Posts Tagged "CSR"

5 Pathways to a Meaningful Career : Part Five. Pathway of Passion

 

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 “The world is our museum” Mia Hanek

The Path of Passion is the final in our series and probably, initially, one of the most difficult to realise through work.

If you haven’t already, make sure you check out the other four paths: Concern, Talent, Effect and Values.

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5 Pathways to a Meaningful Career : Part Four. Pathway of Values

 

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“My vision gave me the necessary inner strength.  I wouldn’t have been able to do anything else because I would have felt like a dead person walking if I had renounced my life calling.” Mariana Galarza

The paths of concern, talent and effect [links] are all pretty tangible driving forces to follow.  As we have said in previous posts, any path to a meaningful career needs the right combination of head and heart.

When it comes to our fourth path – the path of values – we are looking at something much deeper to our core.  Our values come into everything we do and how we do it, but sometimes they are so strong, they define first and foremost what we do.

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5 Pathways to a Meaningful Career : Part Three. Pathway of Effect

 

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“If you want to change things you need to join an organisation that makes change its goal!” Thilo Bode

Following on from the Path of Talent and Path of Concern, we move on this week to our third pathway to a meaningful career – the Path of Effect.

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Seeing through the jungle of Responsible Leadership

 

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The topic of “Responsible Leadership” is becoming more and more common across the global corporate community.  But it comes in many different guises; responsibility, employee engagement, CSR, resilience, compliance or similar.  Of course, it is a label and labels are there to serve a purpose: to help categorise or understand.

 

What is Responsible Leadership in your organisation?

Whatever the label in your organisation, Responsible Leadership is starting to stir.  It’s growing through different channels (labelled or not) and is front of mind for many leaders.  

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Branson & Zeitz’s B TEAM: The true future of responsible leadership in corporations?

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Everyone is familiar with Plan A – how we do things now in business.

What about Plan B?

Initiated by these two respected and authoritative global leaders, The B TEAM brings together 14 leaders from around the world to drive transformational change in the business sector.  Their aim?

To show long-term business success can be only built from prioritising people and planet over profit.

Some say, it’s nothing new and just a billionaires’ club pretending to do good, others admire their courage and promise support.  The first real difference is their pledge – that everything they do will come from inside their corporations, including Unilever, Natura, Tata and Kering.

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