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There is a sense that things are changing around us.
While we remain concerned about the economy and our jobs, we are also reimagining what work and the economy could look like, especially those of us who want our work to have a positive impact on the world.
What does this desire to do good say about us? Who is ushering in new ways of working for change? How can we add purpose to our careers, regardless of sector?
Google Hangout with Social Entrepreneur and Author Aaron Hurst
On Thursday June 12th at
1pm NEW TIME: noon EST, we’ll explore these questions and more with Aaron Hurst, founder of the Taproot Foundation, CEO of Imperative, and author of The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community is Changing the World.
Kari Mirkin, Idealist Careers book reviewer, will lead the Q&A and take your questions as well. Click here to read her review of the Purpose Economy.
How to join
The conversation will take place via a Google Hangout on Thursday June 12th at
1pm noon EST. Anyone can view the conversation by returning to this page.
Want to submit a question? Ask a question in the comments below and we might answer it during our live Q&A. You can also ask questions on Twitter. Tweet us @IdealistCareers using #PurposeChat.
About Aaron Hurst
A globally recognized entrepreneur Aaron Hurst is the CEO of Imperative, a technology platform that enables people to discover, connect and act on what gives them purpose in their work. Aaron is a close advisor to many global brands and frequent speaker and writer on the development of the Purpose Economy
He is the founder and an active advisor to the Taproot Foundation where he was the catalyst and lead architect of the $15 billion pro bono service market. He was the creative force behind the conception of the national Billion + Change campaign. Previously he worked in Silicon Valley developing the precursors to social media.
Widely known for his thought-leadership and a regular blogger for the Huffington Post, Stanford Social Innovation Review and LinkedIn, Aaron is a member of the Nonprofit Times’ Power & Influence Top 50, and has been recognized as a top social entrepreneur by Fast Company,Ashoka, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, Manhattan Institute and theCommonWealth Club. In 2009, he received the highest honor bestowed on an alumnus of the University of Michigan.