Purpose-led Marketing

ARCHIVE

arrow-down-brown
Thank-your-community

Five Ways to Thank Your Community

It has been a challenging year for everyone. Fortunately, we continue moving forward with the encouragement of a wonderful community of supporters. In addition to our employees and partners, these are the people who buy our products, ...
Read More
purpose-marketing

Brand Purpose is Not Marketing

A few months ago, I was speaking to a MBA class about brand purpose. One of the students raised their hand with an observation/question: Can't companies just say they have purpose? The question sparked a ...
Read More
Myths-About-Purpose-Blog-Post

The Most Common Myths about Purpose

When I was first tossing around the idea for Purpose Greater Than Profit, I encountered a few well-meaning critics. I've learned this is common when you're starting something new. As I approach the third anniversary ...
Read More
blog post engaging around purpose

Difficult Decisions

One of the most difficult decisions for a brand is when and how to engage with their community around tragedies and world events. The answers aren’t always easy, but when you know your purpose these ...
Read More
brand purpose cluttered market

Making your message stand out in a cluttered market

One the greatest questions today for many brands is how to stand out in a cluttered marketplace. When you look around, most industries are flooded with nearly the same verbiage. It's very easy for your ...
Read More
brand purpose and social issues

Advocate or Agnostic: Should your CEO speak up on social issues

Last week, Nike released an ad titled, Dream Crazy, which has sparked new debates around business and social issues. I've often found that when a brand makes national news like this, it usually sparks discussions ...
Read More
Business Trends

Predictions for 2018

I started Purpose Greater Than Profit because I am inspired by companies that believe it’s possible to both make money and change the world. As I’ve had the opportunity to delve deeper into brand purpose, ...
Read More
End of Year Recap

A Look Back at the Things that Inspired Me this Year

As 2017 winds down, I'm looking back at some of the books, podcasts, companies and quotes that inspired me this year. Some of these resources were influential in helping me develop my blog and my ...
Read More
Creative Thinking Blog Post

Thinking Inside the Box

I love ideas. More specifically, I enjoy the process of finding new answers, challenging status quo thinking and connecting the unconnected. I admire the disruptors, the inventors and the risk takers. So, it is probably ...
Read More
Statistics Driving Purposeful Business

Summer Finds III: Three Statistics You Shouldn’t Miss

Establishing brand purpose is essential for businesses. The benefits of a well-defined brand purpose can include motivating employees, streamlining marketing and encouraging more deliberate decision-making. During the last few weeks, I’ve been collecting studies and ...
Read More

Sign up now to Take The Purpose Quiz and see if your purpose is clear. And, to receive emails and other resources to build your business on purpose.

Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.