14 November 2016

The Difficulty of Doing Good

There is no shortage of headlines claiming that the world is facing dark and turbulent times after recent events, like the Trump election and Brexit. ...

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17 October 2016

Great to Good: Shifting Mindsets

The last two weeks I’ve spent in Harvard Business School, studying the new laws of business with international leaders. Great people, great ...

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28 July 2016

On Dichotomies, Grey Areas and Empathy

A day ago, Pope Francis highlighted that ‘we’re at war‘. His sentiment is shared by many, who feel increasingly threatened by ...

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09 June 2016

Purpose-Driven, Values-Led Organisations

According to thinkers like Aaron Hurst and Umair Hague, we’re currently entering a ‘purpose economy’. In this new age of purpose, ...

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05 April 2016

Building High-Performing Teams

Organisations have historically relied on teams to do the heavy lifting. Where in the past this was predominantly true for the top layers within ...

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01 March 2016

The One Certainty

Disruption is the new normal. The business landscape we live in is not a stable one, and stories abound on the increased speed of change. A recent ...

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24 February 2016

The Power of Empathic Organisations

Empathy is arguably one the most essential elements to building organisations suitable for human flourishing. Empathy – described in short as ...

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01 February 2016

Organisational Purpose: The Role of the Board and the CEO

Having a clearly articulated and widely understood purpose is beneficial for organisations. Companies that prioritise purpose, versus companies that ...

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12 January 2016

The Purpose Fit: What Employees Find Meaningful

The search for a more meaningful business paradigm is on, with more and more companies joining the search for a crystal clear purpose. Executives ...

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05 January 2016

Why Organisations Should Have a Purpose

We live in a universe that’s gigantic, probably infinite in size, in which we sit on our own ‘pale blue dot‘, located in just an ...

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16 December 2015

Rational Optimism: from Scarcity to Abundance

Earlier this week Rens and I gave a keynote presentation on rational optimism atDare Festival. Dare Festival is a playground that explores how human ...

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11 December 2015

Purpose KPIs: Quantifying Positive Impact

Hello all! After positive responses on earlier posts, here goes another! In this post you’ll find some thought starters and a concrete question ...

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11 December 2015

Ethical Companies

Morning all! After a talk on Radical Optimism last week in Stockholm where I explained that the the world is better off today than we tend to believe ...

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11 December 2015

Consistent Contribution: How Givers Build Teams

Hey all, Thanks for some great responses on earlier posts! In this post I want to share a great insight brought to me by Nipun Metha (founder of ...

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11 December 2015

Reimagining Impact: Why Networks Rule

Hello! A few years back I pitched my first ideas on starting P+ to people I trusted as advisors. The reactions were mostly positive, but there is one ...

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11 December 2015

Choosing a Purpose: Critical Insights

Hello all! In the past weeks I have spoken to hundreds of people on the topic of meaningful business during public lectures, and I’ve learned ...

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