Create Meaning is more than our name - it is our philosophy and our purpose. Founded in 2015 on the core belief that together we can imagine, create and build solutions that have meaningful impact in the world. We made it our mission to empower leaders, teams, and organizations to discover, understand, and unleash their potential to shape our future.
We are individuals from diverse backgrounds, careers and experiences bound together by shared values and the bold ambition to empower others to make a difference.
We pledge to always live our values, to be our true selves and act on what we believe in with everything we do.
We are committed to
While to some it might sound like “Hippie Stuff” - we believe that love is a profound human virtue and essential to creating something meaningful.
→ truly connect
That’s why we invest in building and nurturing authentic relationships. For us they are the foundation on which great things can happen.
→ our own growth
We believe that in order to have a positive impact in the world we need to continue to develop what we are capable of and understand who we really are inside.
→ practice what we preach
Integrity sits at the heart of Create Meaning. Working with purpose means living and acting based on your values on a daily basis.
→ be joyful
If you strive to make a real difference it means that you have to deal with serious challenges and setbacks. We learned that besides rigor, dedication and patience it is joy that makes this work sustainable.
We aspire to be the change we want to see in the world and the honest feedback and tough love of our mentors keeps us on this path.
Kyle Slabb is an indigenous wisdom keeper from the Bundjalung tribe who are the original custodians of the northern coastal areas of New South Wales, Australia. He helps us to apply aboriginal knowledge and ancient systems thinking into the work we do around meaningful impact.
Dr. Franziska Blindow-Prettl
Franziska is the CEO of PPF. She has spent over 25 years working in private equity, hedge funds and financial engineering. Franziska supports us with her deep expertise in investing to understand how we can best serve our clients to build sustainable and scalable businesses that make a difference.
Simon Hampel works with global companies and institutions to help catalyse the transformational change required to meet today’s challenges. We work very closely with Simon on the SARSEN venture and he is our mentor for the topics of conscious leadership and systems change.