Category Archives: Opinion

What Then Can I Do? Ten Ways to Democratize the Economy

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 10:01By Gar Alperovitz and Keane Bhatt, Truthout | Op-Ed The richest 400 Americans now own more wealth than the bottom 180 million taken together. The political system is in deadlock. Social and economic pain continue … Continue reading

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The Most Misunderstood Aspect Of Great Leadership

Mike Myatt, Contributor I was recently asked what I consider to be the most misunderstood aspect of great leadership; in other words, what makes great leadership great? What immediately came to mind is not only misunderstood, but it also happens … Continue reading

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Rosabeth Moss Kanter: Surprises Are the New Normal; Resilience Is the New Skill

The difference between winners and losers is how they handle losing. That’s a key finding from my ongoing research on great companies and effective leaders: no one can completely avoid troubles and potential pitfalls are everywhere, so the real skill … Continue reading

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Conscious Capitalism By John Mackey and Raj Sisodia Book Review

Chicken Soup for a Davos Soul–Successful companies serve a purpose beyond making money.  By ALAN MURRAY Capitalist guilt is nearly as old as capitalism itself, but it has seen a resurgence since the financial crises of 2007. Bill Gates, history’s … Continue reading

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Business as an Agent of World Benefit: A World-Shaping Opportunity

Michele Hunt,  Huntington Post  11/08/12 “Imagine a world of nine billion people with clean water, quality food, affordable housing and education, top-tier medical care, ubiquitous clean energy, dignified opportunity, thriving economies, and global peace and security.” Do we have the … Continue reading

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When Capitalists Cared

NY Times  Op-Ed Contributor By HEDRICK SMITH  Published: September 2, 2012 IN the rancorous debate over how to get the sluggish economy moving, we have forgotten the wisdom of Henry Ford. In 1914, not long after the Ford Motor Company … Continue reading

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