On Purpose

It is OK not to hate your job.
It is OK not to hate your job.

I believe passionately in the value of creativity. As an awkward child in many ways, whose constant feedback at parents evening was something along the lines of “I think Hannah is doing fine, but it’s hard to tell because she never speaks”. I am...

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The Embercombe Experience
The Embercombe Experience

On one of the first warm weekends in June, sixteen On Purpose associates arrived at — excited but perfectly clueless about what was to come next. Not that knowing in advance would have done any justice whatsoever to the experience we shared...

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Can you make a difference to where you live?
Can you make a difference to where you live?

Dot Dot Dot’s Property Guardianship encourages people to act with positive impact.I was first introduced to Property Guardianship a few years ago by a friend. As an actor trying to make it in London, he was looking for accommodation that matched...

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Getting Real about the Climate Crisis
Getting Real about the Climate Crisis

On Purpose Fellows , and are now Climate Reality Leaders, having attended a three-day training with Al Gore. They share their lessons for communicating climate change.For Alex, it was growing up with a mother who is an architect focused on...

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On Purpose: Career Change & Clairvoyance
On Purpose: Career Change & Clairvoyance

How On Purpose knew about my new career before I didThe On Purpose InterviewThe harder I tried to focus on the digits in front of me, the more they lurched across the paper. I wrote down new numbers but they were just as unreliable, slipping from...

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For a weekend, I ‘occupied the future’
For a weekend, I ‘occupied the future’

Last weekend I volunteered for , a global innovation foundation and an On Purpose placement host, at their flagship event, . The annual 2 day conference aims to bring future thinking to the public realm, inviting its 4000 guests to ‘occupy...

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