Evolutionary Purpose – Beyond Maximization and Self-preservation, and Purpose as the Guiding Star
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By Frederic Laloux and originally published here and here at thejourney.reinventingorganizations.com
In my experience, this is the breakthrough that is the least well understood. It’s means much more than simply having a clear mission. And it’s a breakthrough many people struggle with: No targets? No budgets? No strategic plan?
Beyond Maximization and Self-preservation
What passes for “purpose” today in organizations is almost always a fig leaf.
The true purpose for almost every work place I know is maximization (of profits, market share, …) and self-preservation.
Listening to a deeper purpose is a radical departure from the world we know.