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August 25, 2016 by Purpose Unlimited According to an article on Mark’s Daily Apple, humility tends to be a value that is in short supply today. According to the author, “In truth, little in our culture today encourages a humble disposition.” In addition, it is noted that, for one reason or another, it’s the “loudest, boldest, and (often) most obnoxious voices that garner our attention.” So, what does humility mean to the human condition as it is today? The article suggests the following: Situating one’s self-concept within the steadying perspective of a broader backdrop Moving through life and relationships and business… Read More
August 24, 2016 by Purpose Unlimited In a recent article written by Jeff Zias, and published on LinkedIn, Jeff talks about how long-term sustained growth comes through innovation in companies. Jeff also clearly states that, “It’s innovative work that continues to beat competitors, and it is the engaged employee that does this innovative work.” So, with that in mind, what do organizations need to do to drive innovation, and more importantly engagement in the workplace? Jeff recommends the following advice originally given by Daniel Pink, author of the book, Drive! Give team members autonomy in their roles. Allow them to be… Read More
Nathan R Mitchell, Certified Partner of Purpose Unlimited and member of the Purpose Unlimited Team Faculty, addresses the importance of communication in leadership in his weekly Leading with Purpose Video Message Series…
August 24, 2016 by Purpose Unlimited In a recent article written by Leo Piccioli, and published on LinkedIn, Leo examines how the world might be different if every single leader focused on developing leaders who are actually better than him/herself? More importantly, Leo examines the reasons why this isn’t happening, as well a possible solution or two. Here are some of the reasons the author identified as to why today’s leaders aren’t as committed to developing others as they should be: Our own uncertainties that put us in the need of feeding our egos. A Hero attitude – in other… Read More
August 16, 2016 by Purpose Unlimited When most people hear the word “entrepreneur” or “entrepreneurship,” what usually comes to mind is someone who owns their own business, or is starting their own business. According to a recent article by Oklahoma State University, “While that is the traditional definition of an entrepreneur, learning the ways of entrepreneurship gives someone a completely new mindset when it comes to business.” The School of Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business offers undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. degrees in entrepreneurship. Its master’s degree was recently ranked as the No. 1 online master’s in… Read More