About Highest Good Consulting.
Highest Good Consulting creates win/win solutions for you, your employees, and your clients. We focus on creating respectful environments, eliminating frustrations and waste, facilitating communication, and enabling you to thrive in truly collaborative environments. In ways, our approach is absolutely revolutionary. It could also be described as simple.
The term "highest good," comes from Aristotle. In book one of Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle deduces that man's happiness is the Highest Good of them all. But what is true happiness? He points out that all actions have an aim, but ultimately the true aim is the feeling of the result. People pursue money because they think it provides happiness. They work in jobs they don't enjoy, and they struggle financially, never to attain that ultimate goal. But what if they weren't steering correctly? What if they weren't paying attention to their actual goal of happy?
What if enjoying your work, is actually the key to truly flourishing financially? What if contributing to your community not only benefits others, it expands your profit exponentially? What is happiness? Isn't it enjoying your day to day life experiences? Working to better your life, to better the lives of others, to learn more, to create more, to work for the Highest Good? The new economy rewards those with vision, those who know that their own success involves and includes the success of others. Abundance is happiness, and in very practical ways this firm works to achieve greater financial success for each of its clients, while contributing to the Highest Good.
How we work with you:
Starting With Your Dream
So much of business is about following our passion, and so much of the busyness of life seems to separate us from it. As you begin this journey, you want to keep your focus on the core of your dream. Don't get too focused on expensive touches that you forget to facilitate the actual delivery of your products to the table. Prioritize business flow and happiness in your restaurant above cramming in seats, or beautiful things that won't last. I've seen empty restaurants that were gorgeous. I've seen restaurants without ramekins because the expensive ones didn't survive the opening. I've worked in stunning (and incredibly frustrating) environments where it often took fifteen minutes to deliver a cocktail. Make everything in your restaurant about facilitating the ability to serve your guests well. (That also means that your staff must be treated well, in order for them to give their best to others.) Stay in touch with what you actually want to create. Why are you investing your time and energy in this dream? Stay nourished, invigorated, and let your passion guide everything, while collaborating with experts also living their passion.
READ MORE OUR RESTAURANT DESIGN IMPUT HERE.
Truly collaborative and inspired environments must begin with a foundation of dignity and safety. We'll start you out with our sexual harassment and diversity training. (Begin here.)
SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING
FACILITATING COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION
The old business model teaches that you create from the top down. Managers and owners decide upon policies and structures that their staff enacts. However if the structure isn't communicative and collaborative, we become out of touch with the actuality of our day to day business interactions. Often, we miss opportunities to solve needless frustrations and financial waste, because of the design of our business, and because we haven't implemented a communicative environment. Worse, we potentially create a stagnant and exasperating environment, where employees feel powerless to offer their best effort and contribute. Profit follows constant growth, communication, and progression, as does job satisfaction.
LET US HELP YOU COLLABORATE WITH YOUR STAFF. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR EFFICIENCY COACHING HERE.
CREATING FROM THE HIGHEST GOOD, THE GREATEST DREAM YOUR PASSION WANTS TO BUILD.
The Highest Vision
Who do we want to be? How do we want to impact our own livelihood, the lives of our employees, as well as our community? How good can it get? How much fun and abundance can we generate, while living our highest vision? Abundance is happiness. The new economy rewards those with vision, those who value that their own success involves the success of others. Greater profit is the inevitable result of our effort, but the true success of working for the highest good, is happiness.