Tag Archive: Purpose

3 Beliefs that Feel Right but Cause Harm

#1. Reaching goals provides fulfillment. You’re exhausted because you believe the myth of reaching goals. The only thing achievement provides is the opportunity to look for the next goal. The process is endless… Continue reading

Put One Big Rock on Your Calendar

The end of this week is your last opportunity to put a big rock on next week’s calendar. Once day-to-day urgencies appear, they prevent you from accomplishing important tasks. You’ve been meaning to… Continue reading

How to Stop Stumbling Aimlessly and Pull Purposefully

We don’t wake up thinking, “I want to live an inconsequential life.” But we don’t wake up thinking, “I want to live a meaningful life,” either. We simply wake up stumbling aimlessly from… Continue reading

The Purpose of Business isn’t Making Money – Hubert Joly Former CEO of Best Buy

“The purpose of a corporation is not to make money.” Jean-Marie Descarpentries (Quoted in The Heart of Business) I was surprised to hear the former CEO of Best Buy, Hubert Joly, quote Jean-Marie… Continue reading

How to Find Fulfillment When Work is Frustrating

Leadership is frustrating sometimes. Other times it’s fulfilling. How do leaders find fulfillment? Fulfillment isn’t a job title. I know people who have powerful job titles who aren’t fulfilled. Achievement doesn’t promise fulfillment.… Continue reading

The First Step Toward a Compelling Reason for Leading

A leader without purpose aimlessly jostles on well-worn paths. A leader with purpose climbs through the fog. Purpose pulls leaders into the future with courage and vitality. Purpose is: Light in the eyes.… Continue reading