If you aren't up to 4Q Smart yet in your businesses most likely in the next 5 - 10 years you will be out of business. Technology has catapulted us from the Age of Reason and Information into the Age of Soul and Wisdom. Harvey Hartman founder and CEO of the Hartman Group, a market research group out of Washington, says that making the shift "from the industrial era Age of Reason to the postmodern Age of Soul" increasingly important for business survival and growth. Mr. Hartman and his group do an excellent job at describing the very different visions and approaches to business and explaining why the businesses performing within the 20th century paradigms are much more likely to fail or at the least be facing very serious problems. Visit them and choose from a variety of articles and other products that illustrate this concept.
We here at 4Q Smart agree. We set out to infuse or integrate the best of the Age of Reason with the best of the Age of Wisdom (Soul). Making the shift into 21at century paradigms requires teaching and training as to what that paradigm looks like and means to that particular company. We use the integral model of analysis to ensure all stakeholders in the business are involved, and all aspects of the business from people to the systems supporting them are thoroughly examined and guided in light of their values, vision, and purpose.