Purpose

Innovation Under Crisis: Lessons for the Public Sector

Writer and researcher Beatrice Francesca Orante shares her thoughts on what public sector innovation looks like during times of crisis. Find more from Beatrice on LinkedIn and Twitter. One of the more interesting responses I have seen to the COVID-19 pandemic were mobile markets, which reduced the trips people made to purchase basic necessities. Local …

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The Third Need: Social Connection and the New Normal

Multidisciplinary researcher Laurence Heijbroek shares his [UK-based] perspective on shaping the “new normal”, the drawbacks of digitalisation, and building social resilience for the future.   Some sights live long in the memory.  I don’t think I will ever forget watching the news report on the start of lockdown in Wuhan.  The featured videos of neighbours …

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The Ebb and Flow of Purpose for Small Businesses

Victoria Soelle, our Director of Partnerships at The DO School, shares her personal perspective on the impact this pandemic is having on SMEs, her family’s multigenerational business, and her growing sense of purpose.   According to multiple psychological studies we know that there are basic patterns of how people deal with crises. The common journey …

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The DO School’s Response to Covid-19: #WeEmerge

Back to normal is simply not good enough. How will we adapt and reshape our businesses and our communities in order to emerge stronger from the effects of this global pandemic?  COVID-19 is causing tremendous suffering. The pandemic has brought our communities, economies and societies to a standstill. Its impact gives us pause. The fallout …

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Presenting The 25 Most Influential DOers & Shakers in Purposeful Organizations

At the heart of The DO School lies Purposeful DOing. We strongly believe that the businesses that thrive in the future will be those that lead with purpose and have a positive impact on our economy, our society and our environment.  Now more than ever, it’s critical for organizations to authentically find and work with …

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