Northwest River Supplies (NRS) is the story of a remarkable entrepreneur who founded a remarkable business. So deeply integral to NRS was Bill Parks that when he died in March 2023, it felt like the end of an era - but for those who knew Bill or who use NRS products, his legacy still lies at the heart of the business.
Purposeful businesses make money from solving problems and never from creating them. They identify a challenge and focus their efforts on doing something to help customers overcome it. They work to minimise any negative impact those efforts may have on wider society and the planet.
A thought leader certainly needs to have wide experience of their subject matter, and they also need to think deeply about it. Through practice, research and discussion, they strive to acquire meaningful insight. The final piece in the jigsaw is the desire to share that insight with others.