Leading Change with Purpose-Driven Marketing: Business as a Movement

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Author —Auteur — Peter Georgariou

Business is dramatically shifting, and it’s about time. Thankfully, we’re far from the only business that realizes the foundational changes needed within capitalism. As we usher in this new age, there’s every reason for optimism. Let’s us tell you why! 😄

Dare to Stand Out

Traditional business norms advised playing it safe when it comes to anything remotely political or potentially divisive. But today, the landscape has evolved. Brands are now encouraged to take stands on pertinent issues. Whether it’s championing a fair living wage, advocating for diversity, equity, and inclusion, or pushing the envelope on sustainability – businesses are being held accountable.

Stay Authentic to Your Brand

It’s essential to ensure a logical connection between your commitments and your brand identity. Stand up, speak up, and show up on issues that resonate authentically with your brand’s ethos.

Movement Making

Consumers don’t want brands that are self-focused. They want to know they are focused on all their stakeholders including the planet. Viewing customers as partners is vital, and this approach fundamentally changes your brand’s culture. When employees realize they’re part of something bigger, they are more engaged, and they show up differently. 

Acknowledging Mistakes and Paving the Way Forward

There’s no denying that many businesses, whether they knew it or not, have contributed to our global challenges. The difference now is our collective awareness and the urge to rectify these mistakes. Climate change, for instance, is a collective problem that calls for collective solutions.

Cause for Optimism

In the face of challenges, optimism is a necessity. Every small initiative, every step taken in the right direction, creates ripples of positive change. The future beckons, and we all need to show up. The concept of karmadharma – aligning one’s actions (karma) with universal truth and justice (dharma) – is striving to be a beacon of hope in these times. By choosing optimism, we set the stage for countless little wins that culminate in meaningful change.

The future of business shines bright. It’s not just about transactions anymore; it’s about transformation. As businesses evolve from mere marketing ventures to movement makers, there’s every reason to believe that our best days lie ahead.

 

 

 

 

Peter Georgariou

CEO & Founder

With over 18 years of experience in sales, marketing and operations, Peter enjoys helping businesses establish the proper structures, strategies and marketing plans to help them achieve their goals and dreams. He is helping them make the most of their potential and ability to impact the communities in which they live.

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