Margaret Benefiel, Ph.D balancing purpose, profit and people.

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Balancing purpose, profit and people. What U2 & Southwest Airlines do

Margaret Benefieil PH.d did research with over 1000 organizations including U2 & Southwest Airlines to determine how they were able to build great companies with people not at the expense of people. Frank Faulk CBC radio producer, he has spent over 20 years in the broadcast business with CBC radio. He shares is own journey in finding a balance between economics and engagement. They are both going share their practical wisdom on find the balance between engagement, economics and purpose.

Who is Margaret?

Today’s global community desperately needs leaders with soul. Margaret Benefiel’s groundbreaking book meets that need beautifully, by teaching principles of soulful leadership, illustrated with stories of real leaders who practice them. Required reading.

—Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu Nobel Peace Prize recipient and human rights advocate.

Margaret Benefiel, Ph.D., teaches at Andover Newton Theological School in Boston and at the Millltown Institute in Dublin, Ireland. For the 2003-2004 academic year, she held the O’Donnell Chair of Spirituality at the Milltown Institute.

CEO of ExecutiveSoul.com, Dr. Benefiel also has served as Chair of the Academy of Management’s Management, Spirituality, and Religion Group. Over 500 executives, managers, and other leaders have participated in her seminars and courses.

She is the author of Soul At Work: Spiritual Leadership in Organizations (Seabury Books, 2005) and The Soul of a Leader: Finding Your Path to Success and Fulfillment(Crossroad, 2008), and has also written for The Leadership Quarterly, Management Communication Quarterly, Managerial Finance, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Organization, Personal Excellence, America, Presence, The Way, Studies in Spirituality, Radical Grace, and Faith at Work.

She is a member of Beacon Hill Friends Meeting in Boston and lives in Boston with her husband. She enjoys hiking, reading novels, and scuba diving in her free time.

Who is Frank?

Frank learned from his family, don’t do work that kills your soul. Frank Faulk is an award winning producer from CBC radio. He shares quirky journey that has included stints in a commune, daycare centre to a highly successful at CBC radio. Frank shares practical wisdom on how to find the right role in a company while doing work that is purposeful and has meaning.