Telosity

Our point of view is shared in a library of short essays and blogs that can be searched through key-words or simply read as published.

Spurring on Business Change for the Better

There are leaders changing businesses to work for the greater good, solely because it's the right thing to do.

Relationship Between Purpose, Brand, and Culture

In this video blog, Chris Houston of Telosity talks about the symbiotic relationship and interplay between a business's purpose, brand, and culture.

Three Things to Bring Forth Purposeful Enterprises

"Punching above your weight" is something of an obsession for Canadians, most of whom are strung like a ribbon four thousand miles wide and a hundred miles thick along the US border.

A Ding in the Universe (For Goodness’ Sake)

A new chapter in the story of Telosity.

The Individual Revolution

Finding our balance of ipse and idem.

The Panarchy Effect

Why we need something better than “Maximum Sustained Yield”.

All Parties Must Come To An End

The music from the party we’ve known may have stopped, but the distant sounds of a more hopeful one are beginning.

Choosing Certainty Amidst Uncertainty

Three distant lights to dispel the gloom…

Remembering Good

Seizing every moment to encourage a movement of businesses to do good is my choice. What will be yours?

How to Fight the Addiction to More (In Business)

Why temperance can bring health we never imagined to business and society.

How To Make Your Organization More Courageous

The “courage quotient” in your organization must be high if it will ever deliver something that matters.

How To Point Your Company’s Moral Compass Towards Justice

And why each one of us must do our part.

Prudence, And Thinking Outside the Box

Why a moral framework and the wisdom to act accordingly is essential for every business leader.

Be a Black Sheep and Change Business for Good

Why the Cardinal Virtues are an ancient lens business can’t do without

The ‘Business Case for Purpose’ Completely Misses the Point

We need to skip the purpose fad and find telos instead.

The Most Effective Leadership Trait You’re Missing

Why the often-overlooked thing called embodiment is the only real way to super-charge company purpose.

Choices of Strategy To Make Your Aspiration Stick

Populist’s early story is a lesson for us all on how strategy evolves and why it’s important.

How to Make a Difference by Sharing Your Aspirations

The story of how Populist got started contains a fascinating and encouraging lesson for us all on how culture change begins

How To Not Think Like a Sheep And Inspire Real Change

A framework to help you bring the purposeful enterprise to life and an introduction to Populist, some friends who are doing just that.

How To Unlock Inspired Performance

Two crucial vectors enable the high performing leaders of every purposeful enterprise.

Is Your Company Suffering from Performance Anxiety?

Imagine what your company could deliver if it rewarded performance based on more than just quarterly earnings?

How To Navigate Complexity By Embracing Paradox

A practical way to think like a leader in a purposeful enterprise.

‘Same Old, Same Old’ at the Imagination Buffet?

Does your company think like a purposeful enterprise?

Overheard at the Purposeful Enterprise: Radical Candor

A follow-up to our last post on what the purposeful enterprise “sounds like”.

How To Talk To A Flailing Phoenix

What does the Purposeful Enterprise sound like?

Looking Back And Reaching Forward

A reflection on the year that’s been, and what’s yet to come…

Coloring Reality: What Is The Purposeful Enterprise?

The first segment in a new series on what the purposeful enterprise looks like, sounds like, thinks like, and performs like.

Help Business Adopt A Good Habit

An invitation to add your voice to a story of positive change.

Why Courage Is The Seed Of Change

…and why your organization will stagnate unless you find it.

Why Humility Isn’t Who You Think

A Tale of Two CEO’s and You.