Support for a shorter working week is gathering political momentum, but implementing such a policy will be a complicated process. How many organisations can afford to put people before profit and make the shift? Well-being company Memiah are walking the talk in conducting a rigorous four-day-week trial with their 30+ person team. Memiah exec Amie Sparrow explains how the trial is designed…
If we’re serious about rethinking the workings of our economy, we must also reconsider our own identities. Are we mere consumption machines out to get the best deal? Or are we citizens, able to participate in society with intentions beyond self-interest?
Mindfulness – the new opiate of the people or a vital survival tool for modern life? Or both? Mark Leonard examines the missing element in contemporary mindfulness practice – one that could transform it into a catalyst for systemic change.
Our event director Louise Ash reveals what keeps her awake at night, and how the first five Meaning speakers are going to help with that.
Meaning Spotlight, at Brighton’s Old Market on 9 June, promises to be an evening of insightful analysis, shocking honesty, and informed analysis of where we’ve gone wrong – and how we can get back on track.
Plagued with existential anxiety about the future of the planet? Desperately wondering what you can do to make a difference? Same here. Join us for an evening of game play as we collectively explore our role in meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
We work amid a growing recognition of the value of purpose in our organizations. BRIDGE Partnership’s James Boddy acknowledges the role of purpose, while warning of mistakes that are often made on this journey.
At Meaning 2018, we met Atif Choudhury. As well as being co-founder of Zaytoun, he leads an organisation called Diversity and Ability, with a strong message about opportunities for disabled and neurodiverse people.
Meaning 2018 was a day that brought global concerns together with personal stories of loss and empowerment. Editor of Ethos magazine Lucy Chesters provides a thorough overview of what was shared and what was learned.
Our friends at Roffey Park Institute are partnering with us on this year’s Meaning. We got to know their new CEO Robert Coles to find out more about his vision for the future of business.
Amy Whitaker continues a fine tradition that seeks to understand the blend between the worlds of business and the arts.
From the Cambridge Footlights to the boardrooms of FTSE 100 companies – we find out what’s shaped Neil’s personal mission.
Tired of the hackneyed claims of disruptive innovation? We think these companies are doing it for real. And doing it for good.
What does it take to lead a succesful team of happy, fully engaged people?
Ahead of his talk at Meaning 2018 we caught up with Timothy Henry to find out more about his personal journey to conscious capitalism.
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Just why is ‘love’ a four letter word at work?
Two young men’s voyage around the world to learn different ways to think and live.
A review of the wonderful community-driven gatherings that made 2017’s Meaning bigger and better than ever before.
As the dust settles after our sixth annual gathering, we look back on Meaning 2017
Are pity and charity the most appropriate responses to people are need, or should we reframe our responses with a more respectful attitude?
An exploration of whether we work differently when we own a part of the company we work for.
What is the significance of Margaret Wheatley’s voice in the search for better, more mindful leadership?
Hear the story of a business created to disrupt a much-loved industry with a troubling secret.
An artist and an economist meet to discuss how we might adapt our lives to the challenge of climate change.
An introduction to a handful of our thought-provoking Meaning 2017 speakers
We’re asking you to make Meaning 2017 better than ever
What we did to measure, reduce and offset the environmental impact of Meaning 2016.