Top Business Challenge: Attracting and retaining the best, brightest talent

October 24, 2018

A recent LinkedIn Survey revealed that purpose-oriented employees perform better, stay longer and are more fulfilled, which results in positive, healthy growth for the organization. However, many companies are still missing this mark. There continues to be a disconnect between how we align what employees seek to what companies provide. Causes Technology, agile models, expectations of… Read More

How to look at your organization through the lens of purpose

September 25, 2018

In this article we will explain how our performance system “management by missions” is a framework for activating purpose in your organization. There is so much being said about purpose in organizations today its hard digest, whether it’s an answer to better team alignment, engaged employees or meaning at work, there are no shortage of… Read More

Journey to Purpose

September 4, 2018

Intro: Understanding your purpose is a journey that requires you to truly understand yourself and the moments that help define you. Find out how you can start to discover yours…… Mark Twain, in a great quote says it best, “The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the… Read More

The profit of creating a human centered organization.

August 20, 2018

Pick up any business publication these days and its quite likely you will see something on how companies are aiming to become more ‘human’. Surely, because we are realizing that it’s not only good for people, it’s also good for business. Numerous research papers attest to this result – human centeredness in organizations does generate… Read More

CEO discovers the secret to leading others

August 7, 2018

Case Study: CEO of a US automotive supplier discovers that leading others, first starts with leading oneself. INTRO: Like every company experiencing change,  strategic direction must be rethought and redefined. See how this automotive firm turned to DPMC to grow great leaders and activate purpose within their organization.  Joe was recently promoted to CEO of a fast-growing automotive supplier. He had been groomed for years to take the helm from the… Read More

Discover Your Individual Purpose

July 23, 2018

In our last blog, Bringing Purpose to Life , we highlighted six factors that are critical for instilling a sense of purpose within an organization, highlighting the importance of aligning corporate purpose with the personal values of the employees. As the idea of meaning at work continues to make its way into the corporate world,… Read More

Passion X Purpose

July 18, 2018

Passion  X  Purpose They are not the same thing.  You may hear people say “follow your passion”.  I don’t think that is particularly good advice.  I would say “discover your purpose!” Let’s put it this way… Passion is about something (I am so passionate about…). Yet our passions come and go as we move through life and… Read More

Bring Your Purpose To Life

July 10, 2018

Leaders today are inundated with the idea of purpose at work. In fact, many businesses are attempting to guide themselves by an overarching reason for being, the true north otherwise known as the purpose or why of the organization. The articulation of such ideas is very helpful to employees and other stakeholders, because it often captures… Read More

The Organization of Leadership V

July 3, 2018

Fourth dimension: Organization of Leadership The last dimension, organization of leadership, consists of spreading leadership throughout all levels of a company — where “communities” of leaders form and maintain the ability to influence beliefs, attitudes and behavior. In this, all employees are called upon to exercise a positive influence on others. Resulting in increased employee… Read More

The Organization of Leadership IV

June 26, 2018

Third dimension: Organization of Knowledge The organization of knowledge, as we define it, refers to the management of information and talent.  Simply stated, it is the informal process in which knowledge is created, used, transferred and shared within an organization. Peter Drucker, the influential management guru, defined it as “putting knowledge at the center of productive activity”.  Indeed, this concept offers a shift from prior paradigms, where innovation and learning were predominantly an individual process, practiced by those who… Read More