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Indra Nooyi, CEO of Pepsi, Makes the Case for Corporate Purpose

My friend Darcie Durham with Boeing hosted me at the Greater Houston Partnership leadership luncheon. The speaker was Indra Nooyi, the CEO of PepsiCo and it was moderated by Scott McClelland, President of HEB. I don’t hear much about “corporate” PepsiCo and before this talk I didn’t know much about Indra. However, what she had to say about leadership and building a sustainably successful company was so in sync with how I view the role of leaders in business today that I felt like we were kindred spirits.

Using a company “manifesto” to share how you visibly display purpose and culture to your customers

What happens when you have mad scientists on staff? Just check the manifesto. (The magic is not only in the ink.) Savage’s Bethany Andell continues her visit with Patricia Quinlan, chairman and owner of InkJet Inc.

Want your employees to be brand advocates? Help them see and recognize behaviors that matter.

Purpose and behavior can bring a company’s values to life. Are your employees advocates for your brand? Savage’s Bethany Andell continues her visit with Patricia Quinlan, a maverick spirit who is also chairman and owner of InkJet Inc.

How purpose and values create a common language for all stakeholders

There are many ways to make a company successful. At InkJet, mission, vision and values are purposeful to the tribe and critical to the individual. But what is the benefit of doing this? As it turns out, every company has many different stakeholders, and the common ground for all starts with connecting around purpose. Savage’s Bethany Andell interviews Patricia Quinlan, a maverick spirit who is also chairman and owner of InkJet, Inc.

The real and significant results from leading a purpose-driven company

Values rooted in passion and a strong purpose offer a winning combination for his company, and for their clients. Bret Farrar is back. The CEO and founding partner for Sendero Consulting visits with Savage’s Bethany Andell.

How a great workplace environment will help you recruit the best talent

If you want to attract and hire good talent, your workplace user experience will be a factor. Bethany Andell continues her discussion with Lauri Goodman Lampson, president of PDR, a workplace consulting and design firm.

Inspire the behaviors you want in your workplace and build on your values

It’s a new world out there and the way we work is changing. Today’s workforce does not need a “warehouse,” it needs a “hub” of connections and collaboration. What’s a leader to do? Savage’s Bethany Andell asks Lauri Goodman Lampson, president of PDR, a workplace consulting and design firm.