A friend of mine reported being told she was too young for a promotion. In the same year, she gave birth to her first baby. In the next immediate promotion cycle, she was told she was too old.
Purpose in corporate life is a key aspiration for our times. It is simply not enough now, for various reasons, to fulfill our own or our organization’s objectives in corporate life. The wider objectives of a civilized society also need to be addressed and aligned with individual and organizational objectives in a three-sector approach. In her thorough and fascinating book, Anitta Hoffmann returns to this three-sector approach time and time again.