Written by David Erasmus.
Branson posted yesterday about his intentions for his B Team, a high velocity group of people including Arianna who have a real shot at helping us reshape our expectations of business in society. Branson writes….
“We will address three initial Challenges: “The Future of Leadership,” “The Future Bottom Line” and “The Future of Incentives.” The aim of these Challenges is to help focus business away from short-term gain and to balance the long-term benefits for people and planet.”
When I read this it struck a chord with me as over the last few weeks I have had the privilege of bouncing ideas off James Doty, the chairman of the Dalai Lama Foundation and the Founder of The Center for Compassion at Stanford. James has spent his working life as a neurosurgeon creating a torrent of scientific evidence showing the incredible power of compassion to transform our businesses, schools and governments if only it is given the central role in our lives that it deserves.
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