Putting A Stake in the Ground: Purpose+ Profit = Next Generation Business
Can you imagine what is possible now? There is no other time than now! Let’s go make it happen. What are you waiting for?
The Current Reality
A growing number of people and organizations are recognizing that another person’s best practices are often not applicable to their own situation. Guidance from others is vital, but we need to gain a greater integrated understanding of our own unique situations, goals, and purpose, and then implement new approaches that fit our own specific business needs and opportunities.
A Paradigm Shift is Available to Business Pioneers
We are on the edge of a genuinely new paradigm for business. There is an urgent need to shift from leading with organizational structure and technology to leading with greater purpose. Rational structure and evolving technologies are obviously important, but they are meant to serve the higher purpose of your business, not to dominate it. We can stop bringing with us old and tired ways of working that just keep shifting the deck chairs on a sinking ship.
Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you. Aldous Huxley
Our opportunity is not simply implement another business program or framework. It is far simpler, and yet much more challenging, than that. We need to adopt a 21st century mindset that drives our purpose and allows us to see opportunities where we bring people together to create something beautiful in the world of business. When people in an organization are connected to its deep purpose and know how to play their position, that’s when the profitability comes in. Are you ready to build the next generation business based on purpose + profit?
Feel free to contact me to talk about how we can make this happen in your organization … My new interactive workshop or keynote will help you and your team start exploring and navigating through these critical opportunities for creating your next generation business tailored for the 21st century:
- What is your purpose?
- What is the collective purpose of why you are in business?
- Where is your edge?
- How do you connect with the people—employees, customers, partners, vendors, communities—who care about what your business creates?
- How does purpose + profit = the future of your business? What actions do you need to take? What mindsets do you need to embrace?
A version of this was first posted on LinkedIn.com