From Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work

Who Is Martin Rutte?

Martin Rutte is an international speaker and consultant. As president of Livelihood, a management consulting firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico, he explores the deeper meaning of work and its contribution to society. The company’s focus includes strategic vision, corporate spirit and creative leadership.

Martin has worked with such organizations as Southern California Edison, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Labatt Breweries, the World Bank, Quad/Graphics, Virgin Records and London Life Insurance, helping them expand their outlook and position themselves for the future. He was the first Canadian to address the Corporate Leadership & Ethics Forum of The Harvard Business School, returning for four consecutive years as keynote speaker. He also twice addressed joint meetings of the American and Canadian Chambers of Commerce in Hong Kong.

A leader in the emerging management field of spirituality in the workplace, Martin is committed to reconnecting business with its natural source of creativity, innovation and compassion. His pioneering work on spirituality in the workplace was featured on the ABC-TV special, “Creativity: Touching the Divine.” He was also the keynote presenter at the first International Conference on Spirituality in Business, held in Mazatlan, Mexico.

Articles on his innovative work have appeared in the Miami Herald, the Toronto Star, South China Morning Post, Personnel Journal and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He is currently working on a new book entitled Being in Business: The Renaissance of Spirit at Work.

Martin is a member of the board of advisors of Money Concepts Canada. He has served as a board member of Global Family and of The Hunger Project–Canada, and as a committee member of the Canadian Cancer Society. He enjoys monoprinting, international travel and networking with other innovative entrepreneurs.

For further information about Martin’s speeches, tapes and consulting, please contact:


64 Camerada Loop

Santa Fe, NM 87508

phone: 505-466-1510 • fax: 505-466-1514

Web site: www.martinrutte.com
e-mail: [email protected]

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