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Conscious Culture Building in the Workplace

Today we are joined by Brandy Ferrer, President, and CEO, Pathfinder Strategies, a consulting company that helps clients create and sustain workplace cultures where people enjoy their work & perform at their best, and Chris Helin, Vice President Lovitt & Touche, who works with CEO’s CFO’s and Executive Human Resource Professionals to drive the development of long-term strategic direction for their Employee Benefit Plans.

On this episode, we will discuss with our guests how creating a workplace culture that emphasizes employee health, happiness, & productivity can help your business and your workers thrive now, and in the long-term.

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Expanding Your Eco-Consciousness

Today we are joined by Skya Nelson COO & Creative Director at Fed By Threads, who currently drives strategy and innovation for Fed By Threads, the leading Eco-Corporate Apparel company in the United States, and Dorie Morales Publisher & Editor Green Living Magazine a lifestyle publication about the eco-conscious lifestyle and sustainability. On this episode we will discuss with our guests how operating in a sustainable, eco-conscious framework can generate value in your business, the environment, and the wider community.

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Reinvesting in the Community to Create Greater Value

Today we are joined by Wendy Werden, Manager of Community Investment and Philanthropy TEP and an award-winning community engagement manager with more than 25 years of outreach, marketing, media, and strategic development experience. Also with us is Ciara Garcia, Chief Executive Officer Social Venture Partners Tucson a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting individuals and businesses with true community impact. On this episode, we discuss how reinvesting in your community can generate value for the larger community that goes far beyond dollars and cents.

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Peak Book Review

PEAK
How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow

By Chip Conley

(Revised and Updated) Copyright 2017
Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Hoboken, New Jersey

Review Written by Evelyn Neis

    Chip Conley advises organizations to review and consider changing their traditional management and business practices in order to remain relevant in the 21st century.

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Creating Community Resources Through Innovation

Today we are joined by Danny Knee, Executive Director of the Community Investment Corporation a non-profit, local, economic development organization, and alternative lender and Kevin Koch Co-Founder & Co-Owner of Technicians For Sustainability, a mission-driven company specializing in renewable energy and sustainable technologies for residential and commercial settings. On this episode, we discuss how innovative technologies and business models contribute to the conscious capitalism movement. 

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Encouraging Entrepreneurship Through Community Care

Today we are joined by Jeff Kiewel of Goodman Interior Structures, a Benefit Corporation that is focused on our community, environment, and employees as well as our shareholders, and Michele Wright, the founder of GoodTHREADS, Tucson’s only clothing bank for foster, adoptive and kinship families.

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Real Value Documentary Review

Real Value Documentary

Directed by: Jesse Borkowski

Nothing Underground, 2015, www.realvaluefilm.com

This film does a great job highlighting creative ways for organizations to build both sustainable profits and sustainable practices for society.

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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 conscious choice to go beyond a shareholder/profit only focus to one that includes appreciating the relationship of their business to all its stakeholders equally.

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