The Meaning of Work (A Podcast)

Creating and Sustaining Human-Centered Prosperous Organizations Accessibility ViewEditShare A Podcast and Discussion Forum Sponsored by the Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose and Human Capital Organization Development To what degree are organizations creating conditions that bring out the best of their employees and fellow collaborators? Why does engagement remain low despite the many advancements in leadership…

Well-being Through Intelligent and Healthy Meanings

Luis A. Marrero, M.A., RODP, MLP Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose June 3, 2021 “True knowledge is knowledge of causes.” Francis Bacon I feel privileged collaborating with my colleague and Master Logoteleology Practitioner (MLP), Daniel Persuitte, to co-author the book Meaningful Purpose: A Primer in Logoteleology, which we plan to publish this year. It is…

Logoteleology’s Social Stages: A Path to Intimacy

“Every human being strives for significance, but people always make mistakes if they do not recognize that their significance lies in their contribution to the lives of others.” Alfred Adler Luis A. Marrero, Written: August 2019: Published August 17, 2020 One of the most eluded and misunderstood feelings is intimacy. For that reason, I have…

Introduction to Meaningful Purpose Psychology

This is a description of the Introduction to Meaningful Purpose Psychology webinar. If you are interested in attending a future session, please contact the author below. Based on the Award-Winning book, The Path to a Meaningful Purpose: Psychological Foundations of Logoteleology, this free 60-minute interactive webinar will help you: Find out what Meaningful Purpose Psychology…

Meaning, Values, and Human Dignity in Times of Crisis

A Time for Reflection on What Matters By Luis A. Marrero, M.A., RODP, MLP. April 19, 2020 Listening and reading the news, as a student of history and psychology, I am concerned. I read and hear politicians, business leaders, and broadcasters downplay and dismiss the deaths of countless during the coronavirus pandemic with a callousness…

The Meaningful Purpose Couple

This laboratory is designed for couples who wish to define, plan, build, commit, and succeed in their meaningful purpose. Better known as “The Love Lab”, this experiential learning is designed for couples committed to elevate their relationship to a higher level of love and meaning. It is a hands-on learning experience where couples practice relationship…

Self-Imposed ‘Ignorance’: Motivation, Consequences, and Solutions

Series: Blocks to Meaning: Leveraging Logoteleology’s Identity Model Luis A. Marrero, M.A., RODP, LLP (© 2019, 2022) December 2018 The Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose trains, certifies, and licenses coaches, therapists, counselors and consultants around the world on Meaningful Purpose Psychology or Logoteleology (or its cut version, Logotelogy) methodology. This article, even though directed to…

Motivation: Why are you trying so hard?

Luis A. Marrero has been invited to facilitate a workshop on motivation through the lens of Meaningful Purpose Psychology or Logoteleology. You are invited to participate by attending the Contact Center and Customer Engagement Best Practices Conference, June 20, 2018, in Orlando, Florida. Key macro indicators pertaining employee engagement, trust in leadership, and happiness at work…

Organization Development Symposium: Meaning-Centered Organization Development Practices

International Network on Personal Meaning 10th Biennial International Meaning Conference, in Vancouver, Canada. August 2-5, 2018 Key macro indicators pertaining employee engagement (Gallup), trust in leadership (Edelman), and happiness at work (Dr. Barry Schwartz; United Nations Happiness Report) remain stubbornly in negative terrain. There is a growing recognition in the field of organizational development (OD)…

Organization Development 2.0 (OD2.0): A Case Study

© 2018. By Luis A. Marrero, M.A. RODP, LLP CEO Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose February 27, 2018. Updated on April 11, 2018 Abstract Second Wave Organization Development or OD2.0 has been described in current literature (Marrero 6 May 2016; Marrero 15 Feb. 2018). The OD2.0 brand stands on two legs: (1) people first and…

Organization Development 2.0: Antecedents, Theory, and Practice

© 2018. By Luis A. Marrero, M.A. RODP, LLP CEO Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose February 13, 2018 (Updated July 11, 2019; March 21, 2022) 2016 International Network on Personal Meaning Conference Proceeding, Toronto, Canada How can we explain the sobering existential problems humanity faces while inundated with knowledge and solutions; and particularly as these…

Blocks to Meaning: The Calcification of Awareness

Leveraging Logoteleology’s Meaning Antecedent Analysis Luis A. Marrero, M.A. RODP, LLP CEO, Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose The Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose trains, certifies, and licenses coaches, therapists, and consultants around the world on Meaningful Purpose Psychology or Logoteleology (or its cut version, Logotelogy) methodology. This article, even though directed to our student cohort…

Differentiating Between Meaning and Purpose, And Why It Matters

Authored  by: Luis A. Marrero, M.A., RODP, LLP Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone’s task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement…

Symposium: Engagement is dead! Long Live Engagement!

International Meaning Conference Joining Forces in Practice and Research 30 June – 2 July 2017 University of Roehampton, Center for Research in Social and Psychological Transformation   Symposium: Engagement is dead! Long Live Engagement! Applying Meaning – & Purpose-Centered Interventions to Enhance Employee Engagement and Organizational Effectiveness Panelists: Ken Howard, Alice Ballantine Dykes, Sharon Mccormick,…

Workshop: Coaching for a Meaningful Meaning

INTERNATIONAL MEANING CONFERENCE London, UK, 30 June – 2 July 2017 Facilitator: Luis A. Marrero, M.A., RODP, LLP; CEO Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose It is encouraging to know that various schools of psychology have leveraged existing counseling and therapeutic methods to coaching (Wong, 2011;[i] Cox & Bachkirova, 2014[ii]; Grant, 2015[iii]).; including existential philosophy (Van…

Engagement: Test Question

Luis A. Marrero, M.A., RODP, LLP CEO Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose If you have been reading my articles these past years, you are fully aware how Meaningful Purpose Psychology (logoteleology) came into being. It came to life through a paradox. Stated as questions, the paradox asks, “How come there is so much knowledge and…

Symposium: Positive and Meaning Work Perspectives: Charting New Paths in Research and Practice

Dear Meaningful Purpose Psychology and Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose friends and colleagues: Over the last decades, the positive and meaning-centered psychology perspective has inspired a fresh approach to the study of organizational phenomena, and spurred a plethora of new scientific thought, research and practice. As this perspective has gained momentum, some of the most…

Diagnosing Organizations’ Cultural Meanings: A Logoteleological Approach

Luis A. Marrero, M.A., RODP, LLC will be facilitating the Diagnosing Organizations’ Cultural Meanings: A Logoteleological Approach workshop during the 9th Biennial International Meaning Conference in Toronto, Canada, July 28-31, 2016. He will be joining leading psychologists from around the world in exploring meaning-centered approaches to questions of spiritual meaning, human flourishing , and social…