"Repurposing leaders and corporations to discover and implement personal and corporate callings, thereby transforming communities and nations."
The I4 Methodology ®
Every corporation exists to have an Impact. We strive to help leaders and corporations envision a legacy-leaving Impact.
Innovation is the creative bridge that stretches across all facets of the Operating Model to reach a better tomorrow.
We innovate on Purpose, the primary driver of Innovation.
Investments are partly financial: human capital, organizational capital, spiritual capital and leadership capital must be aligned to achieve Impact.
"A state of collaboration between and alignment among all aspects of the Operating Model, toward the end of producing maximized Impact."
The Leader’s Bicycle
We are schooled in Competence, trained to answer "Yes" to the question, "Can s/he do the job?"
How do we take our competencies and make them work to create Impact? Competence
"Hire for character, train for skills." We have heard the axiom, but how do we build character?
And how does character come into play in the workplace? Character
"I must go now, for there go my people, and I am their leader." Ghandi
Where are we going? How do we define success? Is it big enough to warrant our lives? Impact
Can we hold it all together?
How do Character and Competence unite to help us do life?
What’s the framework for life? Integration
We pour so much of ourselves into our careers knowing that it should not be the sole definer of who we are.
How do we integrate Career with the other important facets of our persona? Convergence.
We were made for community, but the pressures of life, technology magnets and Career demands drain the life out of Community
What’s the answer to building margin so that we can experience Community? Convergence
Created to create—it is in our DNA, and we long to make this truth real.
How do we give ourselves to space to build today the things that count for eternity? Convergence
By the time we have attended to Career and Community the whispers of Calling can grow faint.
How do we recover the sense of what we are here to do in life? Convergence
What We See
Remembering the past is critical if we are to glean its good and avoid its bad.
We research the ancient paths and pull forward the threads essential to a good future.
"The first job of a leader is to define reality" — Max du Pree
What quicker way to untangle perceptions and turn them into data than Assessments from The Institute?
Thinking is good, intuiting goes beyond mere thinking.
Our "Inspired Innovation Playbook" takes the routine and upgrades it to the revolutionary.
We design a better today when we live in the light of tomorrow.
We see things as they will be in the future, and we see what the future could be if corporations and leaders lived for a brighter purpose.