Stories help us narrow the gap between inspiration and creative action. They open new possibilities for our daily work.
Creating Meaningful Work, my book in progress, is a story about seven individuals finding ways to integrate work, education, and life purpose. They are activists, artists, and entrepreneurs working in Brazil, Zimbabwe, India, Norway, France, and the USA. Some are following a dream. Others learned from the shock of life experience. And still others began their work very early in life.
We live in a global world that is shaping the way we work. We have the opportunity to learn together across cultures and across time as we redefine meaningful connections with work. Creating Meaninful Work brings new insights to this global conversation.
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"Through letters, there is no road too difficult to travel, no idea too confusing to be ordered. It comes like rain from clouds; it renews the vital spirit."
— Lu Chi, The Art of Writing
PATHS THAT INSPIRE
Founder and President of YES, Poonam Ahluwalia, engages youth leaders in 55 countries to solve education and work challenges.
Entrepreneur Gunter Pauli uses the knowledge of ecosystems for sustainable work for female heads of households in Zimbabwe.
Brazilian social entrepreneur Reinaldo Pamonet Filho is developing a new model for education and work with the digital community ItsNoon.net.
Norwegian social entrepreneur Kristin Envig, Founder of W.I.N. (Women's International Network) brings "a more feminine, global, and sustainable vision to work, communities, and life."
Advocate of socially conscious business development, Raj Sisodia believes high purpose leadership increases productivity.
French experimental film maker Rose Lowder films organic farmers and lives the life she talks about.
Dean of Intercultural/International Studies Edmundo Norte champions empathic communication skills across cultures.