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Conscious Capitalism

Tap Into Consciousness to Discover Business Opportunities

J V Crum III | Posted 11.06.2014 | 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 10.30.2014 | 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 10.17.2014 | 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 10.06.2014 | 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 09.30.2014 | 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.

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?

Capitalism With a Conscience

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

There has been a lot of debate about raising the minimum wage lately, but Whole Foods appears to be ahead of the game--and other companies ought to take note.

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.

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.

The Profitability of Good Health

Mark Chasan | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Mark Chasan

Despite the groundswell of evidence supporting the profitability of health and sustainability programs, many executives today are stuck in an old mindset that categorically views such programs as "fluffy" cost centers not profit centers.

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.

Happiness on Hold

Alice Savic | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Alice Savic

I'm on hold right now waiting for a human voice. And that gives me confidence that I will have sufficient time and content to write about this topic: ...

Ethical Capitalism? It's Worth a Try

Stanley M. Bergman | Posted 03.27.2014 | Business
Stanley M. Bergman

Ethical Capitalism is not some idealistic dream; it is a powerful engine that drives long-term value creation.

Conscious Capitalism: A Gift From My Mother

Ann Duffy | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Ann Duffy

I sought perspective and my own brand of spirituality. I did not expect to discover a thought-movement that is changing the world. Yet fate would have it that my mother's death and a shamanic journey would lead me to the concept of conscious capitalism and a new horizon in my life.

Chocolate and Child Slavery: Say No to Human Trafficking this Holiday Season

Amanda Gregory | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Amanda Gregory

The next time you reach for a candy bar, buy candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters, or stock up for holiday baking, consider the price thousands of children are paying to bring you your chocolaty cheer.

A New Global Business Consciousness

Susan Ann Darley | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business
Susan Ann Darley

Innovative and thoughtful leaders understand how communication, cooperation, listening and encouraged self-expression results in increased productivity, less mistakes, better teamwork and a positive return on their investment.

Conscious Capitalism and the Privacy Revolution

Mark Weinstein | Posted 09.24.2013 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

"The bottom line allows you to see where you've been, but not where you're going." - Doug Rauch What has happened to American capitalism? Somewhere ...

Can Yoga Boost A Company's Bottom Line?

The Huffington Post | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 11.04.2014 | 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...

Coopetition to Win

Schuyler Brown | Posted 07.14.2013 | Business
Schuyler Brown

Pulling free of competition with all its highs and lows, risks and rewards, in favor of the more fluid model of coopetition is like pulling free from gravity. It takes a tremendous force of will.

The Contradictions of Austin

Willow Dea | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Willow Dea

Austin's strange mixture of cultures and ideologies, at what I'll call its early stages, plays out in funny ways.

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.

Ego Climate: Human Dysfunction Is Holding Up Sustainability

Shayne Hughes | Posted 06.08.2013 | Business
Shayne Hughes

Five years ago, experts were obsessed with peak oil; now we have more natural gas than we know what to do with. It is clear that we have -- or are on the verge of developing -- all the technology necessary to respond to climate change. And that's where the pessimism kicks in.

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.

Pride And Greed: For What Purpose?

Brad Reid | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Brad Reid

Both pride and greed are moral failings to avoid. Individuals, businesses and even nations may be trapped by pride into reckless behaviors and by greed into catastrophic overreaching. The ancient wisdom that calls us to avoid these attitudes is still true.