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.
Across the first half of 2020, one of the biggest challenges in the business world has been how to keep a team engaged when we’re isolated from each other which makes engaging your team in your company’s purpose more important now than ever.
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.
If you’re an organisation that wants to have a positive social impact or change the world, creating stories of impact and sharing your concepts widely for long enough periods, and gathering like-minded collaborators who add to the imagined reality that you want to create, you can help to generate a new way of doing things that can turn the tide.
What’s Your ROI (Return On Impact)? Social purpose and social impact are topics that are discussed in the media and online with increasing regularity at the moment. And, whether you realise it or not, we all, both individuals and organisations, have a social impact. The question is whether, and to what extent, your impact is…
Spot(Moon)Light On Getting It Right I’m sure many of you watched in horror earlier in the week when, on the set of the Oscars during the final award, there was frantic scurrying to halt proceedings during the announcement of Best Picture, although not before there was enough time to make three speeches. Within hours there…