Five Ways to Adopt a Stakeholder Orientation
Doing well and doing good aren’t mutually exclusive.
Colleen works with executives through large-scale transformations: reinventing businesses and unlocking new markets. Her experience has crossed a number of industries, including consumer electronics, digital entertainment, consumer packaged goods, and office environments. As a strategic planner, Colleen has helped Jump chart new territory in developing proprietary methods for Opportunity Mapping and Scenario Planning. Colleen has also served as an adjunct faculty member of Illinois Institute of Technology, where she taught students how to plan design research. Colleen holds a Master’s degree in Design Planning from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a B.F.A. in Graphic Design from the University of Illinois.
Many businesses resort to marketing firms to generate mission statements that quickly fall flat. These initiatives fail when businesses aren’t truly able to articulate their purpose—their reason for existing in the world beyond making money. Here’s how to uncover a purpose that is authentic and worth the investment.
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