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Do you want to help create a world where people are passionate about their work, inspirational leadership helps team members realize their greatness, and capitalism thrives while serving the highest causes? Me too. The working on purpose program is a thought leadership engine that enlightens and inspires listeners with insights from elite business leaders and novel subject matter experts. Together, we’re working on purpose to steward the future of work and business to elevate us all.

Do you want to help create a world where people are passionate about their work, inspirational leadership helps team members realize their greatness, and capitalism thrives while serving the highest causes? Me too. The working on purpose program is a thought leadership engine that enlightens and inspires listeners with insights from elite business leaders and novel subject matter experts. Together, we’re working on purpose to steward the future of work and business to elevate us all.

Location:

Tempe, AZ

Description:

Do you want to help create a world where people are passionate about their work, inspirational leadership helps team members realize their greatness, and capitalism thrives while serving the highest causes? Me too. The working on purpose program is a thought leadership engine that enlightens and inspires listeners with insights from elite business leaders and novel subject matter experts. Together, we’re working on purpose to steward the future of work and business to elevate us all.

Twitter:

@alisecortez

Language:

English

Contact:

PO Box 140641 Dallas, TX 75214


Episodes

How Purpose Can Positively Impact the Mental Health Crisis

6/3/2020
Mental health is in crisis in America. We are seeing double digit increases in anxiety, depression, and suicide. And yet available to us all is the opportunity for meaning and fulfillment through our work and being of service to others.

Duration:00:50:56

Navigating Our Emotions: The Path to Communication and Health

5/27/2020
Emotions are “energy in motion” and much more of a potent force in our lives than most people understand.

Duration:00:50:53

From Ugly Universal Lies to Beautiful Individual Truths

5/20/2020
Work is at least one-third of our lives, if not more. And yet, only 16 percent of the global workforce is fulfilled in the work they do. That figure is at least partly so because the leaders inside many organizations do not see people as individual, wholly unique beings with special talents – but rather as “human resources” to be dispatched or engaged in a set of tasks. The tremendous opportunity that beckons is to first stop believing the lies we’ve come to accept as truths about work and...

Duration:00:51:19

JOYELY A Love Affair of Human Hearts

5/13/2020
People ache to find their purpose. And often, it’s been with you your whole life – you just didn’t know how to recognize it as such.

Duration:00:49:45

UP to Something in Life? Reach for Your Inner Sisu

5/6/2020
When you’re UP to something in life, you’re going to need a good dose of resilience to push through the inevitable hurdles that stand between the place you are today and where you strive to be tomorrow.

Duration:00:48:50

Women Leading the Charge in the Pandemic Age

4/29/2020
What does leadership in the COVID-19 pandemic look like? The answer greatly depends on the leader and has massive ramifications as life and business have been turned upside down. In this episode, Leadership Women’s president and CEO shares straight from the trenches how she refocused her leadership to reassure the team through her presence and cast a vision for their brighter future. Together, they are forging a path to innovate new ways to serve their members and unite the 42 years of...

Duration:00:51:00

Leading in Business for Sustainability in the 2020s

4/22/2020
Doing business in today’s increasingly interdependent marketplace on one shared planet calls for conscientious and enlightened leadership. Adherence to sustainable business practices that are economically viable, socially responsible and environmentally friendly is the order of the day. In this episode, we talk with a sustainability and ethics expert about essential high-impact corporate sustainability leadership attributes and how they are being applied by well-known and successful...

Duration:00:50:25

The Future We Create The Silver Linings in COVID-19

4/15/2020
The coronavirus pandemic has provided a forced hard re-boot. Everything has now changed in the way we live, work, and do business. And in confronting COVID-19, we’ve finally realized that we are a planet of people unified and interdependent as one and that we must steward our way forward very differently. Rooted in higher purpose, servant leadership, and a multi-stakeholder orientation, individuals and companies alike now have the opportunity to create a conscious culture that ushers in a...

