7 posts tagged needs

William Charlton: Innerpreneur Spotlight

WILLIAM CHARLTON Founder of Premier Crew I am: Concerned about the direction the world is going. We are relying on models of behaviour that are no longer fit for our actual situation. The paternalistic, top-down, command and control, growth centric, use and throw away, win or lose, ways of behaving are creating more problems that they are solving. Inequalities of all sorts are growing and big changes are needed or our future does not look pretty. My aim is to help organisations ...

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Getting What You Want Without Knowing What You Need

In our Modern culture, we are encouraged to be unbalanced in our doing, in our esteem. We're taught to believe we have the right, and the entitlement, to do and have whatever we want. Yet we lack the love to know what we truly need, and how to get it. And so we find ourselves exerting our power, our esteem towards our Self, onto others, in hopes that we will get what we want, without having to do the work to know what we need. When did our wants become so important? Perhaps it was when ...

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What Are You Asking For?

I'm so intrigued by what I'm witnessing. With time, I'm learning of more and more business experimenting with not setting prices. Their individual approaches to doing so are wholly unique, with nuances tailored to meet their specific business needs. What is shared by each however, is their need to identify and communicate what exactly they are asking for their customer to do, if their customer is not paying a set price. How exactly does the exchange work? What are my needs as the ...

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Who Defines My Needs?

I make a difference by being what I am. I add value to my world by being the light I am, and by holding onto this light no matter what externally arrives to me. To do this, I need to protect myself from the overwhelm of the external world. I need to protect who I truly am. I can not lose myself; and it's important I acknowledge the force by which others may seem to want me to. I need ways to deal with the tension between taking care of my inner business and taking care of external ...

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The Want of Others

The wants of others used to matter to me. I thought somehow they were mine to fulfill. At some point I decided that while my wants didn't matter too much, other people's were of paramount importance. I convinced myself I was being caring, or helpful, or altruistic, or some other adjective that bathed me in a golden light, in giving what they wanted. I allowed other people's wants, and the fulfillment of them, to become my concern. And while I pretended to be okay with it, and ...

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