Chapter 7

Purpose is a direction – and the power of ‘job-crafting’

We will discuss two central ideas of this book: first, that Purpose is a gradually developed direction; and second, that ‘job-crafting’ – adding Purpose-driven work to your current job – is an effective way to learn how to be a tri-sector leader now, as well as how to develop a future career.

Demystifying ‘finding Purpose’

The concept of Purpose has taken on a somewhat mythical quality, and although we crave it in our lives, too many of us worry about not finding ‘the right’ Purpose or our ‘one true’ Purpose in life.

There is no ‘right’ definition of Purpose. My Purpose, which gives me meaning in life, might not engage you at all, and vice versa. Yet we are both affecting ...

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