When we create value for others, we’re making a life for ourselves through our business while making a living.
“From what we get in life, we make a living. From what we give, we make a life” – Arthur Ashe
Business success is when we receive value by providing value. When the only value is profit, we get a living but employees and customers are a means to an end.
When we create value for others, we’re making a life for ourselves through our business. We find meaning by creating livelihoods for our employees and solving our customers' problems.
The joy isn’t just in the outcome, but in the value creation process. Profit is an outcome, but not the sole goal. It’s truly a virtuous circle. Not only from a moral perspective but from the benefits we all create for each other.
I wish you profit and purpose. I wish you well.
- Rob Stephens
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