Purpose Revolution Blog

I want to tell you what I learned about leadership from a pile of rocks. I want to suggest that one of the most important roles of a leader is to help people see why their rock matters. As many of you know, this summer I walked the Camino...

I want to talk to you this week about what I call the Purpose Paradox, which happens when a short term focus on profits serves a company well in the interim, but the long run strategy needs to be focused on the well being of customers and society....

Global Climate Strike in Vancouver, BC - September 2019 One simple definition of a leader is “anyone who has a significant influence on the actions of others.” By that simple definition, few people in recent memory have had more direct impact on getting others to act then sixteen year...

Just this past week I spoke to 350 HR leaders and then to 500 CEOs and entrepreneurs about the Power of Purpose. I showed them how purpose can win customers, engage team members and help all of us achieve our personal best. One of the key elements of...

https://youtu.be/ERBEo292JKk This summer I made a personal pledge to stop posting bad news on social media. I want to tell you why and show you how making that choice matters for us as leaders. Let’s start with why I made that pledge. This summer, I found my social media...

In the Purpose Revolution there is good news and bad news when it comes to getting customers and employees connected to your purpose. The good news is customers and employees across all generations want to be connected to brands they believe in. The bad news...

One of the constant questions that I am asked is: How do we get better? Leaders want to know how they become better leaders, organizations want to know how they can improve for customers and employees, sales people want to know how to sell more,...

A large study by LinkedIn showed that about 34% of the global workforce is purpose focused, meaning that purpose is a major factor driving their choices at work. More importantly, in my book The Purpose Revolution we show evidence that team members who are focused...

It has been a great start to the month as I worked with over a thousand health care workers on finding more purpose in work while advising a new consulting client, one of the largest educational companies in the world, on how to shift their...

Have you ever wondered what qualities are most important if you want to be a leader that people follow? My good friend Jim Kouzes has been asking people around the world for several decades why they follow their chosen leaders. Not surprisingly, the two most...

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