Tag: Purpose

What’s The Essential Element?

My early career was as a drummer. In music – in all art – the essential element is an audience. Certainly there are people who play or paint to relax, with no intention of ever publicly sharing their work – but the majority of art is created to be heard, seen – felt – by someone else. At some point, the artist has to stop practising and start showing their work to other people. When

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Are BrewDog ‘beerwashing’?

This week, BrewDog launched their ‘anti-sponsor‘ marketing campaign, which aims to highlight the human rights abuses in the 2022 FIFA World Cup host nation, Qatar. On the surface, this seems like an admirable stance from a purpose-driven company … but there has been huge pushback. Why? To begin, it’s worth being clear on some of the recent history:June 2021 :: ‘Punks With Purpose‘ published an open letter to BrewDog, highlighting what they called “toxic workplace

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The Difference Between Passion and Purpose

“We’re short of leaders and trees.” Paul Polman I attended an awesome webinar this week organised by the Global Executive Leadership Initiative with Paul Polman as the key speaker. The biggest takeaway for me was Paul’s distinction between passion and purpose, and how understanding the difference is a critical element of leadership. Passion is doing something you care about and enjoy – pursuing your dreams. [Nothing wrong with that]. Purpose, however, is about putting yourself

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