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December 6, 2018

Building a Meaningful Employee Experience

In the new world of work, it is fulfillment - the ability to feel a personal sense of purpose and meaning - that is the new standard.

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November 20, 2018

Are You Investing In Women?

When Joe Keefe made a mid-career move from practicing law to finance, it was still in the early days of socially responsible investing. Keefe recalls how the move itself was inspired by a book he had read by David Landes, The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, which made the argument that a nation’s growth and development potential is tied to the status and role of women. 

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Imperative is thrilled to welcome Brandon Peele, author of Planet on Purpose and The Purpose Field Guide, as the Market Evangelist for California.

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5 Mistakes HR Professionals Make When Planning Their Budget

Imperative works with hundreds of HR departments nationwide, and we wanted to share the five most common mistakes we hear HR professionals make when planning their budget.

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March 4, 2014

How To Avoid a Midlife Crisis

A midlife crisis, it turns out, is like an earthquake. An earthquake is caused by the release of years of tension between two tectonic plates.

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March 12, 2014

The Grass is Greener Where You Fertilize It

We are constantly bombarded by messages encouraging us to take a better job - from headhunter calls to job posts to media that romanticizes the shiny new job.

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April 22, 2015

9 Ways to Boost Meaning in Your Job

Here are the concrete examples of how I have personally crafted my job over time to maximize meaning.

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April 28, 2015

The 4 Types of Problem Solvers. Which Are You?

If you and I set out to tackle a problem we might agree on what “success” looks like on the other side, but odds are we will have drastically different ideas on how to achieve it.

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February 26, 2015

My Purpose: Organization, Karma & Community

As the co-founder and CEO of Imperative, and the designer of the Purpose Pattern Assessment, I am often asked what my own pattern is and how it has impacted my career decisions.

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