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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...

What 4 Innovators Wish They'd Known Ages Ago

OWN | Posted 07.07.2014 | OWN

With age -- and success, as it turns out -- comes wisdom. Having achieved great success in their respective industries, four of Oprah's "Super Sou...

Whole Foods CEO On The 'Higher Purpose' Of Big Business

OWN | Posted 06.05.2014 | OWN

To build a natural foods empire worth nearly $14 billion, Whole Foods Market co-founder John Mackey wasn't just focusing on dollar signs. Mackey says ...

It's Time to Put Freedom Back Into Free Enterprise

Dov Seidman | Posted 06.15.2014 | Business
Dov Seidman

The freedom train has left the station, my friends. If you're a business leader, you better track that train down, leap aboard and learn how to conduct the right type of freedom throughout your business ecosystem. If you don't, your company and your career may soon hurtle off the rails.

How These Successful Leaders Stay Ahead Of The Curve

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Until the very end of his life, Steve Jobs was an innovator. At the tech leader and Zen Buddhism practitioner's funeral in October 2011, friends and f...

Can Yoga Boost A Company's Bottom Line?

The Huffington Post | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business

MADISON, Wis. – As a half-dozen women filter into a yoga studio on a recent afternoon, passing glowing candles and Buddhist statuary, they absorb th...

Whole Foods CEO On Using Tax Havens: 'We Would If We Could'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business

Whole Foods isn’t really in a position to avoid taxes, but the company would if it could, according to its CEO. The grocery store chain doesn’...

Innovation Tips From Richard Branson, John Mackey, Bobbi Brown And Others

George Bradt | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business
George Bradt

The holy grail of innovation is the moment of sudden breakthrough. But those moments don't happen in vacuums. As suggested by some of the top names in...

Learning Is Cool: What I learned From C2-MTL

Amanda Slavin | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact
Amanda Slavin

For an adult who loves to learn, but also loves marketing, who has a background in education and events, you aren't told what way to go. There is really only one thing to do and that is to create your own path.

Magic at the Conscious Capitalism Conference in San Francisco

Schuyler Brown | Posted 06.09.2013 | San Francisco
Schuyler Brown

The recipe for success for any great movement includes solid ideas, clear vision, fearless leadership, and a healthy dose of magic.

Conscious Capitalist Cooking?

Linda Watson | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Linda Watson

It's time for the IACP to put down the lamb lollipops and pick up plants to fight obesity, chronic disease, and global warming.

Whole Foods' Plans For New Resort To Promote 'Healthy Lifestyle Education'

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.15.2013 | Travel

A well-balanced diet is just one piece of the healthy lifestyle puzzle, and in an effort to promote long-term health and well-being, Whole Foods has a...

Whole Foods Didn't Have Much Choice on GMO Labeling

Zester Daily | Posted 05.12.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

When it comes to eating genetically modified anything, the folks who shop at Whole Foods have made it clear: "They don't want it."

Conscience Is In, Greed Is Out and Crowdfunding Is On

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 04.07.2013 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

For most entrepreneurs crowdfunding is not just an option anymore. It is a necessity. And as we all know, necessity is the mother of invention. Stay tuned.

Abundance Capitalism

Jim Garrison | Posted 03.31.2013 | Business
Jim Garrison

The basic problem for someone like Whole Foods' CEO John Mackey is that he has not been conscious enough to actually challenge the basic assumptions of the economic model by which he built his company.

Book Review: Whole Foods Co-CEO John Mackey's Conscious Capitalism

Christine Bader | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
Christine Bader

The over-the-top adulation of the private sector, which pervades Conscious Capitalism, might be tolerated by readers seeking the secrets of Whole Foods' success. But those looking for rigorous analysis and informed inspiration will be disappointed.

Whole Foods CEO's Latest Obamacare Comments Miss The Mark, Too

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey has a lot of opinons about President Barack Obama's health care reform law. Back in 2009, he wrote in the Wall Street Jou...

Whole Foods CEO Says Comment Won't Hurt Sales, Hundreds Of Former Customers Disagree

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 01.18.2013 | Business

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey is not worried about his latest controversial claim, despite the onslaught of negative feedback from his customers. On ...

Catherine New

What Whole Foods CEO Forgot To Say About Health Care | Catherine New | Posted 01.18.2013 | Business

Lost in the uproar over Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's comments about the Affordable Care Act is that the organic grocery chain offers its workers some...

Whole Foods's Mackey: Libertarian Daydreams, "Fascist" Nightmares, And Real People's Health

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

John Mackey's politics are bad for Whole Foods -- not just because opinions may drive customers away, but because his proposals would hurt his corporation's profitability.

Whole Foods CEO Says He Regrets Comparing Obamacare To 'Fascism'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.17.2013 | Business

Whole Foods founder and CEO John Mackey says he regrets comparing Obamacare to "fascism," but remains critical of the president's health care reform l...

7 Hippie Companies That Aren't As Liberal As You Think

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.17.2013 | Business

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey recently ticked off a lot of his grocery chain's customers when he decided to compare Obamacare to "fascism" during an int...

Whole Foods CEO Says Obamacare Is 'Like Fascism'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

Whole Foods founder and CEO John Mackey would like to revise a previous accusation that Obamacare is a form of socialism. "It's more like fascism,...

Alex Karras, John Mackey, Head Injuries and When Enough Is Enough

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 12.18.2012 | Sports
Kelly Kleiman

Most reports of Alex Karras's death noted that he had dementia, but not that he attributed his dementia to his years playing in the NFL. Nor did they...

Farm to Fork Across America ... The Freshest Chapter in Portland Food Markets

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 11.13.2012 | Home
Julie Ann Fineman

So what sets the New Seasons Markets apart? Their core philosophy...a connection to place. This is apparent in many ways: commitment to the region, commitment to growers and suppliers, and commitment to the community.