How To Be An Empathetic Leader - Lord Mark Price, Engaging Works

Lord Mark Price shares his career story and career advice for young people around being a great leader and doing what you love. Mark is the founder of employee engagement platform Engaging Works and WorkL, a digital tool on a mission to help you enjoy a better working life. Prior to founding those platforms, he worked as Managing Director of Waitrose and Deputy Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership. He has also been a Life Peer of the House of Lords since 2016. In this video, he shares some career tips for young people including: 

  • How he started his career with a graduate programme at John Lewis 
  • The advice he got at the start of his career (that he’s stuck by ever since)
  • How a promotion made him realise what drives him 
  • What every great leader needs to understand when dealing with different people
  • Why young people should take time to figure out what they love
  • Using the rule of 1, 3 and 24 to figure out your vision 

The Circl Interview Series asks leaders of the UK’s most exciting businesses to share their career paths and advice with the next generation of talent. Check out our other interviews with professionals from organisations such as PepsiCo, Barclays and O2.