Developing the Big Picture through Purpose-Driven Leadership

The most effective corporate leaders are emotionally intelligent and understand that developing an organizational culture with a clear sense of purpose is critical to long-term success. It begins with inspired managers who believe that work with meaning has the greatest impact on goal achievement.
By Dave Desouza

Management styles and behaviors have changed over the decades in response to changes in operating environments and employee needs. Today, traditional leadership behaviors are not nearly as effective as they were in the past. They include command-and-control, control over employee work methods to achieve goals, and annual performance reviews and monetary incentives. Millennials are driving change from the bottom up, but other factors are also serving as change agents, like globalization and stakeholder demands for social responsibility.

Business success now requires a culture of purpose in which people are free to innovate and are full...

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