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The Innerpreneur


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Tara Joyce presents The Innerpreneur, the idealistic new breed of entrepreneur.

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The Innerpreneur

  1. 1. The Innerpreneur <ul><li>the idealistic new breed of entrepreneur </li></ul>
  2. 2. What are they? <ul><li>Entrepreneurs seeking to improve them Self, and the world. </li></ul>
  3. 3. “Criticize by creating.” - Michelangelo <ul><li>Focus on doing good and a commitment to personal excellence. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Unique characteristics <ul><li>Strategic, creative, holistic, empathetic. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why should you care? <ul><li>Traditional business ideas are outdated. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Automation <ul><li>Humans need not apply. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Asia <ul><li>“Anything you can do, we can do cheaper.” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Abundance <ul><li>Too much of everything. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Welcome to the Conceptual Economy <ul><li>Creativity, Innovation + Design skills = global economic competitiveness </li></ul>
  10. 10. Yikes. How to compete? <ul><li>Stand out. Challenge the accepted way of doing things. The world’s different now. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Right Brain? <ul><li>Holistic, intuitive and creative. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Back to Innerpreneurs <ul><li>They’ve got the mind. And they are not that rare. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank the hippies <ul><li>The cultural movement never died, only quieted down and grew. </li></ul>Modern, “ Mainstream” Path - accepting the system - doing the best they can with the Modern world view Est. 1500’s Values money, success, choice, consumption Traditional, “ Cultural Conservative” Path - rejecting the system - reacting against modern, secular views Est. 1870 Values religious conservatism, shared values, familiar customs Cultural Creative Path - going beyond the system - inwardly departing from the Modern materialist worldview Est. 1970 Values authenticity, social and environmental awareness, relationships, personal growth
  14. 14. Meaningful Capitalism <ul><li>They’re doing good and making money too. </li></ul>
  15. 15. It’s not hippie crap... <ul><li>...if you’re making money. It’s just better business. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Remove the Either/Or <ul><li>you can be a good business man and a creative man </li></ul><ul><li>you can use your left brain and your right </li></ul><ul><li>you can make a difference and make a profit </li></ul><ul><li>you can grow your Self and a business </li></ul>
  17. 17. Be an optimistic creator <ul><li>“Whether you think you can, or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.” - Henry Ford </li></ul>