The Philosophy of Conscious Business
The Power of Passion in Business

The Philosophy of Conscious Business, Part II

IStock_000004778955XSmall Last week, as we discussed in Part I of this two part series, there are 5-simple principles that conscious businesses operate under. They are:

1. The purpose of life is to be happy. The way adults gain happiness is to create value in the lives of other people using their talents, knowledge and passion.

2. Use your talents, knowledge and passion to create a business value that people are willing and eager to pay for.

3. Because of your passion, you sell this value with a strong sense of purpose. You are eager to tell the world about the value you have created.

4. Once you have a client, you continue to add value to their life consistently. You never allow them to underachieve because you did not offer them more of your talent and expertise.

5. You never, ever wait for clients to ask for your help; because you know they won’t. You serve their best interests, stay focused and in-touch and remain ready to offer them more of your service as they need it, because you truly care.

Being able to enjoy the great feeling a conscious business creates all comes down to one simple thing; passion for what you’re doing and love for the people you are doing it for.

Conscious business combines

    * Talent
    * Passion
    * Caring

In a way that supports the efforts and goals of others.

The purpose of business is to make money, without a doubt, but oddly enough we make the most money when we help someone else achieve what they want.

Let's discover the "heart" of your business by creating a Conscious Business Planning Document.

Simply answer these questions truthfully, from your heart and then live the conclusions that you draw from them every day.

1. I am most happy in business when ___________?

2. The value I add to the lives of other people is ___________?

3. People are willing to pay me ________ for the value I provide because they receive ___________ times more use value in return.

AAHH, # 3 tripped you up I’m guessing. The reason is you never look at the value you provide in a tangible way.

When people pay cash for your product or services and receive 10 times more use value back, you’ll be so busy you can’t even imagine it.

It’s the give me a quarter and I’ll give you a dollar in return principle in action.

There is some bad news to being a successful, conscious business person.

You have to let go of the things that don’t serve you any more and replace them with activities that foster and expand your new found success.

Believe me, old habits die hard. But it’s manageable to deal with. Like the layers of an onion, peel them back and toss them aside as you expose the new layers below.

As you expand and grow, one-by-one, old habits fall away to make way for a bright, expansive and VERY profitable future.