Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Measuring what makes life worthwhile

TED speaker: Chip Conley. Idea Matters Contest. DCG.
by

DCG Inc.

on 5 November 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Measuring what makes life worthwhile

SELF-ACTUALIZATION
PHYSIOLOGICAL & SAFETY
SOCIAL/BELONGING & ESTEEM
Certainly Robert Kennedy
Having what you want
The momentum is shifting.
GDP
GNH
GDP Counts
Air pollution
Cigarette advertising
Ambulances to clear highways of carnage
Locks for our doors
Jails for the people who break them
Destruction of the redwoods
Loss of natural wonder in chaotic sprawl
Napalm
Nuclear warheads
Armored police cars to fight riots
Guns and knives
TV programs which glorify violence
The health of our children
Quality of their education
Joy of their play
Beauty of our poetry
Strength of our marriages
Intelligence of our public debate
Integrity of our public officials
Our wit
Our courage
Our wisdom
Our learning
Our compassion
Our devotion to our country
GDP
doesn't
count
GDP 'measures everything in short,
except that which makes life worthwhile.'
(Joy of Life)
What
Let's go back to
How to count
actually
Van Quach
to become the
world's
greatest

toilet scrubber
.
Joie de Vivre
What
As I spent time with Vivian, I saw that she had sort of
One particular day... Feeling little depressed
Self
-Actualization
Physiological
Safety
Social/Belonging
Esteem
Maslow's "Hierarchy of Needs"
I recognized something that is
We are all human !
I ended up in the bookstore.
the
INTANGIBLE
"Not everything that can be counted counts,
& not everything that counts can be counted."
if that which is most valuable in our life and our business
actually can't be counted or valued, aren't we going to spend
our lives just mired in measuring the mundane?
Albert Einstein
Do you understand the mission of our company?
Do you feel like you believe in the mission of our company, can actually influence it?
Do you feel that their work actually has an impact on it?
Do you feel an emotional connection with us?
Survey
to employees
to customers
Vivian
maid at inner-city motel
Emotional Equation.
Happiness
King Jigme Singye Wangchuck
(BHUTAN 1972)
As I spent my week up in the Himalayas,
I started to imagine what I call an
Wanting what you have
=
GDP is
World leaders should
stop myopically focusing
on GDP and consider
A New Index
.
a misplaced
metric.
happiness
Over dinner, I asked the prime minister a question.
this king was suggesting that intangible of happiness is something that we should measure, and it's something we should actually value as government officials.
"Why are we so obsessed and
focused with Gross Domestic Product?
Why don't we care more about
Gross National Happiness
?"
Having what you want
What we
Emotional
She created with her fellow employees and guests.
revenue drop
Economic downturn
Boycotting anything
about French
SELF-
ACTUALIZATION
PHYSIOLOGICAL
SAFETY
SOCIAL/BELONGING
ESTEEM
SELF-
ACTUALIZATION
PHYSIOLOGICAL
SAFETY
SOCIAL/BELONGING
ESTEEM
SELF-
ACTUALIZATION
PHYSIOLOGICAL
SAFETY
SOCIAL/BELONGING
ESTEEM
Each of us has some hierarchy of needs.
Intangible
but
potentially the next prime minister of the UK
David Cameron
If the only tool you have is a
Maslow
We've been fooled by our tool!!
What the world needs now is
leaders who know what to count.
Nicolas Sarkozy
Success
Tra
nsforma
tion
Survival
Hierarchy for the individual and collective, to
we need to actually look at..
SCHOOL.
What matters most is not
hammer,
everything starts to look like a
nail.
What we
count
COUNTS.
truly
HOW
she did her work.
How
can we get
?
leaders to start valuing
joie de vivre
in
a
NOT
Her goal was
counts for Vivian was..
Connection
?
How can you
create
and
measure
True of Most Leaders.
organizations
and specifically to
Business.
"
Bhutan's goal is
NOT
to create
Emotional Connection?
happiness.
Metric
to evaluate employees'
"
Sense of Meaning
& customers'
Tangible
&
for happiness to occur
.
We create the
CONDITION
Shangri-La
That led me to fly off to the
Himalayan peaks,
New tool to count Intangible Value!!
What the world needs now is
can you start
What
counting today?
leaders
who know WHAT to COUNT.
Full transcript