Tag: Relationships

The Sure–fire Purpose Approach to Business

The following is a chapter in our book Do or Die. The book is no longer available but I hope you enjoy the sure-fire business approach The answer to the question “Why are you in business?” is not “to make a profit”. The right answer is “to meet my (business) needs by meeting others needs […]

Reaping the Whirlwind: Part 1 Purposeful Living Paradigm

If you are in business, wanting to be in business and want more certainty, connection and predictability then working and living on purpose is step 1. The Purposeful Living Paradigm is a concept that we have lived and worked with for over 30 years but now we want to share the concept and help others […]

The Laws of Purpose

Law #1: Everyone and everything has a Purpose, Law #2: The Universe supports your Purpose, even if you don’t Law #3: Power comes from holding onto your Purpose at all times Law #4: Survival lies in having an accurate description of how your purpose relates to reality Law #5: What you think and believe in […]

Focus, Hope and Action

That which you focus on with hope in your heart and a willingness to take action on, happens.  Have you noticed that the greatest challenge for many people is a sense of overwhelm? A feeling that life is just way too hard and that why should they bother to try since for many nothing works […]

Diversity, Disruption, Desire

Business’ future proofing D’s: Diversity, Disruption and Desire. At the Institute of Directors speakers have recently been talking about both Diversity and Disruption but no one is talking about Desire. Why Include Desire? Desire comes from PURPOSE or Purpose comes from DESIRE. Purpose means you find the BEST person, method, system, and outcomes to assure the […]

Purpose aids Planning

At a networking meeting the other day, the group was discussing the three parts of purpose and how knowing the three levels can change the entire way you plan for the future. REMEMBER: Purpose helps you to focus. Purpose gives you a reason why. Your reason to keep going. That means you have a direction to […]

Values, Ethics, Codes and the Platinum Rule

Codes of practice, ethics, values, manifestos are all tools to help you build a culture and support your clients. They work  but in the end, you need to practice the Platinum Rule of Life to really achieve a great culture.. But…how do you create a culture that practices the Platinum Rule? What is the Platinum […]

Predictability and Certainty for Business

At a recent Chamber of Commerce meeting, a business owner asked how do you know a good business from a bad business? I answered that “the good businesses (including government departments and non-profits) had predictable outcomes for staff and clients as well as the community and there was certainty for clients dealing with the entity”. […]

Why LEGO Serious Play Helps Relationships

Do you remember playing with Lego? Do you play with Lego with your children or grandchildren? Think about your creativity when you played with Lego. Did you build cities, depots or space ships? But why as adults in organisations has Lego Serious Play become a valuable tool for improving relationships, solving complex problems or building better […]

Buying or Selling A Business?

One of the consequences of buying a job by buying a business is that when it is time to sell, there may be nothing viable to sell. Why? Because you forgot to BUILD a business by putting in SYSTEMS, Relationships and Stewardship. In Buying a Business, 10 Critical Factors Your Lawyer and Accountant Don’t Know there are several […]