Jun 19, 2018
Kevin sits down with Bruce Ballengee, founder and CEO of
Pariveda is a tech consulting company doing things differently. The
mission of Pariveda is helping people achieve their highest
potential – including both their clients and their employees. Bruce
discusses how focusing on purpose has translated into success for
- What happens when a new business claims, as its purpose,
lifting up lower- and middle-class people? Bruce shares his journey
in selling his previous company and conceiving of a new business to
serve a new purpose.
- Can a technology consulting firm become successful by
focusing, first and foremost, on growing the individual to their
greatest potential? Bruce says that Pariveda is not the exception,
but the rule. Changes in industry standards towards purpose-driven
business have a reason behind them – evidence says they work.
- Bruce treats business as an experiment – he started out in
business with a hypothesis. This is how people become pioneers in
their field – by trying something new.
- Bruce “evaluates” employees using something called the
expectations framework. The goal? Developing employees to the level
of an effective executive – people capable of generating
- What is the relationship between empathy, self-actualization,
belonging, and success in business? Bruce explains how these
elements all come together in servant leadership.
- If you or someone you know is interested in bringing the
benefits of positive social impact to your enterprise, let us know!
Email Kevin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
An Extraordinary Experiment
Thank-you for listening to this episode of the Higher Purpose
Podcast. Remember, if you ever think that your work could be less
ordinary, there’s not much between you and something extraordinary.
Just 13 weeks, and a bold experiment. Find out more about the
Extraordinary Experiment here!