Executives Indicate Purpose Is Important But Most Stand Pat

Jul 25 2016

Article by Dan Pontefract via PsychologyToday.com

Since 2012, I have been studying, researching and writing about the concept of purpose. Purpose in one’s life, purpose in one’s role at work … and purpose in the organization itself.

There is something fundamentally wrong in our society.

People yearn for a sense of purpose in their lives. Life is short. It matters to many of us–if not all of us–that we make the best of our short time on this planet. But many of us have to work in an organization to help fuel that sense of purpose. It takes money (our paychecks) in which to help achieve some of those purpose-driven, personal goals of ours.

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