When we chose to implement a structure using a Triple Bottom Line accounting method, measuring success for People, Planet and Profit, it felt like the simplest, most obvious way to create an authentic work environment that enhanced the lives of our team and community. Based on stunned and confused looks on many of the faces, it has become clear that we are definitely charting new territory in our journey and we gratefully accept the challenge of drawing this new map!
It is time business changes and evolves in the way it relates to the individuals that they employ. Change can bring about great fear in a system, organization, community and individual. And these fears do not give us permission to not pursue new ways, different methods and experience an evolution of thinking. Here’s a quote from Brian P. Morgan who wrote The 12 Week Year: “Your vision should be big enough that it makes you feel at least a little bit uncomfortable”.
I say yes indeed to that! If you’re not stepping out of your box at least some of the time, how do you know what you’re capable of? Even more important, how do you grow? Are you sitting around doing the same thing day in and day out hoping for different or better results? It’s just common sense that if you’re not stretching your boundaries and your comfort zone, how do you KNOW what you can do? Have you reached your full potential?
People who want to stretch beyond their borders, learn new things, ACCOMPLISH more, need to come on over to the bright side. We love you guys! Show us what you’re capable of, that you want to learn, that you want to go beyond whatever goals you have set for yourself. What have you done? Or not done?
Here’s another quote from Brian…"It's not WHAT you know, it's not even WHO you know, It's what you IMPLEMENT that counts.” Here at Anvil Springs, we are taking on this new dynamic to show that earning profits year over year can happen while creating joy and growth in the lives of all those that work with and through us!
We’re constantly looking for people with unrealized or latent talent. So, what have you planned and implemented? Are you proud of it? Could it have been better? Do you want a do-over? Do you have new ideas that others say are not feasible? Did they tell you why or were they just putting you down to make themselves feel better because they didn’t think of it? Are you reinventing yourself?
We definitely know how you feel! We are underway in our efforts to innovate and evolve the engagement of relationships in business and can relate. People say it can't be done, there are many unrealized potentials and pitfalls, we are implementing a revolutionary model as a new business...the list could go on and on! It is all worth it to show the power of CAN, the greatness of imagination and the evoltion of finding the answer to WHAT IF?
So here, we are a judgement-free zone. If you have a cool idea, let’s hear it. If you have a dream of working in film and need some advice, ask! If we can, we’ll help you realize it…as long as it’s legal and planet friendly. So open your mind, let it flow. S-T-R-E-T-C-H yourself. Break out of those boundaries and set yourself free. Make yourself uncomfortable and live on the other side of the unknowns!
Managing Partner and CEO - Anvil Springs Entertainment
Kathleen has worked in the film and television industry for nearly two decades and holds a degree in film from one of the nation's’ top universities. Her long career in the industry has seen her working on a wide range of films with budgets both large and small, building a thorough understanding of all aspects of any film project. She has also worked alongside Oscar-winning producers, directors and actors.
See more of Kathleen's creative work in photography here.