July 11, 2018

Benefits of Working from Your Purpose

by Lorrie Lee in Brand in the Box

Doing business with a clear purpose makes everything work better and ultimately serves to make yours a better company. Your brand’s purpose should be implemented into your organization and explained to every member of your team. Living and working from your purpose daily can be transformative for your company.

“Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” – John F. Kennedy

 

Purpose adds significant value to whatever a company sells.

The value that a company creates should be measured not just in terms of short-term profits or paychecks but also in terms of how it sustains the conditions that allow it to flourish over time. Companies with purpose deliver more than just financial returns; they also build enduring institutions.

This social or institutional logic lies behind the practices of many widely admired, high-performing, and enduring companies. In those firms, society and people are not afterthoughts or inputs to be used and discarded but are core to the purpose of their business.

Here are a few reasons why you should :

Get noticed and remembered—People will notice your company and your products or services because you’re not just selling another commodity, you’re selling a product that will make a difference in the quality of your customers’ lives.

Connects you to others—Customers feel more connected to businesses that stand for something beyond a sale; people learn to trust a company that is interested in the quality of their lives and proves it through action.

Builds relationships—Knowing and sharing your purpose helps people relate to you emotionally. In any relationship, sharing who you are encourages understanding and compassion.

Makes lasting impressions—Sharing your purpose creates a rich ground for a relationship to take root, grow and flourish. Customers may forget a product and who sells it, but they don’t forget a relationship.

Provides focus—Knowing your organization’s purpose and implementing it throughout your business allows you and your team to focus on what really matters to grow the business.

Energizes your operations—Your goals and mission become clearer, engaging and energizing for your entire team when there’s an expressed purpose behind what they do. It supports better company morale and employee retention and it attracts the kind of customers who will share your product or service with others.

Fuels growth—Purpose empowers your business decisions, shapes marketing campaigns and supports clearer and meaningful communications. It guides you in hiring the right people that fit with your values and beliefs.

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