Click here to download the Introduction and Chapter 1 of my new book The Purpose Effect. Click here to order the book on Amazon. More information on the micro-site. Reviews “It’s great to have this book to add to the conversation about deeper ways to improve the poor levels of employee engagement that exist inorganizations today. […]
A Shooting Dallas Star by Dan Pontefract Love your self; our humanity will prosper. Love your humanity; neighbours will reciprocate. Love your neighbour; the community gathers strength. Love your community; society offers hope. Love your society; and we might all shine as one.
Since the time of the ancient Greeks, the concept of a “higher purpose” has been discussed. As the German professor Ernst Curtius once wrote, “The whole tectonic art of the Greeks is consecrated by a higher purpose.” When you think about it, we might coin those ancient Greeks as the first real examples of startups. […]
My latest book, THE PURPOSE EFFECT, has been out in the wild for about six weeks. Toward the end of the book I introduce ‘The Purpose Effect Scorecard‘ a means in which an organization can publicly state and track how it is serving all of its stakeholders. For me, stakeholders are the reason an organization […]
Originally posted to Psychology Today. The expression “low man on the totem pole”—a colloquial expression signifying someone of little importance—is actually irrelevant in First Nations culture. I argue it should become irrelevant to our thinking as well. Figures on any totem are not arranged in a specific hierarchy and the most important figure can sometimes […]