Elevating humanity through business

In Search of a Transformational Architect

Conscious Leadership
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By Corey Blake and Geoff Campbell of Round Table Companies A Note from the Editor: This article is a challenge to our consultant contingency to question where they fit and don’t fit amidst the whole of the transformational change process. We also put words to what many of the movement’s business owners are feeling as they determine […]

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Want to Change the World…and Have Fun?

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Serial entrepreneur Miki Agrawal says you should start a business By Geoff Campbell and Aleksandra Corwin of Round Table Companies   “I would never start a non-profit,” Miki Agrawal says. “It would be boring for me, to be honest. There’s no incentive to keep driving and wracking your brain on how you’re going to crack […]

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Spend Life Wisely

Stakeholder Orientation
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How First United Bank is transforming lives through its purpose-driven work By Agata Antonow and Aleksandra Corwin of Round Table Companies   A man tired of struggling paycheck to paycheck walked into the gleaming glass and wood-accented lobby of a bank in Durant, Oklahoma, and was greeted by a 27-year-old personal banker named Katie Knight. […]

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Dear Business Schools: Profits are Not the Point

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Why academia needs to stop pigeonholing capitalism By Geoff Campbell and Aleksandra Corwin of Round Table Companies   Capitalism exploits workers. Capitalists are greedy. Capitalists destroy the environment. Or so say capitalism’s critics. The litany of complaints about capitalism stretches to the horizon, ignoring the fact that capitalism has improved the lives of countless millions […]

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Responsible Banking

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How KeyBank brings consciousness to its industry By Geoff Campbell and Aleksandra Corwin of Round Table Companies   Building on a long-standing commitment to responsible banking, KeyBank is a powerful example of how enlightened business practices align with higher profits—the central premise of Conscious Capitalism. “Profit and consciousness are not polar opposites,” says Beth E. […]

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Feature: Why Consciousness Is the Key

Conscious Leadership
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Why Consciousness Is the Key to Unlocking Capitalism’s Greatest Potential By Geoff Campbell and Aleksandra Corwin of Round Table Companies   More and more, the term “Conscious Capitalism” pops up in business and general media as the future of doing business. But what is it, and where did the concept come from? And why is […]

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Member Profile: Improving

Conscious Culture
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Improving Trust in the Entire Stakeholder Chain By Geoff Campbell and Aleksandra Corwin of Round Table Companies   He was working for a leading defense contractor who was having difficulty attracting information technology talent. So, he developed a business model for a proposed subsidiary he thought could solve the problem, while acting as an internal […]

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Member Profile: Emerios

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The End of High-pressure Sales How one conscious company is helping capitalism evolve By Geoff Campbell and Aleksandra Corwin of Round Table Companies   When Wells Fargo employees got caught creating millions of fraudulent savings, checking, and credit card accounts for its customers without their consent, capitalism’s critics had a new poster boy. But Jesse […]

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Feature: Capitalism vs. Capital Markets

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Don’t Confuse Capitalism with Capital Markets Why the stock market doesn’t represent the true power of business By Geoff Campbell and Aleksandra Corwin of Round Table Companies   To many, the stock market is synonymous with the economy and, as a result, with capitalism. But is it? Increasingly, those within the Conscious Capitalism orbit say […]

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Member Profile: EPOCH Pi

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EPOCH Pi: Trailblazing a new era of purpose in business By Geoff Campbell and Aleksandra Corwin of Round Table Companies   Investment banker William W. Vogelgesang said it took him nearly 25 years to learn that only a small percentage of people are motivated by money. He never thought of business as “evil,” but he’d […]

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