Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/27/2019 -- Dr. Alise Cortez, host of the Working on Purpose radio show on Voice America's Empowerment channel will interview Dr. Alex Pattakos on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 4 pm PDT/7 pm EDT. Dr. Pattakos, affectionately nicknamed "Dr. Meaning," is a modern-day Greek philosopher and a founder of the Global Meaning Institute, about his books and his life's work, including the development of a new discipline called MEANINGology®, in advancing the human quest for meaning in life, work, and society.
Bringing guests such as authors Rabbi Daniel Cohen of What Will They Say About You When You Are Gone: Creating a Life of Legacy and Paul Skinner of Collaborative Advantage: How Collaboration Beats Competition as a Strategy for Success who help advance the movement of meaningful work inspired through purpose, Alise Cortez has built a loyal listenership and continues to educate and inspire listeners worldwide.
Alex Pattakos, Ph.D., affectionately nicknamed "Dr. Meaning," is a modern-day Greek philosopher. A U.S. Army veteran with expertise in political science, psychology, and existential philosophy, Alex's background includes being a former therapist and mental health administrator, full-time professor of public and business administration, including graduate program head, and director of two university research institutes. He has worked internationally with all levels of government, including service to the White House under three presidents in the United States, and as an adviser to the commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Besides working on new books on the search for meaning, he is a columnist ("The Meaningful Life") for Psychology Today Magazine and a columnist ("Meaning in Government") for the PA TIMES, a flagship magazine of the American Society for Public Administration. Now as a founder of the Global Meaning Institute and creator with his wife, Elaine Dundon, of a new discipline called MEANINGology®, Dr. Pattakos is helping to lead the Meaning Movement through his advising, public speaking, teaching, and writing about how to bring meaning to life, work, and society. More information can be found at www.globalmeaninginstitute.com.
Working on Purpose is available as a podcast every Wednesday on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel. Archives of Working on Purpose can be found at http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2429/working-on-purpose
"I am honored and delighted to have Dr. Alex Pattakos, who I call "our meaning ambassador galivanting the globe," as my guest as he shares his vast experience, informed perspective, and joyous heart on his work in the Meaning Movement. We'll be talking about his work helping organizations across the globe to enable their employees to cultivate joy and meaning in their work and across their lives. Work is such an integral part of life, and companies that work to create cultures of meaning led by purpose-inspired leaders are handsomely rewarded with higher levels of employee engagement, greater discretionary effort and performance, and heightened levels of retention as their employees feel connected to a higher purpose in their service and thus more fulfilled in their overall lives," says Alise Cortez, the host of the Working on Purpose radio show. "I can't wait to share Dr. Pattakos' wisdom and passion for the work he does to find joy and meaning in everyday life and work," she adds.
About Dr. Alise Cortez
Dr. Alise Cortez is affectionately referred to as "The Anti-Undertaker" as she catalyzes the often otherwise "walking dead" to discover and grow their passion, inspiration, and purpose in life and at work. She is a Management Consultant, Purpose/Engagement Catalyst, Speaker, Author, Radio Host, and Social Scientist based in Dallas, Texas. Having developed her expertise within the Human Capital / Organizational Excellence industry over the last 20 years, today she is focused on enabling organizations to lead from purpose and create cultures of meaning that inspire impassioned performance, meaningful engagement and fulfillment, while encouraging a devoted stay within the organization. For individuals, she also facilitates an online Catch Fire global community and various retreats to enable people hungry for a more meaningful and purposeful life to discover and create it for themselves. For more information, visit www.alisecortez.com