Principled, timely, and engaging, The Why of Work teaches that building a culture of abundance and common purpose is essential to organizational success. Without it, scarcity mentalities can easily destroy the unity you seek.
-Stephen R. Covey, bestselling author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Will have a major impact on how individuals shape their attitude to work, how organizations create abundant cultures, and how leaders turn personal meaning into public good.
-Jigmi Y. Thinley Prime Minister of Bhutan
The Why of Work shows a better, different way to build and lead organizations. It is an insightful guide to how leaders can infuse meaning into their organizations, their lives, and the lives of their employees. This is important work and leaders should get on with it.
-Jeffrey Pfeffer, Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business and author of Power: Why Some People Have It—and Others Don’t.
One of a child’s first questions is “Why?” It’s a question we all ask – across cultures, races, faiths, nations and generations – throughout our lives. This book brings that question to the arena in which we spend most of our adult lives, illuminating its importance to the success of our organizations and giving us insightful tools to help make a meaningful difference in people’s lives.
-Don Hall, Jr. President and CEO of Hallmark Cards, Inc
This is a must read for anyone who works, leads others at work, or works to build a supportive environment.
-Beverly Kaye Founder/CEO: Career Systems International and the Co-author of Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay
Breaks new ground…Going beyond competence and commitment to create abundance at work could be the next frontier for leaders.
Paul Humphries, EVP Human Resources, Flextronics
The Why of Work opens the door to significant employee engagement. The alignment between company values and those of customers and communities can indeed give employees a sense purpose while delivering great results to customers!
-Paula S. Larson, Chief HR Officer, Invesys