• 2012 Conference: Corporate citizenship professionals urged to be ‘indispensable connectors’

    by  • April 19, 2012 • 6 Comments

    By Tim Wilson, Editor & Writer, Boston College Center In reflecting on the theme of the 2012 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, Corporate Citizenship: Managing Many Environments, Katherine V. Smith, executive director of the Center for Corporate Citizenship, advised conference attendees that the business, social and economic environments will continue to present opportunities for rethinking...

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    Quantum Thinking

    by  • April 18, 2012 • 6 Comments

    Q&A ON QUANTUMTHINK® INTERVIEW WITH DIANNE COLLINS with Brian Feinblum BF: How do you come to develop this revolutionary new way of thinking that you call QuantumThink? DC: I’ve always been one of the young mavericks who looks at the world, sees the absurdities, and wants to make things better. At 15 I realized...

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    Occupy From the Inside

    by  • April 10, 2012 • 31 Comments

    Tim Mohin Director of Corporate Responsibility, AMD To some readers, the very notion of working within a corporation is tantamount to selling out their values as advocates for social or environmental justice. While this is a valid perspective, there is another view. Liz Maw, (executive director of the MBA’s for social justice group Net...

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    Civil Society Inequality Makes Us Anxious

    by  • April 5, 2012 • 14 Comments

    THE SPIRIT LEVEL: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger by