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My Life with TEDx

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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TRC – The Responsible Capitalist – Rosa Lee Harden

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.  

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Financial Effectiveness Cannot Just Be Episodic

Why some businesses do well even through downturns in the markets.  

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Q&A with Arlan Collins of Collins Woerman-Doing the Right Thing

1. How did the recession effect your business and your thinking about business? How do you see yourself as having responded differently than most businesses have? CollinsWoerman is a regional architectural firm employing approximately 100 people. The recession has hit our industry very hard with approximately 60% of the architects in the state of Washington […]

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Wired to Care

Wired to Care by Dev Patnaik and Peter Mortenson—Book Review

Wiring your company to care can change fair trade to care trade, upping the level of responsibility to truly making a better world. Doing less harm or following standard best practices is no longer sufficient.  

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Holistic Systemic Strategy, Policy Making, and Planning

Let’s begin with a caveat. This will seem wrong to many of you. This is because it is not familiar and our brain prefers the familiar so it can conserve energy. Just remember this conservation is a threat to learning and discovery and particularly creativity and innovation. We have to manage our reactions to the […]

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