Have you wanted to have more meaning in your work? Have you wanted a team of people who worked meaningful every day? Our special guest Justin Jones-Fosu answers this question and many others as we explore what it means to bring meaning to your work. Justin is an amazing speaker, author, serial entrepreneur, social entrepreneur and inspirer of people and organizations. Justin will be sharing with us the secret to finding meaning in your work for more joy and satisfaction at work. Most important, Justin will give you insights and strategies to help you transform your team’s work experience for more meaning and engagement. The Impact Leadership Podcast is brought to you by Cardivera, the leadership development eco-system that helps your grow your people, grow your business and grow your life.

Show Notes

In this episode you’ll learn …

  • Ways to shift from searching for meaningful work to bringing meaning into your work
  • That meaning at work is an internal job (not an external search)
  • You only control yourself which empowers you to create meaning in your work
  • To find your own rhythm of meaning in your work (creating your own drum beat)
  • That creating meaning at work is not limited to certain jobs, levels or income
  • That helping your team members connect their work with more meaning building engagement and loyalty
  • That hiring for character, passion and a growth mindset helps build high performing and highly engaged teams
  • The four types of people when it comes to finding and living (or not living) their why
  • Leadership includes helping your people find and connect with their why (personally and professionally)
  • The importance of building a memory making culture for your team and your customers
  • There is no work life balance – the goal is to create a work life blend
  • Three tangible ways to bring more meaning to your work:
    • Perspective Rhythm – Shift the ways you see your work and what you do
    • Task Rhythm – Add more meaningful tasks or take away less meaningful tasks (which requires leadership support)
    • Relationship Rhythm – Choosing which relationships to deeply invest in (and which ones not to)
  • The importance of embracing and living extravagant appreciation of others


Special Guest

Justin Jones-Fosu

Speaker, Author, and Trainer

Your Hosts

Jeff Nischwitz

Author, speaker, coach, consultant, and
Chief SHIFT Officer of Cardivera

Craig Mathews

Strategist, innovator, consultant, and
CEO of Cardivera