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Firms of Endearment Book Review

Firms of Endearment: How World-Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose By: Rajendra S. Sisodia, Jagdish N. Sheth, and the Estate of David Wolfe Pearson Education, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey – Copyright 2014 Review Written by Evelyn Neis This book shares the business practices of 28 companies (public and private) that have made a...

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Doughnut Economics Book Review

7 Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist By: Kate Raworth Chelsea Green Publishing White River Junction, Vermont – Copyright 2017 Review Written by Evelyn Neis Kate Raworth is an English Economist and has been on the advisory boards of many institutions throughout the world.  She has BA’s in politics, philosophy and economics, and...

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What are you Measuring?

In March of 1968, Robert Kennedy gave a speech at the University of Kansas in which he included a powerful illumination regarding GNP that succinctly advances a line of thinking that we all should still be considering 50 years later. Links to: Full speech transcript, Excerpt in Audio Form “….Too much and for too long,...

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Everybody Matters (The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family)

By: Bob Chapman, CEO of Barry-Wehmiller and Raj Sisodia, coauthor of Conscious Capitalism Published by Portfolio/Penguin, New York, New York | Copyright 2015 Review Author: Evelyn Neis If you are getting ready to become an entrepreneur, have recently started a business, represent leadership in an existing business- large or small, this book is full of practical...

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Banking on Intelligence

There is no shortage of content on the web espousing predictions about how Artificial Intelligence will re-shape the workplace and our societies as a whole in the coming years. You would be hard pressed to find many businesses that didn’t adopt their operating practices with the emergence of desktop computing, the Internet or mobile services.

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Book Review: The Purpose Project (a handbook for bringing meaning to life at work) by Carolyn Tate

Conscious Capitalism is a philosophy about capitalism that reflects the potential of businesses to make a positive impact on the world. They do this through cultivating four tenets within their businesses: Higher Purpose, Stakeholder Orientation, Conscious Leadership, and Conscious Culture. Carolyn Tate is a founding member of Conscious Capitalism Australia.

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Adapt or Fall Behind

A few years ago my family had to say farewell to a pediatric practice that was the only one my children had known since birth.  The wife ran the business side of the practice and the husband was the M.D.  He was one of those rare people who found the perfect vocation to match natural...

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Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach by R. Edward Freeman

Conscious Capitalism, Inc. became a formal organization in 2010.  A chronological history of the movement begins with a reference to the 1984 publishing of Freeman’s book, Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach.  Stakeholder Orientation is one of the four tenets of Conscious Capitalism.  Per the Conscious Capitalism website, conscious businesses focus on their whole business ecosystem...

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Tune Out the Noise: Use These 6 HR Key Performance Indicators

In today’s fast-moving, technological world, the types and amount of data hovering around is almost mind-numbing. Business leaders know that there can be great benefit when the right data can be tapped and cultivated in support of the organizational purpose. That is simple in concept, but a bit more challenging in practice. What is “the...

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