purpose

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Post date: June 8, 2015
The ancient Roman dramatist, philosopher, and politician Seneca said, "Luck is when preparation meets opportunity." His point was that while luck is terrific, it typically has very little to do with success, especially that which is sustained over time. Instead, success is more often associated...
Post date: May 26, 2016
No matter how much you might want to, you cannot force an employee to change. In careers, our attitudes tend to stay constant over time. This begs the question: If we know people don’t change, why do employers spend hundreds of millions of dollars per year trying to change their employees through...
Post date: January 13, 2017
How are the aspirations of HR leaders shaped by their view of the ultimate value HR can bring to an organization? If HR’s role is to be a partner, have a seat at the proverbial table, advise on potential risk, and support the business, then HR professionals need to have in-depth knowledge in the...
Post date: May 11, 2017
Having just returned from London, the ubiquitous “mind the gap” message in the Underground is hard to forget. It is everywhere there, and the more I heard it, the more it seemed to pertain to many parts of our lives, not just disembarking from a train. There appear to be more gaps than ever these...
Post date: September 13, 2016
The business case for purpose has now been well established as driving business growth and effective talent strategies. Less has been known until recently about the most critical ingredient to purpose-­driven companies—purpose­-oriented employees. In the first global study on purpose-­oriented...