Innovation With A Purpose: A 2021 Priority

Carrier Management Magazine • Quarter 1 2021 Edition

What is your purpose? How do people in your organization make a difference and derive meaning from their work?

The central questions of Amy Radin’s article, “Seeding Innovation With Purpose: A 2021 Priority,” (in the Innovation section of this edition) recur the first-quarter 2021 magazine as industry leaders like Google’s Henna Karna (cover story) forge ahead with innovation efforts while staying true to missions of making the world safer and battling workplace inequities.

In This Issue

Cover Story

Executive Viewpoint

Executive Profile

Leadership and Strategy

Sustaining Culture in a Virtual World

Nearly a year has passed since the industry largely transitioned to a virtual workforce due to COVID-19. While organizations likely used Zoom, GoToMeeting or other web conferencing tools prior to the ...

Racism and Diversity Issues

Rise and (Help Others) Shine

What wakes you up every morning? Your alarm clock? The neighbor's (or your) barking dog? Sunrise through your window? A gentle nudge from your significant other? For most of the world, the year 2020 ...

Risk Alerts

An Insurance Executive's COVID-19 Survival Story

In early January 2021, Andrew Rear's health took a turn for the worse. After suffering two weeks with COVID-19, the 50-year-old former head of Munich Re's Digital Partners thought he was on the mend. ...

Emerging Damage: The Case of Melamine

Emerging risks evolve through three phases: emerging interest, emerging damage and emerging litigation. During the "emerging interest" phase, scientists, regulators or legal scholars first flag the ...


Seeding Innovation With Purpose: A 2021 Priority

The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word "crisis." One brush stroke stands for danger, the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger—but recognize the opportunity. This ...

From the Editor

Be Purposeful. Be Bold. Be Human.

"I remember this same story 10 years ago." The LinkedIn comment on our first-quarter magazine cover story, "Google's Insurance Strategy Could Be a Game Changer," appeared soon after we published an ...