Purpose: Why it’s good for business and how it can stimulate meaningful innovation

Food for the soul and great for business In a previous article, I wrote about the strong scientific evidence to suggest that having a purpose in life and work can...

/ January 4, 2019

Forget resolutions: do this 10 minute exercise to define your own purpose

It’s our raison d’etre and it speaks to the core of our very existence.  It nourishes us in the dark times. Sheds light when we’ve lost our way and stimulates...

/ January 4, 2019

Who Cares Wins: Michael Vaga the teenager harnessing human energy

Creating positive power “A small but very confident step to make our world a little better.” At the age of 17 Michael Vaga managed to make a breakthrough that many...

/ August 21, 2018

Rock star Josh Homme on taking ownership, creating a talented team and finding weird chemistry

“Don’t you want to be the mole that to pops up that doesn’t get hit in ‘whack-a-mole’? To appear where no one expects?” – Josh Homme In this playful interview with...

/ May 11, 2018

Maya Angelou: “Wherever that abides in the human being, there is the nobleness of the human spirit. Despite it all”

“Everyone in the world, one way or another has gone to bed with fear or pain or loss or disappointment.  And yet each of us has awakened arisen, somehow made our...

/ April 4, 2018

Who Cares Wins: Maker and studio owner, Tori Gray, used her ‘creative frustration’ to launch a new venture

Who Cares Wins: an ongoing study of the people who decided to make the leap and do work that matters. These are the people who have set about building businesses, big...

/ March 22, 2018

Resolution vs habit: I gave up on resolutions and focused instead on better habits – here’s how I did it.

It’s the beginning of March. For many people I talk to, the NY resolutions they set themselves at the beginning of January are a distant memory. When I head to...

/ March 7, 2018

Who Cares Wins: Outdoor clothing company Patagonia proves that caring is very good for business

Who cares wins The outdoor clothing brand, Patagonia, has hit the headlines recently.  They decided to stand up to the President of the United States because they felt that he...

/ December 14, 2017

‘the creative process is something you work with; it’s a force that you rise up to meet’ – a Q&A with Canadian artist Katie Brennan

Can you tell us a bit about what you do and your journey so far? I’ve been pursuing art for many years — I hold both a BFA and MFA...

/ December 8, 2017

Finding balance and nourishment in a corporate job

  Diversify or die In April 2016, I came out of Seth Godin’s altMBA course with a deep conviction that I wanted something more professionally than my job provided. I...

/ December 1, 2017