Together:Purpose at The Crossroad of ME+WE

about together

You don’t find purpose alone. You find purpose…together.

Explore

Travel to 10 Asian countries
Learn from 100 purpose-led leaders

Discover

Stories from the heart
Extraordinary ideas on living purposefully

Learn

8 Action steps for finding purpose
Live your purpose at work and home

Find purpose where you are

Are you standing at the crossroads?

Do you feel torn between what you want & what others expect of you?

How do you lead yourself and others along the way?

Determined to find the good way for life’s important questions, bestselling author and leadership coach Alvin Ung brings together wise counsel, riveting stories and rigorous research that will help you find direction while making life-changing decisions.

Together comes with a CONNECT ME+WE model that integrates your personal purpose with the priorities of people who matter most to you.

Get The Book

who should read together?

seekers

Are you seeking to discover and live out your purpose?

deciders

Do you want to make life-giving decisions for yourself and your loved ones?

changemakers

How can you energise your family, workplace, and community with purpose?

about the author

Image

Alvin Ung’s purpose is to grow leaders who embrace their calling. As a facilitator and coach, Alvin finds joy in creating a safe space where leaders can renew relationships, build trust, and contribute to breakthroughs. Alvin gained extensive experience from designing leadership programmes for the next generation of top civil servants in Malaysia, working with senior economic officials in Southeast Asia, and convening CEOs from 20 large Asian companies. His work has been written up as case studies by the top-ranked IMD business school in Switzerland.

  • Mentor and speaker at EY’s World Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
  • Twice named as Fellow at Khazanah Nasional, the sovereign wealth fund of Malaysia, where he studies transformational leadership in Asia
  • Co-founder of Leaderonomics, an award-winning social enterprise in leadership development
  • Taught leadership, spirituality and creative writing at universities in North America and Southeast Asia.

Alvin and his family live in Kuala Lumpur, where they tell children’s stories in a local library and school.

get the book

You don’t find purpose alone. You find purpose…together.

Image

Are you standing at the crossroads?
Do you feel torn between what you want and what others expect of you?
How do you lead yourself and others along the way?

Determined to find the good way for life’s important questions, bestselling author and leadership coach Alvin Ung traveled to 10 countries in Asia to learn from 100 purpose-led leaders – and tested their ideas with his family, friends and clients.

The result is a book that brings together wise counsel, riveting stories and rigorous research that will help you find direction while making life-changing decisions.

Together comes with a CONNECT ME+WE model that integrates your personal purpose with the priorities of people who matter most to you.

Preview Buy Now

books by alvin ung

Image

Barefoot Leadership: The Art and Heart of Going That Extra Mile

Make a real difference without money, power or access to a network of influential people.

How do you go the extra mile to achieve breakthroughs? And how do you lead people to go that extra mile together with you?

Through inspiring stories and real-life examples, Alvin Ung unearths the mindset of ordinary people who have achieved extraordinary results with surprisingly few resources. You will learn how to transform yourself, your work and your world by being true to your calling.

Also available in Bahasa Malaysia as Kepimpinan yang Berpijak di Bumi.

Preview Video Buy Now

Image

The Headless Chicken and the Spark

Move from being a headless chicken to become a creative spark.
Alvin has spent years studying and serving top teams in the public and social sector. In this book, you will meet managers from Malaysia’s Ministry of International Trade and Industry who go beyond their job description to:

  • Build bonds of trust and friendship with one another
  • Act together to break down silos and work across boundaries
  • Reflect on their actions in order to lead more effectively
  • Engage and mobilise others to go that extra mile

Alvin co-wrote the book with Dr Rebecca Sta Maria, the former Secretary General of MITI.

Video Download

Image

Taking Your Soul to Work

Paul Stevens and Alvin Ung tap into the wisdom of the Bible and the Christian spiritual tradition to redefine the workplace as an arena for personal spiritual growth.

In these brief, conversational chapters — each rounded out with an action plan or a case study plus exercises for further reflection — you will discover

  • The nine deadly sins of the workplace
  • The ninefold fruit of the Spirit that can meet our workplace needs
  • The nine positive outcomes of integrating spirituality and work

Buy Now

eight steps for finding purpose

ME

When we try to find our purpose, we are torn by what we want and what others expect of us. Find your personal purpose through four steps:

  • 1. Discover Your Calling
  • 2. Discern Core Values
  • 3. Develop Core Strengths
  • 4. Design Life-giving Goals
WE

Purpose is also about “We” – the communities that we love and are loved by, that give our lives meaning. Live your purpose with others through the next four steps

  • 5. Discover Potential
  • 6. Discern Decisions
  • 7. Develop the First Step Together
  • 8. Design a Shared Future
connecting me+we

resources

connect with us