We changed our company purpose at our partner meeting in Utrecht on January 13th: “People thriving in collaboration” became “Purposeful Organisations in which people love to work.”
We emphasize “organisations” now. This comes from a better understanding of what our work of the last months has been about: we are interested in _organisations_: structures that are transpersonal, sustainable over a long time, in changing circumstances.
Organisations amplify the powers of the individual and provide an interface for the outside world. They are hubs – points of connection – and fields – spaces from which new directions can emerge.
_People_ are key to this: they make the effort that is necessary to sustain organisations.
Why do we, humans, care about organisations? Why make the effort to build, or work in them?
- Because work can be meaningful. (Purpose, Meaning.)
- Because work can be satisfying. (Effectiveness. Efficiency. Input-Output. Results.)
- Because work can be joyful. (Enjoyment. Process.)
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