Justin Jones-Fosu MBA, CSP, is a full-time father with ventures in keynote speaking, social entrepreneurship, and meaningful work research. Currently, Jones-Fosu is the founder and CEO of Work. Meaningful. where he works to help others shift their perspective on their own work from finding work that they are passionate about to bringing passion to the work they are currently doing.
Jones-Fosu’s inspiration to start Work. Meaningful. came from his own experiences working in the business world. He started a dishwashing business at 14 and eventually landed a leadership position at a top financial firm.
At his firm, Jones-Fosu began experiencing the same workplace emotions that plague much of the workforce today – wondering whether there was any meaning to his work and looking forward to the weekend and vacations more than going to work. To combat this, Jones-Fosu asked himself two questions: “Who is the only person I can control?” and “What do I want to get out of this experience?”
These two questions helped shift Jones-Fosu’s perspective and his approach to work. Once he made the shift from trying to find his passion to being passionate about where he was at, the promotions and leadership positions began coming in droves.
After more than a decade in leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies, Jones-Fosu, pivoted to using his experience and research to help organizations create new rhythms of sustainable excellence, profitability, and engagement to inspire peak performance, well-being and empowerment for their employees.
Be sure to experience Justin Jones-Fosu’s dynamic and engaging presentation at the Madison Region Economic Development & Diversity Summit taking place on Tuesday, August 16 at the Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center (One John Nolen Drive, Madison, 53703) from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Tickets are on sale now at madisonregionsummit.com.