Differentiating Between Meaning and Purpose, And Why It Matters

Luis A. Marrero, M.A., RODP, LLP Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose July 2017 Reprint from http://www.drpaulwong.com/differentiating-between-meaning-and-purpose-and-why-it-matters/ (Readers are encouraged to join the International Network on Personal Meaning: http://www.meaning.ca/) It is not a secret that defining and differentiating meaning and purpose continues to be a challenge for researchers and practitioners alike. This became apparent to me in the course of reviewing the…

Symposium: Engagement is dead! Long Live Engagement!

International Meaning Conference Joining Forces in Practice and Research 30 June – 2 July 2017 University of Roehampton, Center for Research in Social and Psychological Transformation   Symposium: Engagement is dead! Long Live Engagement! Applying Meaning – & Purpose-Centered Interventions to Enhance Employee Engagement and Organizational Effectiveness Panelists: Ken Howard, Alice Ballantine Dykes, Sharon Mccormick,…

Engagement: Test Question

Luis A. Marrero, M.A., RODP, LLP CEO Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose If you have been reading my articles these past years you are fully aware how Meaningful Purpose Psychology (logoteleology) came to being. It came to life through a paradox. Stated as questions, the paradox asks, “How come there is so much knowledge and…

Second Wave Organization Development

By Luis A. Marrero, M.A. RODP, LLP CEO Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose May 1, 2016 “We increasingly understand that we need a very different model of humanity….” 2013 United Nations World Happiness Report We live in a time of paradoxes. On the one hand, there are emerging rich, dynamic and exciting trends in the…

The Role of Meanings in Individual, Group and Organizational Health and Productivity: Logoteleological Interventions

Reprint from the December 3, 2015 International Positive Psychology Association Work & Organization Division Newsletter Luis A. Marrero, MA, RODP, LLC  Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose Meaningful Purpose Psychology (MPP) or Logoteleology examines the meanings that successful people, groups, and organizations apply in order to thrive and succeed. This paper gives a brief explanation of…