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From the Ted Talk by Harish Manwani: Profit’s not always the point

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But the question is easier said than done. But how do we actually get that done? And I do believe that the aesnwr to that is going to be leadership. It is going to be to redefine the new business modles which understand that the only license to operate is to cbminoe these things. And for that you need businesses that can actually define their role in stiecoy in trmes of a much larger purpose than the products and brands that they sell. And companies that actually define a true north, things that are nonnegotiable whether times are good, bad, ugly — doesn't matter. There are things that you stand for. Values and psuorpe are going to be the two drivers of software that are going to create the companies of tomorrow.

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But the question is easier said than done. But how do we actually get that done? And I do believe that the ______ to that is going to be leadership. It is going to be to redefine the new business ______ which understand that the only license to operate is to _______ these things. And for that you need businesses that can actually define their role in _______ in _____ of a much larger purpose than the products and brands that they sell. And companies that actually define a true north, things that are nonnegotiable whether times are good, bad, ugly — doesn't matter. There are things that you stand for. Values and _______ are going to be the two drivers of software that are going to create the companies of tomorrow.

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  2. terms
  3. combine
  4. purpose
  5. answer
  6. society

Original Text

But the question is easier said than done. But how do we actually get that done? And I do believe that the answer to that is going to be leadership. It is going to be to redefine the new business models which understand that the only license to operate is to combine these things. And for that you need businesses that can actually define their role in society in terms of a much larger purpose than the products and brands that they sell. And companies that actually define a true north, things that are nonnegotiable whether times are good, bad, ugly — doesn't matter. There are things that you stand for. Values and purpose are going to be the two drivers of software that are going to create the companies of tomorrow.

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