A Blog for Inspired Managers

Does Purpose or Passion Predict Performance?

When it comes to performance, what matters more: purpose or passion? Do you want employees who are enthusiastic about their work or feel it has a broader meaning and helps other people? This is the question University of California Berkeley Professor, Morten Hansen,...

5 Myths About Purpose

Most of what we understand about purpose at work comes from Hollywood. Stories are a powerful way to learn, but most of the stories we see on a screen give us a romanticized view of the role of purpose in our work. They build myths about purpose that actually make it...

Five Reasons Employee Engagement Failed

Employee engagement, as it has commonly been measured, has failed to improve work. Even Gallup, the leading advocate admits that “employee engagement has barely budged in years.” We have spent hundreds of millions of dollars measuring and addressing employee...

Become a Beloved Manager

Want to be one of the highest performing and most beloved managers in your organization? Do you want to really enable your team to be high-performing and love their jobs? We have spent millions of dollars uncovering what it takes to really enable people on your team...

What is your purpose?

Who are you? You were born in a country. You have a gender and race, even it isn't clear on your face. You had parents, at least when you took your first pace. You have a resume and experience of which you might be proud and many more assets to which you are endowed....

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