Your Business Must Support Your Life

Yesterday Steve Jobs announced that he is taking “medical leave of absence”.  Apple released the terse email he sent his staff, saying “the board of directors has granted me a medical leave of absence so I can focus on my health”. This is the third time Jobs faces big health problems – previously he fought […]

Meaningful Work Is Productive Work

Meaning IN Work and Meaning AT Work

I’m not sure if it is just my selection of reading material, but recently I noticed that just about every entrepreneurial blog post or business book I read includes reference to the benefits to clarify the purpose of your business and how you can get your team to perform better by showing how their work […]

The business case for measuring happiness

Chip Conley, CEO of Joie de Vivre Hospitality. says we need a new way to count. GDP measures tangibles for countries, and profit does the same for businesses. But if we aim to create customer loyalty, committed staff and satisfied investor, what should we really be measuring to ensure success? See this very informative TED […]