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,…

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…

Je Suis Quoi?

  There you go again. Ronald Reagan The news from Paris is shocking, and the killing of unarmed civilians inexcusable. Much is being said about who is right and what is right and wrong about the Je Suis Charlie tragedy. Passions are high, indignation abounds. The TV and radio waves are filled with diverse points of view, depending on…

Managing as if Leading

By Luis A. Marrero, M.A., RODP, CEO Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose Author of The Path to a Meaningful Purpose: Psychological Foundations of Logoteleology “A winning culture is one of engagement and individual contribution to an important mission and purpose. Human beings are not looking for company-bought goodies — they are looking for meaningful, fulfilling…

Pace Yourself

“Every person needs to take one day away. A day in which one consciously separates the past from the future.  Jobs, family, employers, and friends can exist one day without any one of us, and if our egos permit us to confess, they could exist eternally in our absence.  Each person deserves a day away…

Allowing – A Key to Successful Living

May 31, 2014 Luis A. Marrero, M.A., RODP, LLP Boston Institute for Meaningful Purpose “When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion.” ~ George Elliot I was pleased when this May 2014 I finished another successful Meaningful Purpose Psychology (Logoteleology) Laboratory; this time…

Are You Actively Engaged at Work? Willing Your Own Professional Meaning

I read with great interest an article by Adam Grant, a Wharton professor, titled, “The #1 Feature of a Meaningless Job”.[1]  Professor Grant points to research that reminds us that people want meaningful jobs that contribute to something worthwhile. Moreover, he states a well-known fact for those of us with many years of work experience…

What is Meaningful Purpose Psychology (Logoteleology)? Part 2

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 it.” —…