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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.

The 5 Pearls of Wisdom Not Taught in MBA Programs

Wendy Reese | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

I took a "weekend warrior" certification. I liked yoga, but I didn't want to teach it. About the time I did that, we hired a new teacher who was very committed and I never had to teach.

Situationally Adaptive Organizations for 21st Century Transformation and Thriving

Mark Chasan | Posted 08.02.2014 | Business
Mark Chasan

Using a single form of organizational structure for all circumstances is like using a single tool for all situations. When presented with a tomato or a screw, we hit with our hammer. If only we had a knife for the tomato and a screwdriver for the screw, we would be more efficient and effective.

Mindfulness at Work: An Upgrade in Professional Consciousness

Neil Seligman | Posted 07.17.2014 | Business
Neil Seligman

Imagine for a moment that you were a computer. What sort of error messages would you have seen already today?

10 Principles for Designing a Mindful and Compassionate Organization

Whitney Hess | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Whitney Hess

Organizational culture can and should be designed to avoid tragedy, mitigate risk and effectively serve both customers and employees. Leadership is not a monologue, it's a conversation.

A Modern Day Persephone

Persephone Zill | Posted 05.11.2014 | Women
Persephone Zill

My parents named me Persephone, a name that has come to bear fruit for me -- but not before I was called Per-sa-PHONE and Per-SIF-any for most of my l...

Companies That Care: How to Turn Customer Service Into a Compelling Competitive Advantage

Brian Whetten | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Brian Whetten

The true test of customer service is not what happens when things are going well. And it's not about meeting expectations. Those are just the ante to get in the game.

How to Float to the Top

Gopi Kallayil | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Gopi Kallayil

Yoga to me can be practiced all the time, like meditation. Every single moment of every day, I try to be mindful, whether I am engaging with a janitor, a chef, an engineer, or a marketing colleague. I do set aside time for specific practices, but in truth, every moment of every day is my inner work.

Compassion and Business: LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Speaks Up

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 10.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Soren Gordhamer

It is one thing to hear the importance of compassion expressed from people like the Dalai Lama and other religious leaders, but it is often seen by business people as a nice extra, and not necessarily core to their lives.

The Life Out Loud: Listen With Your Heart (and Your Ears)

MeiMei Fox | Posted 07.15.2013 | Small Business
MeiMei Fox

"Someone told me way back when, 'Show me your friends, and I'll show you your future.' So first, surround yourself with people who are doing what they love, pursuing their passions."

Conscious Business, Crowdfunding and Social Impact Investing

Therese Rowley, Ph.D. | Posted 06.24.2013 | Impact
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.

Through thousands of Intuitive Readings, I have learned that there is a new organizing principle which, when embraced as a core value, ensures richer success in the new capitalism.