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138- Paradigms of Models of Value Part One

Sponsored by Numi Tea and REBBL. Please support our podcast by supporting our sponsors   Carol’s topic for discussion:  Examine a question that is at the core of business itself and underlies most conversations about and in business. That is the question of value. What does it mean, how do we get it or give […]

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137: The New Greenwashing

Carol’s topic for discussion: What is Greenwashing? Who falls into the trap and why? How can we examine ourselves, and manage our internal greenwashing, or even help others working to do that.    Sponsored by Numi Tea and REBBL. Please support our podcast by supporting our sponsors What is Greenwashing? Where did the term “”greenwashing” […]

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136- Ultimate Diversity and Full Inclusion Needs a Different Model

#136 Ultimate Diversity and Full Inclusion Needs a Different Model   Sponsored by Numi Tea and REBBL. Please support our podcast by supporting our sponsors Diversity and Inclusion It is insane that in modern times we find power held by traditional groups based on race and gender. We know it is bad for business in […]

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# 135- Gifts and Limits of the Circular economy

# 135- Gifts and Limits of the Circular economy Carol’s Topic for Discussion: What is the way to bring real change/ for example, planetary and societal health, and we will use Circular Economy as a way to test a theory of change on this subject. Circular economy has been adopted by a lot of businesses […]

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134- Decision-Making World Views: Static,  Dynamic, Developmental.

134- Decision-Making World Views: Static,  Dynamic, Developmental. Sponsored by Numi Tea and REBBL. Please support our podcast by supporting our sponsors.   We have had a couple of questions about mathematical algorithms and their likely effects on Decision-Making in business. We have noticed Harvard Business Review and Strategy and Business has a lot of articles […]

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133 How Metrics Undermine Real Value

#133 How Metrics Undermine Real Value Sponsored by Numi Tea and REBBL. Please support our podcast by supporting our sponsors. In this episode we review an article that Harvard Business Review published this month, Sept 2019, on the problem with metrics undermining strategy. The authors claim the problem is metrics undermine value creation by distracting […]

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132- Performance Mgmt. & Development

132- Performance Mgmt. & Development Sponsored by Numi Tea and REBBL. Please support our podcast by supporting our sponsors We invite people to send in questions or subjects they’re wrestling with on business practices and we select one to try to build a show around. As a thanks, we also started sending them one of […]

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#131 Process Improvement Approaches-Alternatives, Part 2

#131 Process Improvement Approaches-Alternatives, Part 2 Sponsored by Numi Tea and REBBL. Please support our podcast by supporting our sponsors. Carol’s topic for discussion: Examine part two of process improvement approaches and whether they work, change or stay the same over time or may better approaches.t.    Recap from Which Approach to Strategy Part 1 […]

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130 Which Approach to Strategy

#130 Which Approach to Strategy   Sponsored by Numi Tea and REBBL. Please support our podcast by supporting our sponsors. Carol’s topic for discussion: Examine strategy approaches to make your business non-displaceable in your market?  As our regular listeners know by now we invite people to send in questions or subjects they’re wrestling with on […]

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#129 Process Improvement: Is there anything really new?

#129  Process Improvement: Is there anything really new? Sponsored by Numi Tea and REBBL. Please support our podcast by supporting our sponsors. Carol’s topic for discussion: Examine productivity or  project management tools?” Education, Business, Not for profit   As our regular listeners know by now we invite people to send questions or subjects they’re wrestling […]

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