Duration:00:50:59

Become a Moment Hunter Embracing Ichigo Ichie

4/8/2020
Want to vastly improve the quality of your life, relationships, and work? In this technological age when gadgets handily separate people from meaningful connection, embracing the Japanese concept of ichigo ichie offers a richness to the everyday moment and encounter. Learn how you can harness this simple practice to become aware of and in tune with the magic and wonder in everyday interactions and enjoy greater peace, fulfillment, and creativity.

Duration:00:48:51

Thriving in Business: When Purpose Meets Execution

4/1/2020
Turns out there’s a simple, yet powerful dynamic that enables business to thrive today: Purpose as the crucial foundation and execution as the catalyst to fulfill it. Striking the right balance is the opportunity. And when leaders help employees align with the organization’s purpose and facilitate their experience of work as a meaningful and a worthy way to spend their precious lives, fulfillment and committed work effort result. And the glorious cycle is reinforced as employees passionately...

Duration:00:51:01

Embracing Diversity Invites Continuous Ideological Re-Evaluation

3/25/2020
This episode offers an inspiring and compelling promise. If we want to live in our diverse world with ease and joy, we all must re-evaluate the ideas we accepted as naïve children observing biased adults.

Duration:00:51:18

Enlightened Leadership in Education

3/11/2020
A leader is the person literally “out front,” which means being on display and in full view of an array of discerning parties affected by your decisions. It takes courage and conviction, but what an incredible difference you can make to the lives of those you touch in this capacity when you are consciously looking to positively impact all the stakeholders you serve and challenge paradigms. In this episode, we talk about “enlightened leadership,” and hear how Cary Israel overhauled Collin...

Duration:00:49:13

Unleashing Business as the Force for Healing

3/4/2020
Business and the system of capitalism can do so much better than narrowing the focus on profits over people and the environment.

Duration:00:50:44

The Social Enterprise that Empowers Refugee Women

2/26/2020
Social enterprise as a business structure is increasingly being chosen by conscientious people to do business while living key values. Capitalism can be such a force for good and when a business is designed with intention to serve all stakeholders, the social impact it cascades can lift entire communities and change lives. In this episode, we learn how Jin-Ya Huang has been championing social impact and community development her whole life and became an accidental entrepreneur along the way.

Duration:00:50:45

Her New Standard: Lifting Women in Leadership

2/19/2020
The “broken rung” in companies, where 72 women are promoted to their first level management position, next to 100 men, is a problem Dr. Keithline Byrne and team are hard at work to help women overcome.

Duration:00:49:30

From Prostate Cancer to Passion and Purpose

2/12/2020
Passion and purpose often come from the most surprising places. Tom Hulsey found his passion to help serve others combatting cancer after the winning mindset he’d leaned on to perform Ironman competitions got him through his own bout with prostate cancer. In this episode, we talk about the parallels between cultivating an intentional mindset to support extreme physical endurance competitions and how it can also be leveraged to pursue your purpose.

Duration:00:48:17

Can You Hear the Call to Your Purpose?

2/5/2020
What do you suppose could be possible if you learned to tune in and listen to that inner urging voice that so desperately is trying to guide you in life? And you stop “shushing” it going about your busy routine? What miracles, what new heights, what new possibilities could be present for you – if only you were able to tune in? This, my friends, is the urgent call of purpose. Answer it.

Duration:00:47:53

A Dream Reclaimed by a Transformed Life

1/29/2020
Life offers spectacular opportunities to achieve dreams, realize potential, and suffer through hardship. The attitude we adopt in response to what life serves up can be the difference between a fulfilled and victorious life or one registered as disappointing and the victim of circumstance. Yet, the magnificence of the human spirit to persevere!

Duration:00:49:07

Stuck in your Career? Consider a Start-Up!

1/22/2020
Tired of trying to distinguish yourself and navigate a career in a large corporation? Consider a tech start-up! Today’s tech start ups have big ideas, are well-funded, and they need people who can join the team to bring their vision to fruition. Start-ups offer fewer barriers to entry, versatility in roles, and can be very financially lucrative.

Duration:00:49:59