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A Powerful Way to Build Trust: Align Your Organizational Operations with Your Purpose

Lack of alignment between what is said and how a business operates will quickly derail any attempt to becoming a purposeful brand, and erode trust. Even the most devout believers in a company’s why will quickly become discouraged if the way a company conducts business does not match what it professes to stand for.

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.

Two Generations Push for Meaning and Purpose in the Workplace

What is it with these Millennials? Well maybe we aren’t all so different after all. While much is written about the “Millennial effect” on the workplace, when it comes to the shared mindset of purpose in the business environment, this is driven not by one, but by two generations at opposite ends of the career spectrum—Millennials and Baby Boomers.

Are Today’s Business Leaders Losing Their Vision?

One of my favorite ad headlines states, “You don’t open a Bike Shop to Run a Balance Sheet.” You open a bike shop because you love bicycles. You are passionate about riding them, talking about them and sharing them with others. This is how most great businesses are started. Someone with a personal passion recognizes a need in the marketplace, takes a risk and starts a company to share their vision with the world.

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 to Love Every Monday” at the HR Houston Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues

Inspired people engaged to work together towards a common purpose. That’s what you’ll get at the 2017 HR Houston Gulf Coast Symposium, Savage will be on hand to help you “Stand Out” with our hosted Unique Session. These interactive sessions offer the opportunity to personally participate and walk alway with greater learnings.

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.

Maximizing energy from your employees with a more purposeful workplace experience

How do you get maximum energy from your employees? Is it about purpose, and where does strategy fit in? If you’re doing it right, it all works together as it connects and inspires. Savage’s Bethany Andell chats with Lauri Goodman Lampson, president of PDR, a workplace consulting and design firm.