ACTION TOWARD A PURPOSE This issue filled with interesting stories from academia, business, government, and community/nonprofit organizations that are working on, leading, and/or constructing innovative transformational projects. The stories focus on transformational leaders and leadership, planning that has systematically changed business or strategy, developed economies and overall growth. These organizations present the aligned potential of each of us to connect our resources, collaboratively harness our creative genius so that we can together learn, invent, and communicate to tap the power of collaboratively achieved results. Remember, transformation starts with you. No one can make you change if you don’t want to. The stories in this issue just might make you want to try.