Entrepreneurship Is a Feat of Hospitality–Not Heroism

As entrepreneurs, we’re not isolated superstars, creating something out of nothing. We’re always working with material we’ve been given. Recognizing that keeps us in touch with ourselves and with the people around us. It also allows us to work alone without suffering from self-imposed loneliness.

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Is Business Really About Collaboration or Competition?

The answer is: both. Seen from the global level of organizational complexity, business is all about working together for our common good. And that happens through competition, not in spite of it. The key is learning how to compete with one another on lower levels while never losing sight of our shared purposes on higher ones.

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Values Are Contagious

Values are essential to business. However, when we assume that they're private, our values can leave us feeling isolated and lonely. But values aren't really private. They're shared. So leaders should be in the business of offering values--not just adding value.

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What Smart Money Does

What would happen if we stopped imagining that money exists primarily to make our private lives as comfortable as possible? What would change if we started seeing money as an opportunity for solidarity and recognition?

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The Goal of Business Isn’t Making Money

Thinking of profit alone as the primary objective of business is a feature of the flawed way in which we think about value. Corporations don't exist to generate private value. They exist to point us to the common good of peace. That's a center that organizes us around truly corporate purpose.

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What the Ancients Knew (and We Don’t) about Economy

Treating customers and business partners as family is one of the biggest opportunities for making work more meaningful in our global economy.

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