Elevating humanity through business

Five Common Critiques of Holacracy®

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Many people believe that without a hierarchical company structure, there is no structure at all. Check out this article for some rebuttals to the most common critiques of Holacracy and other self-operating organizational models. Since its founding in 1970, Sun Hydraulics, a 900-person Florida-based global producer of hydraulic cartridge valves and manifolds, has been a radically […]

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Postponed: Florida Benefit Corporation Educational Workshop

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This event has been postponed. Check back for updated information. Is the New Benefit Corporation Structure Right for You? Florida recently passed legislation authorizing benefit corporations, a new legal form designed for businesses that seek a positive impact on society and the environment, as well as a positive return to investors. The legislation goes into […]

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Fathom Joins Conscious Capitalism, Elevates Purpose

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CLEVELAND, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — With the current explosion in popularity of Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century, groups like Conscious Capitalism stand to gain more attention from people who share the vision of Fathom CEO Scot Lowry. Ever eager to infuse his work and the company he leads with purpose, Lowry is excited and proud to announce […]

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Raj Sisodia on “Building Fully Human Organizations.”

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The following talk was given by Raj Sisodia at the Conscious Capitalism 2014 event in San Diego California. “Leaders are stewards of the lives that are entrusted to them. There is… a sacred obligation there.” Raj Sisodia

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YouTube Discussion on Benefit Corporations and Chapter Activities

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Last Wednesday 4/23 Vinny Tafuro and Alison Foxall hosted a Google Hangout to summarize the first year activities of Conscious Capitalism Florida and to discuss the pending Florida legislation that will bring Benefit Corporations to the state of Florida. UPDATE After Recording: House Bill 685 passed the Florida House unanimously on 4/23 and Senate Bill […]

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How Yerdle and Patagonia are boosting the sharing economy

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As the collaborative economy gains traction, partnerships have formed to bolster this waste-reducing trend that keeps products and services flowing through a shared loop. One collaboration gaining fresh notice involves Yerdle, an online marketplace for exchanged goods, andPatagonia, the mega-retailer of outdoor clothing and gear. The two first paired up in November for an anti-Black Friday event […]

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A Google Hangout for Benefit Corporations in Florida

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For about a year Conscious Capitalism Florida as been spreading the message about the benefits of leading business organizations with a higher purpose and having a stakeholder orientation when making business decisions. Most recently we have been working hard to make Benefit Corporations available to Florida’s entrepreneurs and business leaders. Join us Wednesday 4/23 at Noon […]

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Forbes: It’s Time To Put Freedom Back Into Free Enterprise

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The freedom train has left the station, my friends. If you’re a business leader, you better track that train down, leap aboard and learn how to conduct the right type of freedom throughout your business ecosystem. If you don’t, your company and your career may soon hurtle off the rails. We’ve arrived at a point […]

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OC Register: Doug Rauch: Profit begins with people

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Many consider culture to be soft, squishy and, hence, a secondary concern for business leaders. In reality, culture is probably the most powerful contributor to a company’s competitive advantage. Culture is the unique DNA of a company; no two companies have identical cultures, the same way that no two people have the same fingerprints. Your […]

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Motley Fool: How Tough Is The Container Store Group?

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Despite its small size, The Container Store has a lot going for it. After 35 years of company history under its belt and 63 U.S. stores in operation, The Container Store has made a name for itself in more ways than one. Plus, it has gained even more recognition over the past couple months after holding its IPO, […]

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