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Ohio Hospital Association Mission Blog Post

Living Up to Your Mission with John Palmer, Ohio Hospital Association

Consistency is a bedrock of creating a purposeful organization. Your purpose needs to be clear, communicated often and integrated into all aspects of your business. When people in and outside of your business see your ...
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Building Purpose into Your Brand Video with Andrew Emery

Consistency is one the most important criteria for aligning your business around its purpose. It’s important for your team to see and hear your corporate purpose regularly. Executive communications, email and in person, is at ...
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Moving to a Stakeholder Mindset

One of the super powers of brand purpose is the ability to bring together people and groups. Purpose shapes how we connect with and lead those around us. Lately, I've started to see how purpose ...
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Five Traits of a Purposeful Leader

There's power in knowing your purpose. But, that's only part of the equation. Building a purposeful business means a) being laser focused on a purpose greater than profit, b) aligning your business around your purpose, ...
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Becoming a Purposeful Business

Every business should know its purpose, but not every business is a purposeful business.  Let’s unpack this… I believe every business should know its purpose. Working with clients and in my own business, I’ve seen ...
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Closing the Purpose Gap

Is your business experiencing the 'Purpose Gap'? This week, I'm exploring the space between what a brand says is their purpose and what a brand does to take action around their purpose. I'm also delving into some of the ...
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Moving the Discussion from Why to How

In June, Zeno Group released a new Global study on brand purpose. The results of the study, which surveyed 8,000 people across eight countries, were clear:  94% of consumers globally say it’s important that companies ...
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Walking the Walk

For the past two weeks, I’ve started and stopped writing a few different blog posts. While all were well-intentioned, they weren't quite right. I think it’s because, like many of you, I'm still figuring out how ...
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Stories that influence purpose

How Stories Influence Purpose

The art of storytelling isn't new. It has been the foundation of marketing and advertising since their inception. However, recently, I’ve gained a new appreciation for how stories influence purpose.  Over the years, I’ve done ...
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Champion Mindset Blog Post

The Champion Mindset

Does your business have a champion mindset? You might be thinking, "Sure, we play to win." While I always appreciate good sports analogies, I'm referring to the other kind of champion: the advocate.   Establishing brand purpose means identifying ...
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