“He who does not move forward, falls behind.” – Wayne Keegan This is one of my favorite quotes, but it’s also a little scary. It reminds me of the need to constantly move forward. Even if you’re in a good position today, you can’t rest or your competition will surpass you. Therefore, I’m always thinking about how our business needs to evolve in order to stay relevant in a world that’s always changing.
On December 5th I shared best practices on how to use your organizational purpose to hire top talent through a webinar. This topic is exciting to me for many reasons, one of which being the fact that so many people are looking for purpose in what they do. I know I certainly do. Knowing why I’m doing what I do and what good my actions bring is not optional in my life pursuits. It is a mandatory prerequisite for my efforts. In essence, I lead a purpose driven life, at home and at work.
In our hearts, we believe culture matters. Organizations that cultivate a positive culture around a set of shared values recognize it as a powerful driver of engagement, which has been linked to better financial performance. (See article)
For years, I have attempted to add vitamins to the daily cadence of my life. I’ve read the articles, been blasted with statistics about women, health, and the need to add these supplements to my diet; and I truly do want to be better, faster, stronger, and healthier for today and into the future.