With each sale, I would become more confident. That year I successfully supported myself and my new wife while working just 12 hours a week.
As an organization becomes more purpose driven, leaders become more trusting and more introspective. Presentations change. Leaders begin to include personal experiences that engage and inspire employees. People begin to recognize the power of vulnerability.
We have talked to many leaders about their attempts to create organizations of higher purpose. One of them told us […]
Resources are wasted every moment of every day by people dispensing expertise to audiences that are not listening. This ineffective behavior is recognized by all. Yet it continues unchecked. When someone embraces higher purpose the behaviors change.
Some people with strong academic credentials have mediocre careers. Some people with weaker academic credentials, find purpose, and begin to create new and unique experiences. Such people may choose to ponder their experiences, and thus learn how to bring about things that seem impossible. They become successful initiators and innovators. They move ahead of people with more impressive academic qualifications.
My colleague, Victor Stretcher, recently published a book called Life On Purpose: How Living What Matters Most Changes Everything (2016:16). […]
There is a movie called Everest. It is about climbing the world’s highest mountain. At the outset the guide explains […]
When Delsa and I were first married, I was in graduate school and had a very heavy course load. Yet […]
We were at my son’s house caring for our four grandchildren. At 5:45 music practice starts. Many routines then quickly […]
As we become more internally directed, it changes how we see our work. Many people have jobs. Fewer people have […]