Purpose from the outside, in

Bill Cox inspires with the world outside his window READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Aurecon, a leading international engineering and consulting company based in Asia-Pacific, prizes the human experience. Its chief executive Bill Cox is a Great Mind with a vision that challenges the transactional interpretation of business. Excellence in project delivery is a baseline. … Read more

How to quantify the unquantifiable

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Purpose can be measured after all, as the IFC is showing Purpose has long been considered an intangible. Not any more. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has changed the game with its invention of the Anticipated Impact Measurement and Monitoring (Aimm) system. The … Read more

Rehumanize your leadership

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Organizations thrive when they meet humanity’s hardwired needs for purpose and empathy, write Sudhanshu Palsule and Michael Chavez The last evolutionary upgrade to the human brain was the development of the pre-frontal cortex, approximately 70,000 years ago. It set us apart from all other species and, over time, allowed human … Read more

Purpose is more than a buzz word

Michael Chavez and Sudhanshu Palsule’s seminal work defines ‘purpose’ at just the right time, writes Ben Walker There was a moment in the midst of the coronavirus crisis that shone a light on companies being a force for good. Businesses small and large started working for the people. In America, carmakers Ford and GM raced … Read more

Enter the chief purpose officer

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Roche India’s Lara Yumi Tsuji Bezerra sets an example for organizations The C-suite is growing in names as well as number. Where there were once a CEO and a CFO, the COO, CMO and CDO are now key roles. As the scope of business responsibilities has broadened, so has the … Read more

Search for your inner purpose

For many, purpose with a small ‘p’ is easier to access, writes Michael Chavez READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION When a firefighter runs into a burning building to save someone from the smoke, she’s not thinking much about the profit and loss of her local brigade. People who work in frontline services – fire, ambulance, … Read more

Purpose will put a woman on Mars

Adriana Marais is taking the human race to new frontiers – literally, writes Michael Chavez [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q2_2018_00c75a7dc64042/9″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Dr Adriana Marais is one of 100 on the shortlist to go on a one-way trip to Mars. If you haven’t heard of her, that might be because launch is … Read more

Beyond engagement

Breaking rules and winning hearts are leadership essentials [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/digital_book_for_issuu/40″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The notion that an engaged workforce unleashes both productivity and higher quality is generally accepted wisdom. However, few organizations have broken through conventional engagement to achieve what we call ‘deep engagement’. Deep engagement is a state in … Read more

Why purpose gives you zoom

Deborah Wahl says that purpose – in context – is an accelerator for teams and organizations, writes Michael Chavez [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q4_2017_full_book/9″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Sometimes you bump into someone from your past and find they have a great story to tell. That was the case at my recent business-school reunion, when I … Read more