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psychological safety in the workplace

Why Psychological Safety is the Wrong Goal for Business. And bad for Democracy!

There has been an idea arising in print media and on-air conversations with pundits about the idea of creating safe work and learning places to create psychological safety. A physically safe space is imperative. As is a sexual harassment-free workplace by superiors over subordinates, which has become epidemic. However, the recent spate of suggestions is […]

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Hazards of Personality Typologies

The Hazard of Personality Typologies to Business and Humanity

Detoxing Myths of Modern Management: Can human beings be reliably categorized into types for management, learning and teaming purposes? Business Second Opinion Media has as it’s purpose detoxing modern business practices, which have arisen over a thousand years of work history, unexamined. That means exposing these work practices for their true effects, then adding a […]

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Talent: Build, don't buy

Build, Don’t Buy, Talent

This week’s podcast and blog are about the insane competition for talent, attracting and retaining talent and why most businesses go about this pursuit, to get the best people, in the wrong way. If you do leadership searches your company will pay about 1/3 of the cost of their first year’s salary and up to […]

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Capitalism is Dead! Long Live Capitalism!

Let’s do local investing in our neighborhoods to make them strong, not just shopping. Join a conversation on how to do that in SoCap.  

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TRE -The Responsible Entrepreneur – Jeffrey Hollender

Jeffrey Hollender talks with Carol Sanford about how to find your essence and leverage it to lead industries.  

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TRE – Responsible Capitalist – Tim Freundlich

Hear Tim Freundlich, President of ImpactAssets and Carol Sanford talk about the idea of externalized cost.  

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TRE – The Responsible Capitalist – Ross Baird

Carol Sanford Interviews Ross Baird of Village Capital for the Responsible Capitalist Podcast. Carol looks at what responsible partnering looks like when you are creating a community of investors and entrepreneurs. Four basic characteristics are addressed. 1) you will be, by definition, coming into a relationship or community, 2) What are the motives for being in […]

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TRE – Responsible Capitalist – Joel Solomon

Carol Sanford interviews Joel Solomon of Renewal Funds.  

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TRE – The Responsible Entrepreneur – Rodrigo Esquivel

Carol Sanford interviews Responsible Entrepreneur Rodrigo Esquivel of New Ventures Mexico. Carol addresses the question: what does it mean to be a change agent? She introduces three different levels of a change agent as they compare to a brief history of business and how understanding essence and uniqueness and the expression of that is vital in realizing one’s potential.   […]

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TRE – The Responsible Entrepreneur – Madelynn Martiniere

Carol Sanford interviews Madelynn Martiniere of FTI Consulting Strategic Communications. Carol discusses what open source means to the entrepreneurial technology world, and the critical nature of authenticity. Three criteria are offered for how to recognize where and when authenticity is present. Madelynn and Carol discuss these criteria and how they play out in building communication in […]

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