Let’s be honest. When you hear a company tout how long they’ve been in business, or that quality is their top focus, do you really care?
Activating Heads, Hearts + Hands
(Starting with Your Own)
Serving a Greater Story
It’s not about you. Never has been. When you start with the needs of others, rather than your own, you can transform your ability lead, market and drive change.
A true leader shows up, stands up, steps up, speaks up and shakes up. Leadership isn’t a noun (i.e. title), it’s a verb — an action verb. And servant leaders are, first and foremost, servants and stewards.
Instead of selling more stuff, to more people, more often for more money, what if businesses stood for a purpose that people valued?
Making money is important, but the true purpose of business is serving others. Let’s do well (i.e. succeed) so we can do good (i.e. impact lives). And let’s support businesses that go beyond profit.
Who I Write For…
Leaders, marketers, fundraisers, recruiters, sales people, artisans, artists — anyone working to make change in the world.
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