2640 Lyndale Ave S.Minneapolis Minnesota 55408Learning to flowColours of WaterMarch 22, 2013
Lao TzuImage via: Tom@HK at http://flickr.com/photos/62424894@N00/2175595214The highest form of goodness islike water.Water knows how to benefit allthings without striving withthem.
Life depends upon business.But does business support life?
New science of waterScience that serves peopleConnected to our everyday experienceHolisticInterwoven into life
New science of water New models in businessScience that serves peopleConnected to our everyday experienceHolisticInterwoven into lifeBusinesses built around peopleWork connected to meaningNetworkedA living construct
The actions of business are shaped by thetools we use. The tools are shaped by thephilosophies we hold.
Brand PyramidDesigned to enable companiesto be consistent and say thesame thing everywhere.
Brand MoleculeDeveloped by John Grant 2006Designed to enable companiesto do a variety of coherentthings
Business performance directly tied to job satisfactionOver the past five years the average annual return on the Workplace Fund was 10.81%. The S&P Index for the same period was just 3.97%100 Best Companies to work forParnassus Workplace Fund
Jobsatisfaction nottied to income.Daniel Kahneman and AngusDeaton of Princeton studiedeffect of increasing incomeupon well being.
Performanceinverselycorrelated withbonusesIn 2008 Dan Ariely at DukeUniversity showed high bonusesuniversally led to worseperformance on knowledgework.
Job satisfaction most directly tied to work withmeaning. Work with a purpose & autonomy.
Companies are increasingly defining why they are in business.And being held to that description by people inside the company and outside.Image via: www.techautos.com