• RE: What gives you a sense of meaning in your work?

    Hi Meg,
    I also have a Psychology background so I love researching people's behaviour in the workplace. I agree that it's a privilege to be able to find a job that's meaningful and fulfilling on a personal level, rather than just a way of making money…
  • What gives you a sense of meaning in your work?

    According to David Graeber, many people have pointless jobs which exist merely to serve unnecessary bureaucratic processes.

    Have you ever reflected on your own work, and what it is about it specifically that creates (or inhibits) meaning for you?

    How…

  • What is purposeful leadership?

    In her latest blog, our Head of Research, Ksenia Zheltoukhova, discusses why organisations are trying to become more purpose-driven, and the leadership traits that are important in helping businesses to achieve this. What does purposeful leadership mean…

  • RE: Mandatory lunch breaks?

    I don't think mandatory lunch breaks is the right answer, because people should have some choice over how they use their time at work. While I don't think it's healthy to regularly skip a lunch break, sometimes it's necessary to grab something on-the…
  • Comment on Commitment

    Hi Peter – thanks for your post. I read it with interest, and think it’s interesting that you raised the paradox of ‘Am I good person if I only do good things because it makes me feel good?’ It certainly raises the question - is that a ‘selfish’ motivation…

  • RE: Employer or employee? Who holds the power?

    The attitude that 'life's unfair and that's just the way it is', that Steve mentioned, is something I've been thinking about. We can't blame organisations for favouring 'talented' employees when it comes to job and career development opportunities, or…