You want more money, but you want the way you earn it to have meaning and purpose. You want to make a difference. You want to believe that you – little old you, with all your fears and insecurities – can help to change the world.
But when you look at the Great Big Problems around you it’s hard to believe it’s possible to stop the momentum of something so huge. You imagine trying to coordinate hundreds of thousands – millions – of people, get an agreed consensus on what must be done. You think you couldn’t possibly get heard.
In the face of the big picture, you feel very, very small.
We are facing an Economic Revolution.
Disillusionment with traditional leadership is leading to small-scale revolutions that tackle global problems on a local scale. Micro-solutions are emerging, driven by a greater vision of profit, success and fairness for all.
Businesses serve people. People do not serve businesses. ~ Tara Gentile
A pay cheque no longer wields the power it once did. People are willing to walk away in favour of freedom of expression, deeper meaning and purpose. Over-regulated, fear-driven environments that squeeze creativity and innovation to within an inch of their lives become obvious through the lack of care and commitment from the workers that remain. Customers turn away, seeking better value.
The You Economy demands new ways of working and a new breed of leaders.