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?
Let’s Serve a Greater Story
Make a difference. Love what you do.
Even those – especially those – trying to make a dent in the universe, get discouraged. They market, sell, fundraise, recruit, lead and create, as they tirelessly serve others through their company, cause or craft.
I work and write to renew and encourage these changemakers.
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.
Instead of selling more stuff, to more people, more often for more money, what if businesses put others first and improved things for people and the planet?
Making money is means. The true purpose of business is serving others. Let’s run businesses that go beyond profit.
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It was 1969. As the war in Vietnam peaked, President Nixon sought to cut $20 million in funding to public broadcasting. The Senate Subcommittee on Communications held a hearing to assess the impact of this cut. Senator John Pastore, who had a reputation as a tough, impatient man, chaired the hearing. Two days into the […]
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