — You Build It
October 29 | John Coleman, Author | Comments (0)
Ever since Daniel Gulati, Oliver Segovia, and I published Passion & Purpose six years ago, I’ve received hundreds of questions — from younger and older people alike — about purpose. We’re all looking for purpose. Most of us feel that we’ve never found it, we’ve lost it, or in some way we’re falling short.
Research: The More Essential Your Job Is to Your Company, the Happier You’ll Be
October 24 | Lixin Jiang | Comments (0)
While anyone’s choice will be influenced by a host of factors, from work-life balance to salary considerations to company culture, our research suggests that one factor to consider carefully is the extent to which the role is crucial to the organization’s mission. Roles that are “lynchpins” — a lawyer in a law firm, a marketer in a marketing agency, a programmer at a tech company — confer a host of benefits on the people who have them.