According to today’s guest, it doesn’t matter how
much we do if what we do doesn’t really matter. If you want to have
more influence in the world, more sustainable business success, and
greater fulfillment in the journey, then tune in for Dr. Norton’s
inspiring conversation with Organizational Development and Start
with Why Purpose Expert, David Mead. David is of the opinion that
your Why comes from your past; it is who you already are at your
best so you’re simply uncovering who that person is. Make sure to
also catch the Mindfluence Challenge of the week to help you take
more purpose filled action and create more significant
[1:22] Financial results don’t define us. What
defines us is the impact we have on the lives of others.
[1:38] Who is David Mead?
[2:48] David shares the story behind becoming the
Chief of What’s Next at Start with Why.
[4:15] As adults why do we need to start with
[7:20] The Why is intangible - The Why is a feeling,
it’s a belief, it’s a worldview that we have.
[9:18] What are some of the benefits of focusing on
[10:39] What’s a ‘Why Statement’? David also shares
the Why behind what drives him to make a positive change.
[13:59] The concept of nested Whys as it relates to
an organization’s Why in relation to the individuals’ Whys.
[17:52] What can happen in a business if the top
leadership in the organization doesn’t clarify a foundational
[19:30] How are we biologically wired/driven to
engage at this level? David explains using Simon’s Golden Circle
[23:00] Integration of the What, How, and Why and
having balance between the 3.
[24:07] Why does success become one of our biggest
challenges? What’s the Split as conceptualized by Simon Sinek?
[28:07] What happens to an organization that loses
their Why? They stay in business, but they’re surviving not
[29:14] David articulates on the Why discovery
process. Listen in here if you have not yet discovered your
[33:10] What to do next after discovering your
[36:28] Contact information for David and his
organization. Also, Google “Start with Why” or “Simon Sinek” for
more information and resources.
[37:49] Mindfluence success challenge: Begin the
discovery process for revealing your Why and then create a draft
[39:08] The New Mindfluence Revolution training
program, From Passionate Purpose to Sustainable Success, is now
accessible by emailing email@example.com.
[39:47] “Finding something that inspires us is good.
Doing something with what inspires us is better.” - David Mead
Mentioned in This Episode:
Mindfluence Revolution training program: From
Passionate Purpose to Sustainable Success
David Mead - Chief of
Start With Why podcast
The Golden Circle by Simon