Purpose: Why is it so challenging to do?

Organizationally and individually it’s becoming mainstream in large parts of the world to have a purpose, a deeper meaning with existing. When done correctly, purpose can create motivation, productivity, creativity, innovation and a shared North Star, a sense of belonging and deep contentment at work and in life. But if you have taken a stab at working with purpose, you know it’s not so easy to actually do. Why is this? I’ll explore in this short video why that is, and what it takes to work with meaningfulness.   You can learn more about us at www.ThePassionInstitute.com If you wish to work more with purpose and your transformation as a leader, join me and a top tuned group of change-making… Read more »

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5 Ways to a Strong Sustainability & Purpose Culture

These 5 Tips to create a Strong Sustainability and Purpose Culture from Sandja Brügmann, CEO The Passion Institute, was originally published alongside an interview in SustainReport, the full article (in Danish) is accessible here: 5 råd til lederen, der vil skabe en stærk sustainability kultur.   1. Move from being Change-ready to Change-driven  In order to solve the sustainability challenges we are faced with, as a leader you need to be able to bring other people to life, to flourish, such that they experience and are able to access their innate passion, innovation and creativity. This require leadership development on the personal development plane to know what motivates and drive others, beneath the obvious and spoken. This is why you… Read more »

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Nyt netværk skal flytte bæredygtighed og etik ind i k...

  Tiden for CSR og langsigtede strategier er forbi; den etiske og bæredygtige forståelse skal helt ind i kernen af os som ledere og i vores virksomheder. På det grundlag vil et nyt netværk for bæredygtig ledelse få os til se sandheden i øjnene og skabe reel forandring. Chr. Hansen og Ørsted er blandt deltagerne. “Sustainability is an integral part of Chr. Hansen. Currently 82% of Chr. Hansen’s product portfolio have a direct positive contribution to the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development no. 2, 3 and 12. We work to continuously understand, monitor, and improve our performance on the issues that are most material to our stakeholders and thereby to the future success of our business. With our Nature’s… Read more »

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Self-Disrupt to Redesign the Future of Work

  by SANDJA BRÜGMANN, Originally published in Conscious Company Media. “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” – R. Buckminster Fuller The future of work encourages whole human beings to move toward their highest soulful potential. This requires a drastic redesign of organizations, how we work, and what we recognize as success. It calls on us to move away from control, manipulation, and fear toward cultures that support and foster personal growth, freedom, autonomy, and blossoming of the individual. Leaders operate their businesses within an increasingly complex context of VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity). They must navigate resource scarcity, economic polarity, the speed of technological… Read more »

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8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Bre...

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters. Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing. That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, a serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a conscious leadership, strategic purpose, and sustainable business consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. “Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes the challenging process of unlearning and changing specific behaviors,” she explains. Unlearning is hard work. “It requires one to move out of automatic behaviors and into conscious understanding, where we take control of our own actions and lives,” Brügmann says. “It requires confronting uncomfortable feelings and an… Read more »

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Ny Uddannelse: Fremtidens Lederskab

Fremtidens Lederskab ved Sandja Brügmann, MD The Passion Institute i samarbejde med Ledernes Kompetence Center Skab værdi for din organisation med ny viden og konkrete værktøjer til at forstå fremtiden og lede forandringer, vækst og trivsel. Lige nu ændres betingelserne for organisationer, ledere og medarbejdere med stor hast. Det stiller store krav til dig som leder, og det kræver et nyt mindset og en ny måde at lede på. Fremtidens Lederskab klæder dig på til at blive en fremtidsorienteret leder og udvikler dit personlige lederskab, så du kan stå i spidsen for vækst og trivsel i en hastigt foranderlig tid. Du lærer at skabe en kultur, der tager udgangspunkt i tillid, inddragelse og respekt, og som understøtter innovation og høj… Read more »

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Bæredygtig Ledelse: Når man ikke driver rovdrift fra ...

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CSR er endelig blevet mainstream

Siger økoliteracy, systemisk bæredygtighed og regenerativ ledelse dig noget? Hvis ikke, så må du hellere læse med her. Det bliver nemlig ifølge førende CSR-tænkere tre af de afgørende ledelsesbegreber, du kommer til at skulle forholde dig til i 2018.             Sandja Brügmann og Fritjof Capra til journalist Annemette Schultz Jørgensen #CSR #fremtidens ledelse #efteruddannelse CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) er endelig blevet mainstream, og ledere ser ud til at have accepteret, at bæredygtig adfærd er både en økonomisk og moralsk nødvendighed i 2017. Eller gør de? I dag mener 97 procent af CEOer, at bæredygtighed er vigtigt for deres virksomheds fremtidige succes. De fleste har efterhånden også klare retningslinjer for den sociale, miljømæssige eller etiske opførsel,… Read more »

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Sandja Brügmann interviewed by Leading Humans

Fremtidens lederskab udføres på en måde, så mennesket blomstrer … Interview med Sandja Brügmann i Leading Humans. The future of leadership is conducted in such a manner that the individual blooms …

Watch Sandja Brügmann, member of our Brain trust, talk about why she chose Leading Humans, and the change that she believes is necessary. (Interview in Danish)

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Making the Impossible Possible: Learning Authenticity f...

  by Chantell Haines Today’s companies are being tasked with the impossible: How can we make money for our shareholders, pay our employees well, and positively impact the environment and society as a whole? The purpose of a business used to be specifically to increase value for the shareholders. While this still clearly holds importance today, there is a growing pressure to expand this value to all stakeholders, and the perception of value is changing. Consumers and investors are demanding that value be created by more than just profit, that it be created by authenticity, transparency and trust. Companies are being challenged to figure out how to do this. Every single industry needs to redefine how it operates in order… Read more »

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