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Check out this week’s content below. We hope you find it informative and inspirational.
In the news
Former Netherlands Prime Minister, Jan Peter Balkenende, shares his thoughts on what makes a successful business in this October Eco-Business article. Here is a taste, “The belief that businesses are about maximising profit in the short run is outdated. Business is about creating shared value. Yes, you must create economic value or you cannot invest or keep people employed. But it is also about creating social value by addressing the needs of society.”
KPMG moved up 17 spots on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list in one year. How did they do it? By connecting and/or reconnecting their employees to their higher purpose – Inspire Confidence. Empower Change. This HBR article also shares some good lessons learned along the way.
OK, more like informative listen this week. Check out this TED Radio Hour podcast on The Meaning of Work. Four great stories on values and motivations.
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