Workshop 1 - The Business Seed
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Business Seed - Workshop #1
What is a Business Seed?
- the source of all that will be become "the business"
- is alive
- contains the idea
Why is it important?
- provides renewable energy source
- contains the business "photosynthesis"
- creates focus ... your North
- is generative ... how it grows
What are the components of a Business Seed?
- Person ... the steward
- Idea ... the DNA
- Core Relationship (photosynthesis)
- Deep root
Business Seeds grow in Ecosystems
- Living Organisms ... community, other businesses, government, universities, etc.
- Relationships ... energy flows
- Trends ... energy flows
Business Seeds create Triple Bottom Line Yields
- Economic Yield
- Community Yield
- Environmental Yield
... for all in the ecosystem.
Business Seeds developed To Date
- Seeds of Transition (Pill Pouch)
- Neighborhood Sustainable Animal Care (in process)
- Learning Process ...discovery
- Personal Outcomes ... reflects the person, idea, relationship...exactly
- Developed Naturally ... it takes exactly as long as it takes.
- Steward Commitment ... it takes a lot of energy
- Community Input creates the power
- It's the Beginning...not the end
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