The first phase of the Green Faith in Action was a series of sessions bringing together top leaders from business, politics
The Fairphone could represent a paradigm shift around technology and our connection to it. If they continue to make an impact in the marketplace, then perhaps my love-hate smartphone relationship will turn into a love affair.
The people whose good names and reputations are being used as the public face of the RiseUp movie need to know about Marc Gafni and his actions behind the film.
Dancer Concrete Design has grown revenues by 70 percent a year for the last four years through an aggressive focus on positively touching the lives of everyone.
So there's a self-awareness gap that we really need to be genuine about when talking about performance, when talking about
GPS for the Soul
Shakti is power that comes from an infinite source within you that you can tap into at all times. This power is linked to everything, including money, which is what business has traditionally focused on.
The company model applies to everything including clothing, furniture, cosmetics and hardwares.
Businesses have used a range of strategies to hold down wage growth -- outsourcing, subcontracting, avoiding union organizing and more. What's more, an "easy hire, easy fire" policy has led to diminished worker productivity and innovation.
Capitalism did not need much marketing in earlier times when products were scarce and people waited in lines to buy something. Today products aren't scarce, they are superabundant. Today it is customers who are scarce. Customers either don't have enough income to buy things or they lack motivation to buy.
I hope from these stories you will look at your own situations, struggles and accomplishments through a different lens. At the very least you will be more equipped with real life tools to change your own paradigm
Raj Sisodia is a leading figure in the Conscious Capitalism movement - he is the FW Olin Distinguished Professor of Global Business and Whole Foods Market Research Scholar in Conscious Capitalism at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. He is also Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Conscious Capitalism Inc.
The Success 3.0 Summit took place in Fall of 2014, and the conversations that were born there are still continuing, boldly evolving the narrative of Success in the world, rooted in the entrepreneurial values of Wake Up, Grow Up, and Show Up and Outrageous Love.
With the fall of the Berlin Wall, one economic model emerged triumphant. Capitalism--spanning a spectrum from laissez faire to authoritarian--shapes the market economies of all the wealthiest and fastest-growing nations.
We are interconnected today more than ever. Businesses no longer only manage inputs and outputs. They are now part of an ecosystem of interdependent relationships
Culture & Arts
It was 2003 when I enrolled into the University of Arizona School of Music when I first began pursuing my career as a musician and artist. This also was a time in where the digital age was on the rise in it's earlier stages, which impacted the music industry at large on a catastrophic financial level.
In the next 10 minutes, over 1,000 people will die worldwide. Many will pass away never having made a truly powerful difference, moreover a global difference. We all have a calling and the ability to create positive change. This is core to who we are as human beings.
You're busy. Your phone's buzzing with notifications, your desk's a storm of Post-It notes, and your news feed says the world's got more than enough problems to solve (...Like this "sixth mass extinction" business? Your email inbox is already a black hole of doom!)
With the Millennial generation driving the values of a more conscious approach to business, we are entering an era in which the old approach to business and capitalism is dying. The demand for something new, and more aligned with the values of the current generation, is emerging.
These leaders are attuned to the suffering of the powerless, and seek to repair that damage by treating or attempting to cure diseases that plague the poor, enhancing the viability of local communities or fighting poverty. And the impacts of their work will matter far into the future.