This is a guest blog by Peter C. Atherton, P.E.
- Feeling the weight of burnout and disengagement,
- Yearning for more meaning and purpose, and
- Wanting to make a difference in solving issues facing our world and those we care about.
Organizationally, many of us are also struggling to attract and retain inspired talent, clients, vendors, and partners to help us grow and be sustained.
There are many factors that lead to these circumstances, but when the prolonged work overload is finally addressed and the workflow improved, how do we better engage?
After we have “mastered our craft” and “made a name” for ourselves, how do we find greater meaning and purpose — and make a difference beyond the office and our immediate families?
Even as we build our careers, how can we leverage what we know to have a bigger impact and to improve our communities and the lives of others?