John is courageous in many respects. To challenge a system from within. Not expected on Wall Street. Not acceptable. To expose oneself to uncertainty and exclusion from one’s peers with all that might bring is often too great a barrier to act. But if not you, then who?
A fixation on unexamined business goals or targets can lead to personal destruction, the destruction of colleagues and organizations, and even the destruction of nature. This examines the possibility of pausing, questioning and tapping an inner wisdom before deciding on goals.
Do those that surround us trust us? Do we trust those that surround us? Organizations can get in the way of their people. Trust, or mistrust can shape an entire culture and in doing so can define the very experience of being there.
This is a film, about the observations and original experience that led to founding of Entrepreneurs’ Organization. It leaves the viewer with an important question “How might you help those around you feel like they are not alone?”
‘… if you’re not at peace with who you are, then how you lead is going to show that.’ Indeed might the entire world be reflective of your own inner condition. And if so, what then?
There is a palpable undercurrent in these unusual times. A sea change in consciousness. And as we’ve become more aware, movements have formed in an attempt to change this world for the good. Know this, “… if there’s truth at the heart of a movement you would do best to realize that and represent it as honestly and truthfully as you can.”
I’ve often wondered how many leaders have faced themselves with the question ‘would I follow myself?‘ And, how many are courageous enough to follow the seemingly untrodden path of knowing themselves.
Might an entrepreneur simply be defined as someone who takes responsibility for outcomes? This is a film about the possibility for all of us in taking responsibility for the outcomes of our own lives.
‘… when you love life, when you love your customers, when you love your business you bring a different self to it, and effective leaders have the courage to fall in love …’ A film on free spiritedness and love in business.
Many in positions of leadership dare not take a new more conscious view of the world fully into the work place, for fear that the structure on which our organizations are built will fall. This is evidence by which you might gather the courage to do so. So regard this as a clarion call.