Conscious Leadership

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Conscious Capitalism: An Invitation to the Business Roundtable and Business Leaders Everywhere

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 Dear Business Leaders,   When the Business Roundtable articulates a new statement on the purpose of the corporation, people listen. The businesses these 181 CEOs lead (including Apple, American Airlines, Accenture, AT&T, Bank of America, Boeing, Comcast, J.P. Morgan Chase and Co.) impact the majority of people in the world. That is why we are excited and […]

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Make Waves While Still Respecting Leadership

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We’re all aspiring leaders. No matter our age or position, we all have big contributions to make, but frequently our best ideas don’t fit tidily into a job description. Maybe you’re wanting to do more to influence others, drive positive change, or take on greater challenges. However, no one has placed you in official leadership. […]

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8 Ways NOT to Grow Your Company

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An irreverent guide from Corey Blake, publisher of CC PressIn this fast-paced, digital environment, buzzwords and marketing “trends” to make you more money seem to be taking the business world by storm with promises for things like “growth” and “opportunity.” But why should we work so hard for something with such an unknown outcome? How about […]

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On the Shoulders of Giants

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Remembering Jack Bogle and Herb KelleherHow do you carry on the legacy of a great individual? A start is by remembering what they taught. Another is to put those teachings into practice. Earlier this year, the world lost two great individuals: John “Jack” Bogle and Herb Kelleher. Jack was the founder and longtime CEO of the […]

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In it for the Long Haul: An Anti-Revolving Door Approach to Leadership

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4 lessons from a decade as CEO and how to apply them to your own company By Rob Waldron, CEO at Curriculum Associates In the current business landscape, the chief executive seat is often held by leaders with short-term outlooks who move from one company to the next. According to a recent Equilar study, the median tenure […]

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Why Stories Matter in Business

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By Heidi Jon Schmidt Every business leader, no matter how conscious, no matter how successful, keeps a tight focus on growth. More clients, better talent, higher productivity, reduced expenses. Give me those, he or she says, and I will be able to relax and think about telling my organization’s story. What if telling your story […]

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Thea Polancic: Building Community and Purpose

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By Agata Antonow “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”  —Attributed to Margaret Mead On a quiet evening in January 2009, Thea Polancic was sticking large pieces of paper on the walls of her home. Her son was asleep […]

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I Can Stop Apologizing

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By Genevieve Georget To tell you about a conversation with Tara-Nicholle Nelson would be to tell you about a body of water that makes all of life possible. Instead, I want to share with you what it is like to have a conversation with Tara. I want to take you to the shore and have […]

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Consciously Firing

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By Alexander McCobin  In 2016, the influential media publication Ad Age named Dan Golden’s company the number one agency to work at—and the following two weeks were the worst of the CEO’s professional career. His digital marketing agency Be Found Online (BFO) had just received the most prestigious recognition one can hope for in advertising, […]

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The Conscious Merger

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A Community Contribution by Brandi Beakley  After building a purpose-driven retail business that had experienced more than 100 percent YOY growth for four straight years, CEO Steve Hall knew driversselect was poised to scale. But the business model had outpaced his abilities to scale it without taking on serious financial and cultural risks. For one […]

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