There are a number of dimensions that you should focus on in protecting your purpose. Your body is one of those important dimensions. When you are not feeling well and your body is not operating at an optimum level, it inevitably has an impact on how much you are able to deliver. When we do not look after our bodies we could be accused of being irresponsible in relation to our purpose.
The Covid-19 pandemic and related lockdowns around the globe has put a spotlight on the need for empathy. Many have been able to display great empathy, while others have been struggling. I suspect that those organisations that have typically been bottom line driven, would have found it a lot more difficult to deal with the levels of empathy required in dealing with employees who suddenly had to go into a mini diaspora, while dealing with the inevitable bereavement that accompanied the virus as it wreaked havoc.