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"Purpose"

Coaching, Leadership, PurposeApril 7, 2021

Meet the ForChiefer: Louisa Plasberg

Please introduce yourself. I’m Louisa - politics nerd, book lover, Rheinländerin, former horse rider, New York City enthusiast, friend, daughter, partner, podcast host, communications expert, ghostwriter...and facilitator at ForChiefs. Why did you join ForChiefs? Because I strongly believe that companies have an important role to play in solving societal challenges and that ForChiefs by being [...]

Meet the ForChiefer: Louisa Plasberg
Leadership, Purpose, Vision & StrategyNovember 5, 2020

We’ve co-launched the Shift Collective!

To further live our purpose of ‘igniting meaningful work’, we’ve joined forces with nine other innovative transformation companies in Germany and launched the Shift Collective on the 26th of October! We’re really excited about this initiative and look forward to creating more impact alongside our friends. The Corona crisis has normalised ‘new work’ and it […]

We’ve co-launched the Shift Collective!
PurposeSeptember 4, 2019

No profit, no purpose

Whenever I travel by airplane and receive the mandatory safety instructions I’m always struck by the request - in case cabin pressure might drop, put on my own oxygen mask first before putting it on to my children. As a father of four, I’ve put my interests aside on many aspects to serve them before [...]

No profit, no purpose
PurposeAugust 14, 2019

Purpose feeds vision and culture for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Know the sentence ‘culture eats strategy for breakfast’ from Peter Drucker? In our experience of working with lots of different companies, we’ve seen that purpose is an accelerator for culture and vision. A vision should be defined as a large goal that everyone wants to contribute to (think about ‘putting a man on the moon’ [...]

Purpose feeds vision and culture for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
PurposeAugust 11, 2019

Purpose should be explored, not defined

I remember speaking to one of the founders of Einhorn, Waldemar, a few months prior to the company’s launch. He told me that he had discovered an inherent gap between entrepreneurship and purpose. Entrepreneurs first harvest their entrepreneurship, then commit themselves to work from a purpose. Think for instance of Bill Gates, who is one [...]

Purpose should be explored, not defined