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Conscious Capitalism

3 Ways to Become a More Conscious Entrepreneur

Stephanie Seibel | Posted 07.31.2015 | Green
Stephanie Seibel

You're busy. Your phone's buzzing with notifications, your desk's a storm of Post-It notes, and your news feed says the world's got more than enough problems to solve (...Like this "sixth mass extinction" business? Your email inbox is already a black hole of doom!)

Stakeholder Capitalism: The New Capitalist Model

Pilar Stella | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Pilar Stella

With the Millennial generation driving the values of a more conscious approach to business, we are entering an era in which the old approach to business and capitalism is dying. The demand for something new, and more aligned with the values of the current generation, is emerging.

Wise Leaders Focus on the Greater Good

Daniel Goleman | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Daniel Goleman

These leaders are attuned to the suffering of the powerless, and seek to repair that damage by treating or attempting to cure diseases that plague the poor, enhancing the viability of local communities or fighting poverty. And the impacts of their work will matter far into the future.

Conscious Capitalism Alive and Kicking Down Under

Jason Graham-Nye | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Jason Graham-Nye

RIghty-eight percent of Americans feel that they work for a company that doesn't care about them as people.But it's just not employees. Ninety-six percent of bosses report feelings of burn out. So the system isn't working for anyone.

Making a Living ... and a Loving

Marguerite Orane | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Marguerite Orane

"This is what I do for a living and a loving," I said as I introduced myself as the workshop facilitator. I paused as if a bird had stopped mid-flight to consider the miracle of its defiance of gravity. The words had flowed without conscious thought from somewhere deep within me.

The Future of Fashion: Earth Day, Fash Rev, True Cost

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.27.2015 | Style
Miriam Ava

It feels like divine momentum that Earth Day and Fash Rev Day are only 24 hrs apart. A multitude of good can spring from even the most dire circumstances -- so how can we best harness the energy of change?

Why Business is a Force for Good, Yes Really

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Cut to the evil businessman cackling as he counts his coins while his workers slave away in the salt mines, giving their lifeblood for his riches. We all know the story. It's the common narrative of pop culture movies and TV shows.

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.

Different Is the New Normal: Perspectives From China-US Travel

Pilar Stella | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Pilar Stella

The trip reminded me of my upbringing and the unique insights and lessons that our differences, and cross-border perspectives bring.

Operation Love: A Business That Provides Places for People to Flourish

Corey Blake | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Corey Blake

How do you operationalize love? How does a company do a thousand things a day in order to be a great company? How can those thousand things that it needs to do be demonstrations of love?

Leading With Love: Rodale Is Healing Hearts to Heal the Planet

Corey Blake | Posted 03.12.2015 | Impact
Corey Blake

Co-authored by Aleksandra Corwin, staff writer at Round Table Companies. Maria Rodale runs an empire spreading health and wellness information to the...

Walk the Line: The Shoes That Fight Poverty

To The Market | Posted 05.10.2015 | Impact
To The Market

What if a pair of shoes could help prevent gang violence? Or, more specifically, give someone the opportunity to take an alternative path?

Alive for Her Family: A Survivor's Story

To The Market | Posted 04.27.2015 | Impact
To The Market

Nepal is a country not only brimming with color and life but also with opportunity. It is in the small town of Pokhara where the Women's Skill Development Organization (WSDO) thrives.

Business Gains Are Doubled When They're Done With Love

Corey Blake | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business
Corey Blake

If you're focused on the profit of your work, things are only good when there's a profit. But, if you're passionate about the purpose of your work, you can always look in the mirror and be proud of your day.

"Keeping Up With the Joneses" Gives Solar Revolution a Boost

Diane MacEachern | Posted 04.01.2015 | Green
Diane MacEachern

Conscious capitalism has been the domain of corporations since Ben & Jerry's first added macadamia nuts to their ice cream to help raise awareness about the need to protect the rainforest.

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.

The Top 5 Business Books I Read This Year

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Maria Rodale

I don't usually read a lot of business books. My primary reading time is right before bed, and reading books about business right before going to s...

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.

Meaning Is the New Money: Pivoting Towards Your Purpose

Bianca Rothschild | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Bianca Rothschild

Time and again I have witnessed people choose to act according to a higher purpose and their lives change. And it's not always the circumstances that change, simply changing one's attitude and gaining clarity on your WHY can make a huge difference to your happiness.

Tap Into Consciousness to Discover Business Opportunities

J V Crum III | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
J V Crum III

What if you used social consciousness to understand the impact of your business operations on others, society, and the whole planet, so you use your operations to make 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.

Consciously Designing Your Ideal Business

J V Crum III | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
J V Crum III

Once you've consciously envisioned the life you desire, it's time to consciously design your ideal business. From my perspective, this begins by defining the powerful difference you are passionate to make through your life and business.

A Surefire Sister

Brooke Bastinelli | Posted 11.30.2014 | Impact
Brooke Bastinelli

Let's face it: The world can be pretty cruel to girls. Sometimes, it doesn't feel safe at all or the media are bombarding our senses with confusing information. It's hard to be a girl, but it also can be pretty fabulous.

Leading From Within Requires Knowing Who You're Not

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

I often say that before you can lead others, you have to be able to lead yourself. To do that, you need to know yourself. We think we are leading ourselves when, in fact, we are not. This mistake occurs because of a fundamental misunderstanding of who we are.