Zach’s Blog

How to Find Purpose in Any Job Today

Actively seeking and finding purpose in your job (any job) can make you happier in the place where you likely spend five-sevenths of your waking life. And that’s not all. Research shows that when people feel a sense of purpose at work, they are more satisfied, more committed to their organization, feel more motivated, and … Read more

A Simple Formula for Inspiring Teams

Why is greater than how and both are greater than what. This simple formula can transform leaders and organizations. Applying this formula to every process from on-boarding to training to performance evaluations has changed every team I have worked with. When people come into your organization do you ask them why they exist? Do you … Read more

Ditch the Mission Statement: 3 Ways to Create a Purpose-Oriented Team

It may be time to ditch the traditional mission statement. In the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary “The Gospel According to Mac.” The film tells the story of the University of Colorado’s inspiring 1990 football National Championship run. While sports metaphors tend to be tired and overdone in motivational conference keynote speeches, this story is markedly … Read more