Aaron Hurst, CEO & Co-Founder, Imperative

Time flies when you’re talking with Aaron Hurst. His passion for purpose in the workplace is infectious. The best part is, Aaron doesn’t give you a choice to care about purpose or not – he has the data to prove its value. As CEO and co-founder of Imperative, a technology platform for leaders in the new economy, Aaron is the foremost expert on the science of purpose at work. From helping individuals understand their unique purpose drivers to turning traditional notions of talent management on their head, Aaron founded Imperative to connect people to purpose on a massive scale.

March 2019

In this episode of Let Go & Lead, Aaron shares his story, debunks the most common myths of purpose, teaches how to screen for mindset and reveals his groundswell movement towards a world full of workplaces with fulfilled employees.

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Episode discussion guide – The Science of Purpose

Continue the conversation with others, or take the time for personal reflection, using the below episode discussion guide.

  1. When do you feel most fulfilled at work?
  2. What is your Purpose Profile?
  3. What makes you unprofessional (human!) that differentiates you? What about your team members?
  4. What kind of ‘job hacks’ – small changes to your role or responsibilities – can you make to become more fulfilled at work?
  5. What are the core needs of your team members? What are you doing to help them be their best selves every day?
  6. What steps can you take to empower your employees to take control of their own fulfillment at work?
  7. What gives your team a sense of purpose? When do you work together most effectively?
  8. How can you make adjustments to ensure that employees come first among your priorities?
  9. How would screening for mindset during the hiring process change the kind of talent you bring into your team?