The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community Is Changing the World by Aaron Hurst, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community Is Changing the World

The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community Is Changing the World

by Aaron Hurst
     
 

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The future is purpose. It is what is driving innovation and radically reshaping careers and organizations. The Purpose Economy is a roadmap to create a better future and sums up the fundamental changes taking place in business today.

Overview

The future is purpose. It is what is driving innovation and radically reshaping careers and organizations. The Purpose Economy is a roadmap to create a better future and sums up the fundamental changes taking place in business today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937498290
Publisher:
Elevate Publishing
Publication date:
04/02/2014
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
278,688
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

What People are saying about this

Reid Hoffman
"In The Purpose Economy, Aaron Hurst shows how this mass quest for self-expression in the workplace is reshaping corporate behavior and creating new economic opportunities. Filled with insights, this book clarify how technology is changing not only how we work but what we want from work."
Daniel H. Pink
Here is that rare animal, a business book grounded in compassion. The Purpose Economy taps into our deep craving for meaning in our life and work. If Aaron Hurst is right, and I think he is, we are on the threshold of a new, more value-rich era in business. This book will help find your place in it.
Arianna Huffington
"Building on his experience as the founder of Taproot, which connects commerce with social good, Aaron Hurst powerfully sums up in The Purpose Economy the fundamental changes taking place in the business world."
From the Publisher
"Building on his experience as the founder of Taproot, which connects commerce with social good, Aaron Hurst powerfully sums up in The Purpose Economy the fundamental changes taking place in the business world."

Arianna Huffington
Chair, President and Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post Media Group

"In The Purpose Economy, Aaron Hurst shows how this mass quest for self-expression in the workplace is reshaping corporate behavior and creating new economic opportunities. Filled with insights, this book clarify how technology is changing not only how we work but what we want from work."

Reid Hoffman
Co-founder/Chair of LinkedIn
Co-author of the #1 NYT bestseller The Start-up of You

"Here is that rare animal, a business book grounded in compassion. The Purpose Economy taps into our deep craving for meaning in our life and work. If Aaron Hurst is right, and I think he is, we are on the threshold of a new, more value-rich era in business. This book will help find your place in it."

Daniel H. Pink
Author of To Sell Is Human and Drive

Meet the Author

A globally recognized entrepreneur, Aaron Hurst is the CEO of Imperative, a technology platform that enables people to discover, connect and act on what gives them purpose in their work. Aaron is a close advisor to many global brands and frequent speaker and writer on the development of the Purpose Economy. He is the founder and an active advisor to the Taproot Foundation where he was the catalyst and lead architect of the $15 billion pro bono service market. He was the creative force behind the conception of the national Billion + Change campaign. Previously he worked in Silicon Valley developing the precursors to social media. Widely known for his thought leadership and a regular blogger for the Huffington Post, Stanford Social Innovation Review and LinkedIn, Aaron is a member of the Nonprofit Times Power & Influence Top 50, and has been recognized as a top social entrepreneur by Fast Company, Ashoka, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, Manhattan Institute and the CommonWealth Club. In 2009, he received the highest honor bestowed on an alumnus of the University of Michigan.

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