When the concept of Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI – yes, someone has a sense of humour and/or a love of Star Wars!) is raised, often the default position of most companies is to roll out their shiny, carefully crafted Diversity and Inclusion Policy/Statement and submit it as evidence that they’re an employer of choice.
Purpose has been a business buzzword for a while now, almost to the point where I’m tempted to abandon it. As is often the case, something that works attracts attention, especially by people trying to find an edge. But here’s the thing about purpose. It isn’t an edge. An edge is hard and angular. It’s sharp and superficial.
As an organisation with deeply held core values that drive how you do business it can sometimes get tricky navigating growth whilst staying clear on the values and aligning with those values.
With #BCorpMonth in full swing in Australia it has triggered a reflection on how becoming a B Corp has made us do better in business and help others do better in their business.
What Does Your Business Heart Look Like? I find having a business heart an interesting concept. My business journey, particularly over the last twelve months, has seen me delve deeply into why I do what I do. For a while this was the source of great stress because I thought that there had to…