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LionHeart works with organizational leaders committed to making the world a better place. Their definition of success begins with an inspired mission and strong service ethic – and ends with the financial viability necessary to fulfill their passionate purpose. Our clients are leaders in businesses and non-profit organizations that contribute to a healthy society.

Whether start up leaders, new executives who’ve inherited toxic cultures, or industry game changers in a cause that matters to them, our clients share one common theme: an unwavering commitment to excellence.

Since 1983, we’ve helped thousands of leaders bring the best out of themselves and others. Our passionate commitment is to work with you to create a trusting, collaborative culture through open, honest, respectful communication. We facilitate the real conversations necessary to ensure you have strong values alignment and a high performing culture.  This allows you to achieve operational excellence, strategic alignment, and breakthrough results.

Breathing New Life into Business

Paul Werder (blog image)The sustainability movement has been a refreshing addition to the business conversation over the past 2 decades. It has led to amazing innovations, new green industries, and competitive advantage for businesses that truly shift their strategies, as opposed to engage in greening their public relations efforts.

Unfortunately, the depth of our societal investment in sustainability is falling far short of what’s really needed. Enlightened business leaders need a more compelling vision and stronger motivation than the “defensive mindset” that seeks to do less harm.

Flourishing, defined as thriving, being in a vigorous state, and prospering, potentially offers a more attractive pull towards feeling fully alive. Flourishing involves being awake to our own life’s purpose, and experiencing connection with others and nature in a way that evokes feelings of love, serenity, and inspiration. It is a way of being that we have joyfully tasted, written poetry about, aspire to, but easily forget while carrying out our day to day responsibilities in our “business as usual” world of work.

Our Fellows team inquiry led us to conclude that for the planet to flourish, we must have business flourish, and for business to flourish we must have individuals flourish. For this to occur, we need business leaders who care about the whole human being, not just the economic human being. Can you imagine if your CEO insisted that every weekly meeting began with an authentic check in on the team’s individual well-being and vitality? What if your company values were deeply embraced as the foundation of your financial performance? What if every business mission was directed at flourishing as an agent of world benefit?

These ideas, from small to gigantic, are within the grasp of the human being who declares these changes are not merely possible, but non-negotiable. And, it will take a different kind of work to flourish in this way. …continue reading “Breathing New Life into Business”