Business today is up against a myriad of complexities disruptive competition and technologies, volatile economic forces, and a complex and evolving work force. There is unending pressure to do more with less, deliver short-term goals while driving long-term sustainability, all while finding and retaining the top talent to get it done. Learning how to navigate these pressures is the difference between a thriving business and a dying one. To break out, businesses need to rethink the fundamental drivers for success.
In Purpose Meets Execution, Efron shows us the most powerful driver of success is a culture of purpose combined with executional excellence. Efron has developed a framework that merges the power of a purpose-driven organization with executional excellence. He applies proven diagnostics to determine if the company has a clear and meaningful sense of organizational purpose and whether that purpose is effectively aligned with business practices across functional areas. He works with each company to address gaps and create a plan for continuous improvement.
When companies understand and implement a plan and process to balance purpose and execution, they:
- Create an unbeatable competitive advantage in the market by paving the way to find and retain the best of the current and next generation workforce
- Delight customers
- Deliver exceptional and sustainable results.
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About the Author
Louis Efron was head of Global Employee Engagement for Tesla Motors (a role created for him), International VP HR JDA Software, VP HR Stryker, a Fortune 300 medical device company. With Tesla Motors, he launched their first global employee engagement initiative in 2015. The tactics he employed produced measurable systemic and dynamic change. He has worked globally across diverse industries such as entertainment, medical, software, and automotive/technology.
He is curruntly CEO of the newly founded Purpose Meets Execution, Founder of Louis Efron, LLC, The Voice of Purpose, and author of How to Find a Job, Career and Life You Love. Efron contributes regularly to both Forbes & Huffington Post and is an in-demand keynote speaker, delivering events across the globe. He is known for inspiring audiences to action though meaningful insights that help bring their businesses to the next level.
Efron is an award winning human resources executive, entrepreneur, writer, theatre director, producer, consultant, speaker and founder of the charity World Child Cancer USA. He has lived and worked throughout the US, Europe, Africa, and Asia. He studied Labor Relations at Cornell University, New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and Advanced Leadership at Harvard Business School. He holds a BA from California State University, Fullerton, as well as a BS and JD from Saratoga University School of Law.
Table of Contents
Part I: Building an Unshakable Foundation
Chapter 1: Starting with Purpose
Chapter 2: Finding Your Way
Chapter 3: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Purpose
Chapter 4: Executional Excellence
Chapter 5: Where Purpose Meets Execution
Part II: Creating One Team
Chapter 6: Establishing Trust
Chapter 7: Accelerating People Engagement
Chapter 8: Connecting Peoples’ Actions to the Bigger Picture
Part III: Realizing a Winning Culture
Chapter 9: Bringing Purpose to Life
Chapter 10: Keeping Your Promises
Chapter 11: Getting the Balance Between Purpose and Execution Right
Chapter 12: Changing the World through Leadership