COVID-19: Mitigating the People and Culture Risks
The emergence of Covid-19 has turned business on its head. Whilst some are already laying off thousands or going into administration, many are still working out how to address this unfamiliar situation.
Top tips for employee engagement during uncertain times
we would like to take a moment to share some best practice principles around organizational engagement and opportunities during this time of uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
How organizations can do well and do good: 4 key takeaways from Modern Day Wisdom Toronto #1
A growing number of Canadian organizations are daring to challenge the relentless focus on short-term results. They are aiming for something higher – purpose – and they’re reaping the rewards, including higher profits. Who are these organizations and how are they doing it? Last week we heard from the pioneers and trailblazers of this movement […]
Five top tips from Modern Day Wisdom #9: Taking Purpose Beyond Straplines
It seems like “purpose” is everywhere at the moment; from executives to board members, everyone wants a piece of it. By putting purpose at the core of their organisations, businesses are reaping the rewards in their culture, their impact on the planet and their bottom line. But how do you embed purpose authentically and truly […]
We live in uncertain times. How can businesses survive – and thrive?
With less than a year to go until Brexit, what comes next is anyone’s guess. This ongoing uncertainty is taking its toll on business. Employees are worried and disengaged. Here’s why having a clear sense of purpose is your best employee engagement tool. “It is hard to overstate what a dramatic impact the current political […]
Purpose eh? How Canada can lead the way
Author: Rosie Warin, CEO of Kin&Co Today marks an exciting milestone for Kin&Co — and arguably for Canada. We’re propelling the purpose movement in Canada as Kin&Co launches its first global office, across the pond. And I’m leading the charge. Why Canada I hear you say? Well first off, Canadians are quite lovely. No I don’t […]
The dreaded staff survey results are in… How to ride the wave of negative feedback and come out smiling
By Becci Gould For many companies, it’s that time of year again – the annual staff survey results land on your desk…and it’s not a pretty sight. Whether it Best Companies or you own survey results, it often tends to be this time of year (typical when moods are at their lowest – Blue Monday, […]
We’re on the hunt for an incredible intern!
Are you looking for an organisation with values you share, somewhere to kick start your career (or to kick start a change in direction)? Somewhere you will have autonomy and the opportunity to make a real, positive impact? We are looking for a tenacious, fiercely organised and driven intern to join our team; someone with […]
New Report: It’s official: businesses are f**king up purpose
Everyone wants a piece of purpose but many are getting it badly wrong. Here are the pitfalls, the common mistakes and how to jump on board without going under the wheels. Read our report here. Kin&Co’s research is a wake-up call to purpose-driven business leaders Think you’re doing purpose well? So do most leaders. […]
Purpose: does the charity sector need to up its game?
Since its inception, the concept of ‘purpose’ has been predominantly reserved for the private sectors. It’s now common rhetoric used to help brands unify around a common goal – something that goes far beyond profit. But, what we’re seeing from our clients and contacts is that this concept is becoming far more common amongst the […]