One of the consequences of writing about themes such as meaning and purpose at work is that you are reminded to keep questioning your own work’s impact. Because generating a certainty that ‘my work has meaning and serves the world’ has to be balanced every...

I worked this week with the amazing Craig Zablocki (www.craigzablocki.com) to develop the keynote talk that I’ll be offering in the coming year to support From Making a Living to Creating a Life. Having spent most of the last 20 years helping others with their...

Days before the completion of my new book, From Making a Living to Creating a Life,  The Conference Board published its annual survey into the job satisfaction levels of America’s workforce. They found that, in the year in question (2009), less than one-half of workers...

I've been working on a project to give HR business partners in a large multinational the skills needed to facilitate effective conversations in their client groups. As a project, it didn't used to be called "effective conversations", but was referred to as the braver conversations work,...