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Give me a good product at a competitive price with good service, and you win my What’s Your Story? 45 business. Today there’s a whole new component in the customer’s decision-making process. Are you a good guy or a bad guy? With the combination of access to more information than ever before, along with a heightened social and political consciousness, today’s customer wants to have a sense of your cause before she buys your product. She wants to know, and does know, what political candidates your company supports, what social causes you are involved in, what contribution you make to the community, whether or not you are environmentally responsible, how you treat your employees, and if the people who run your company are honest.

As you might expect, the entire convention hall was silent at the conclusion of this video, with quiet crying the only sound. This video wasn’t meant to be a tearjerker for the sake of drumming up emotion. It got to the core of the LensCrafters cause—that we help the world see better. On my flight back home from the meeting I sat next to a LensCrafters store manager. In discussing his job and why he What’s Your Story? 39 loved it so much, he said something that struck me as particularly significant.

Also, we’re keeping it going. Little by little, we’re communicating our new vision, and our employees are embracing it as we go. ” Bobby Bradley adds, “You get buy-in by being genuine. So that people can trust you and believe in what you say. ” The Quiet Radical Sometimes a whisper is much more powerful than a shout. Sometimes taking the time to sit quietly, listen, think, and then discuss will result in much more powerful decisions than the same amount of time spent cheerleading. The quiet gathering is often where the most radical decision making takes place.

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