Ever since TEDx – a series of independently organized offshoots of the prominent TED conference – was launched in 2009, it has created a sensation. As of this writing, more than 50,000 TEDx talks have been given at 10,000+ events around the world. Today, TEDx talks are an increasingly popular way for professionals and thought leaders […]
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Carol Sanford, host of The Responsible Entrepreneur Podcast, talks to Ethan Roland and Gregory Landua about Terra Genesis.
Rosa Lee Harden is the co-founder of the largest and most popular conference on Impact Investing, SoCap. She is also an Episcopal priest. She talks to Carol Sanford, host of The Responsible Capitalist Podcast, about how faith can influence investing and why she got into investing. Her answers may surprise you.
David Thau talks about his plan to save the rainforest with Google Maps and about teaching thinking skills at Mills College that matter to non-profits and business.
Writer and angel investor, Marianne Abib-Pech, tells us how she decides on investments and advises other investors while also considering social challenges.
Yesterday we looked at the fourth of five errors made by Responsible Entrepreneurs: distancing yourself from customers by relying on market research. Error Five: Borrowing and Tacking the Ethical and Sustainability Practices of Other Businesses Onto Yours Why is this an error? When your business borrows plans and practices from other businesses, you can have no idea whether […]
This morning we looked at Error Three: choosing the wrong initiatives or the wrong ways to work on them. Error Four: Using Market Research to Know and Design for Your Customers Why is this an error? You fool yourself into thinking you know your market and lose the most critical opportunity for success—real, caring connections […]
Yesterday we looked at the first two of Five Top Errors entrepreneurs make as they build and grow their businesses: paying too much attention to trends and competition; and misplaced measurements that cause loss of customer loyalty. Error Three: Taking On the Wrong Initiatives or Working On Them the Wrong Way Why is this an […]
My last post looked at the first of five serious errors that responsible entrepreneurs make: following trends and placing too much emphasis on competitiveness. Error Two: Measuring How You’re Doing at the Wrong Place in the Work Stream. Why is this an error? It promotes navel-gazing internal thinking, which leads to failure to detect customer […]
Whether you are building a new business or growing an established one, it is important to know what factors can limit your success. Often actions we take for what seem to be the best of reasons turn out to be errors. Over time, these errors can spread into our decision-making processes and implementation. There are […]