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Business Lessons from a Quiet Gardener
William Rosenzweig is a strong voice in the field of ethical business. Much of his inspiration in the corporate world comes from a seemingly unlikely place -- the garden. "A gardener sees the world as a system of interdependent parts - where healthy, sustaining relationships are essential to the vitality of the whole. In business this has translated for me into the importance of developing agreeme... posted on Sep 07 2012, 3,398 reads

 

How To Respond to Failure
"Typically, when people fail, we blame them. Or teach them. Or try to make them feel better. But the learning -- the avoidance of future failures -- only comes once they feel okay about themselves after failing. And that feeling comes from empathy." In this article, a business advisor describes an interaction between a nine-year-old and her grandmother -- and the unexpected lesson in leadership an... posted on Sep 04 2012, 51,204 reads

 

It's More Important to Be Kind Than Clever
"Brandon Cook, from Wilton, New Hampshire, was visiting his grandmother in the hospital. Terribly ill with cancer, she complained to her grandson that she desperately wanted a bowl of soup, and that the hospital's soup was inedible (she used saltier language). If only she could get a bowl of her favorite clam chowder from Panera Bread! Trouble was, Panera only sells clam chowder on Friday. So Bran... posted on Aug 31 2012, 113,913 reads

 

5 Books to Inspire Innovation
The human brain is a few pounds of pale pink jello inside the skull. It's also the wondrous source of consciousness and creativity, the place from which our emotions and insights emerge. The following books look at the mystery of the creative mind from many different angles. They investigate the quirks of human nature and the science of beauty, the importance of stories and the necessity of invest... posted on Aug 11 2012, 10,612 reads

 

The Story of Change
"I've come to see that we have two parts to ourselves; it's almost like two muscles -- a consumer muscle and a citizen muscle. Our consumer muscle, which is fed and exercised constantly, has grown strong: So strong that "consumer" has become our primary identity, our reason for being. We're told so often that we're a nation of consumers that we don't blink when the media use "consumer" and "perso... posted on Aug 02 2012, 10,800 reads

 

Remembering Stephen Covey
In 1989, Stephen R. Covey penned The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, a book that went on to sell millions of copies worldwide and defined a new genre bridging self-improvement, business management, and personal productivity. Last week, Covey passed away at the age of 79. Maria Popova of Brain Pickings takes a look back at his legacy with some of the keenest insights from his beloved bestselle... posted on Jul 23 2012, 14,498 reads

 

Competencies and Inner Capacities
What are the core qualities and skills that transformational leaders share? Over the past 20 years, global health leader and changemaker Dr. Monica Sharma has encountered dozens of individuals from around the world who are leading their communities with courage and compassion. A few of the essential traits that they share are: knowing the power of their wisdom for action, embracing all with respec... posted on Jul 20 2012, 12,760 reads

 

Awakening Our Collaborative Spirit
"The notion that open and honest collaboration allows thinking to grow as a collective phenomenon can be traced back to Socrates and other thinkers in ancient Greece. Socrates and his friends so revered the concept of group dialogue that they bound themselves by principles of discussion that they established to maintain a sense of collegiality. These principles were known as 'Koinonia' which means... posted on Jul 17 2012, 16,425 reads

 

Google's Jolly Good Fellow on Inner Peace
Chade-Meng Tan (widely known as Meng) was among the earliest engineers to be hired at Google. When Google allowed engineers to spend 20% of their time pursuing their passion, Meng decided to spend his time on a cause dear to his heart: Launching a conspiracy to bring about world peace. Meng believes that world peace can be achieved -- but only if people cultivate the conditions for inner peace wit... posted on Jul 11 2012, 15,465 reads

 

5 Principles for Inner Transformation at Work
"People go to work to sustain themselves and produce value in the world. Yet work environments can also be stressful, filled with challenging responsibilities and personalities, and feel misaligned with our most deeply cherished values. Instead of sustaining us, the workplace can sometimes feel simply draining, and at worst, unwholesome for both ourselves and the world...is there a path for heart ... posted on Jul 05 2012, 12,644 reads

 

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