7 of the Best LinkedIn Influencers

7 of the Best LinkedIn Influencers

LinkedIn is the world largest professional social networking platform; it invites the world’s foremost thinkers, leaders, and innovators to be Influencers. As “leaders in their industries and geographies”, they discuss news and trending topics. We suggest you follow these 7: Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite Hootsuite is a social media management tool, and its chief executive more »

Positive Organizational Scholarship – Interview with Professor Kim Cameron

Kim Cameron is the William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, author of Positive Leadership and Positive Organizational Scholarship and number of other books on positive organizational scholarship. Professor Cameron shared some of his key insights with us on how organizations can be more »

Editor’s Note – June 2016

Editor’s Note – June 2016

Welcome to the June 2016 issue of People & Purpose – the Positive Leadership Journal, I hope you will enjoy this edition as much as we enjoyed compiling it for you. We have been publishing the magazine for 8 months now, originally seeing it as somewhat of an extended blog where we can share exciting more »

The Family Business Model: What Can We Learn from It?

The Family Business Model: What Can We Learn from It?

Over 80% of private sectors companies in the UK are family businesses, with the majority of them being small – micro in some cases – and medium enterprises. Even though they represent an important source of revenue for the country’s economy and they are the backbone of its productive system, we sometimes underestimate their importance more »

Words to Lead by: Kitty Chisholm

Words to Lead by: Kitty Chisholm

Kitty Chisholm, professional coach, facilitator and Founder Director of Boardwalk, an organisation which supports women in achieving their full leadership potential, shares an impactful piece of advice she has received: Chisholm thinks this advice is helpful, particularly to those people who have a tendency for perfectionism: “In order to be clear about your goals, you more »

Words to Lead By: Kim Cameron

Words to Lead By: Kim Cameron

Kim Cameron, William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, shares some impactful advice he has received: Kim Cameron recalls an early conversation with a mentor: “ I don’t want a subordinate, I want a colleague. I want to get better as a result of this more »

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow by Ron Chernow

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow by Ron Chernow

Boomy Tokan recommends Chernow’s autobiography of business tycoon and ground-breaking philanthropist John D. Rockefeller. John D. Rockefeller was an extremely shrewd businessman, and when it came to his philanthropic activities he was a great giver – highlights Tokan. Rockefeller was a committed donor from a young age and his extensive funding for educational and health more »