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Conscious Business

How to Become Your Own Hero (3.4)

Fred Kofman | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

You cannot control the world. You cannot control other people. Sometimes it seems as though you can't even control yourself! That is why it is so tempting to feel like a victim when something goes wrong.

How to Succeed Beyond Your Wildest Dreams (3.3)

Fred Kofman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

Every action has two purposes: You act in order to move toward a desired result, and you act in order to express your values.

How to Take Charge of Your Life Regardless of Circumstances (3.2)

Fred Kofman | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

The victim pays attention only to those factors he cannot influence. He sees himself at the mercy of external circumstances. The victim keeps his self-esteem by claiming innocence.

How to Communicate Like a Leader (2.6)

Fred Kofman | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

To inspire others to want to do what the mission requires, you must convince them that doing so is in their best interest. Only when your kids believe that it is best for them to read they will want to do it -- even when you're not around to control them.

Leaders Turn Anxiety Into Confidence (2.5)

Fred Kofman | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

How do you turn anxiety into confidence for yourselves and your teams?

Just Let Me Do My Job (2.2)

Fred Kofman | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

This is the hardest problem any organization has to solve: How to optimize the system -- which requires people to sub-optimize their subsystems -- while incentivizing these same people to optimize the subsystems, which requires them to sub-optimize the system.

Is Coaching All It's Cracked up to Be? What to Know Before Investing.

Colette Belisle | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business
Colette Belisle

These days the internet is full of lofty promises and many of them are coming from Coaches, Consultants and Experts. As consumers, how can we distinguish where attraction marketing crosses into that gray zone of misrepresentation - or worse - flat out lying?

Your Job is Not Your Job (2.1)

Fred Kofman | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

Bet you a nickel that when you finish this post you'll want to revise your Linkedin profile.

A More Conscious Way to Do Business

Fred Kofman | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

Conscious business is not a theory -- it is a way to work and live. With each module of the program I will add examples of coaching sessions where I help clients find more conscious ways to deal with their problems.

How to Turn a Defect Into a Treasure

Fred Kofman | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

Our attention is normally drawn to that which we can see (the effects), which in turn obscures the importance of what remains hidden (the causes). We focus on results (the having) and forget the process (the doing) necessary to achieve those results. We are even less aware of the platform (the being) that underlies the processes and provides the necessary capabilities.

Combine the Personal, Interpersonal, and Impersonal for Better Business Results (Success in 3D)

Fred Kofman | Posted 07.06.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

You can see professional life in three dimensions: the impersonal task, or "It," the interpersonal relationship; or "We," and the self-awareness; or "I." Each one of these dimensions can be an aspect of the gap the we discussed in the previous post.

How to Energize Yourself for Change (Energy for Action)

Fred Kofman | Posted 07.03.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

In order to act you must feel the a gap between what you have and what you want have, what is and what you want it to be. This gap creates a tension that, just like the tension between the poles of a battery, gives you the energy to act.

An Invitation to Live Consciously In Business

Fred Kofman | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

What tastes good is not always good, and what is good does not always taste good. That's why you need a science of nutrition. If you eat automatically, guided by instinct, you will get in trouble. To grow healthy and strong you need to eat consciously.

Leveraging the Power of Women in the Economy

Therese Rowley, Ph.D. | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.

More and more businesses who author sustainability plans to survive in the new marketplace are also creating blueprints that activate and drive positive social change.

How to Bring Wisdom and Compassion to the Business World (Wisdom and Compassion, Part 1.1)

Fred Kofman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Fred Kofman

I'm particularly proud of a blended learning program of conscious business for our employees. Conscious Business has helped LinkedIn people communicate, collaborate, and coordinate more effectively in their professional and personal lives.

The Secret to Eliminating Your Insecurities and Increasing Your Self-Confidence

Brian Whetten | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Brian Whetten

Insecurity is an emotional reaction that comes from our stored collection of fears and self-judgments. Self-confidence is a rational assessment that comes from our grounded assessment of competency in a given domain.

Mapping a New Marketplace On-Purpose

Therese Rowley, Ph.D. | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.

Millennials are less interested in owning a house or a car than they are in living, working and consuming according to their values. This group is shaping not only the possibilities for what we do at work, but more importantly how we work.

The 'Switched On' Enterprise: The Triumph of Insight Over Ideology

Nick Seneca Jankel | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Nick Seneca Jankel

As someone who has consulted to scores of the largest corporations on the planet, I believe that the ideology of capitalism is almost always damaging to the social, ecological and spiritual systems it relies on to exist.

Fired Up! Entrepreneurial Passion Fuel

J V Crum III | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business
J V Crum III

Focus on the rewards of being an entrepreneur. Feel the gratitude for the success you have. By keeping the fires of passion for what you do in your conscious awareness, you can prime the pump for success every day

Sewing The Fabric Of New Lives, One Stitch At A Time

To The Market | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact
To The Market

ver 60,000 women work in more than 22 Red Light Districts in Kolkata, India, alone. Sarah and Kristin wanted to create an alternative for Pinkie, and for all of the women wanting to leave or were vulnerable to the sex industry.

Become a Great Company to Work for!

J V Crum III | Posted 02.06.2015 | Business
J V Crum III

As an entrepreneur, wouldn't you love to have your employees say "This is the greatest company to work for!"? Imagine what kind of reputation you...

How to Motivate Your Team and Win Raving Customers

J V Crum III | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
J V Crum III

This week, we begin a new series featuring another group of businesses who make money by making a positive difference. These businesses are committed to growing their profits by positively impacting their customers and making the world a better place.

New Wealth Mindset for the Conscious Entrepreneur

J V Crum III | Posted 12.30.2014 | Business
J V Crum III

No longer can we afford the small-minded view of disconnected self-interest. Because we are all in this together, we all win together and we all lose together. A conscious entrepreneur takes a wide view of the stockholders of their business, which includes everyone directly and indirectly affected by corporate decisions and policies.

Can Higher Consciousness Deliver Higher Profits?

J V Crum III | Posted 12.17.2014 | Business
J V Crum III

In the world that most of us grew up in, these seem to be conflicting values--are profits and consciousness even related? At first glance, they seem to be values that need to balance each other out.

Souls of Wisdom

Neil Seligman | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Neil Seligman

It was the end of a fourth day of packed programming at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco where a series of talks, workshops and classes had left me exhausted but deeply inspired by this gathering of conscious business enthusiasts.