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What is the power of your purpose?

Purpose as Business Strategy

Our purpose is yours.


Since 1983, we have developed and proven the strategy of purpose: helping organizations uncover their reason for being beyond profits, grounded in humanity. Why? Because we knew purpose was a powerful growth accelerator. While it didn't seem like business strategy when we started, today it is no longer a question of if a company embraces purpose, but how

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Ideas on Purpose

Your organization's purpose is more than a tagline, advertisement, or PR campaign. It's why your brand matters to people. It's at the core of your culture, and it starts with employees. It deepens relationships critical to business success.


Intrigued? We thought you might be—that's why we love sharing our ideas on purpose. 

Purpose-Driven Services

What sets us apart? Our hands-on approach. Knowledge that built the practice of purpose. A relentless drive to advance the field. Decades of experience. Proven process. Unsurpassed results. And initiatives that last, sometimes for decades. We are proud to have led the way—and continue to do so.

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Discover Purpose

If you're new to purpose, our proven approach takes your team from confusion to consensus around near-term priorities and longer-term ambition. And, we can start with something as simple as a half-day introductory workshop.

Develop Strategy

We architect strategies that deliver on your distinctive organizational objectives, creating robust programs that last. Because purpose must perform, we also help with external benchmarking, setting your targets, and measuring results.

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Build Reputation

Purpose can help build organizational reputation.  Our sophisticated leadership positioning work builds reputation with audiences that matter most, enhances stock price, deepens relationships, and wins awards. 

Forge Partnerships

We help identify and vet partners to ensure values alignment, financial health, past performance, and ability to deliver on your program objectives. Taking a shared value approach, we broker relationships that result in impacts beyond what each partner could achieve alone.

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Engage Employees

Purposeful employees are more productive, more likely to want to work (and work harder), and more likely to stay. We know how to link purpose to day-to-day performance, from factory floor to the C-suite, crafting employee engagement strategies that both inspire and perform.

Power Nonprofits

We created the first signature nonprofit platform in the early 90s, and continue to innovate nonprofit strategies. From corporate partnerships and fundraising strategies to signature platforms and new models, our team understands how to empower your stakeholders to advocate for your mission. Today, and tomorrow.  

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