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Don't Retire, Refire Podcast

Apr 11, 2018

In this episode Stephen expands on his own values and why it is emotionally important for him to feel an alignment with the business’s “higher purpose”.  This was originally subconscious in his early days with Laminex, but is now a significant factor in his decision making process. Even though Stephen comes from a corporate financial background - where the general public would think his agenda might be all about short term financial return, he tells a different story of “feeling good” about what the company does, and being “proud” of that when asked at a dinner party about what he does.  He speaks of his recent interaction with Scania trucks on how he would be interested in working with them, even though he would be on half the income of his previous employment. Key point is that it's not just about the money, values alignment and corporate purpose are important. This message aligns nicely with Steve Samson's interview in episode 20 “The Impact of Higher Purpose”. Lastly Stephen has some suggestions for updating a resume and the use of a leadership coach in that capacity - an example being Anthony Youd's