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    A Better Way to Save Jobs: Employee Stock Ownership Plans

    by  • May 28, 2014 • Article • 0 Comments

    ESOPs give employees part ownership of their companies and prevent major job losses when owners retire. But only two states support them. BY MARK FUNKHOUSER JUNE 2014 Do you recall the single word of advice for achieving prosperity that Dustin Hoffman was given in The Graduate? “Plastics.” Well, Chris Mackin has a one-word prescription for public...

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    Why Shouldn’t Employees Own More Of The Companies They Work For?

    by  • May 3, 2014 • Article • 0 Comments

    By John Hofffmire & Tom Steele, Deseret News  April 2014 Dr. Steven Freeman of the University  of Pennsylvania describes that granting ownership rights in corporations to employees has a profound effect on the employees´ commitment to the firms. A higher amount of employee commitment enables companies to perform better in critical areas. In many cases, the original owners’...

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    Well-treated employees give more of themselves of the business.

    by  • March 12, 2014 • Article • 0 Comments

    OPINION Doug Rauch: Profit begins with people http://www.ocregister.com/articles/culture-602805-conscious-people.html? utm_source=CC+2014+News+3.7.14&utm_campaign=Culture&utm_medium=email Published: Feb. 21, 2014 Updated: 2:33 p.m. Many consider culture to be soft, squishy and, hence, a secondary concern for business leaders. In reality, culture is probably the most powerful contributor to a company’s competitive advantage. Culture is the unique DNA of a company; no...

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    The Mind Unleashed: Uncover Your True Potential

    by  • December 13, 2013 • Article • 0 Comments

    October 4, 2012 By: Rebecca Gladding, M.D., GuestWaking Times  http://tinyurl.com/oldrf4g I realized today that in all my posts regarding the brain and how to sculpt it with mindfulness, I’ve never actually explained how and why meditation works. Specifically, the science behind how your brain changes the longer you meditate. I think this is important for many reasons, but one of the most salient is...

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    Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

    by  • November 23, 2013 • Article • 1 Comment

    Cheryl Conner, Contributor   Amy Morin is a licensed clinical social worker and writer For all the time executives spend concerned about physical strength and health, when it comes down to it, mental strength can mean even more. Particularly for entrepreneurs, numerous articles talk about critical characteristics of mental strength—tenacity, “grit,” optimism, and an unfailing...

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

    by  • October 8, 2013 • Article, Evolutionary, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Tuesday, 24 September 2013 10:01By Gar Alperovitz and Keane Bhatt, Truthout | Op-Ed http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/18908-what-then-can-i-do-ten-steps-toward-transforming-the-system 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 to grow. Environmental devastation and global warming present growing challenges. Is there any path...

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    Iroquois Great Law of Peace (Kaianerekowa)

    by  • May 17, 2013 • Article • 0 Comments

    The Great Law of Peace is the oldest constitution in North America defining a system of participatory democracy that has sustained the Iroquois Confederacy for perhaps 1,000 years. At a time of terrible war, say tribal elders, a Great Peacemaker emerged to inspire the warriors to bury their weapons of war (the origins of...

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    Is Giving the Secret to Getting Ahead?

    by  • April 3, 2013 • Article • 0 Comments

    By SUSAN DOMINUS New York Times Sunday Magazine March 31, 2013 Just after noon on a Wednesday in November, Adam Grant wrapped up a lecture at the Wharton School and headed toward his office, a six-minute speed walk away. Several students trailed him, as often happens; at conferences, Grant attracts something more like a...

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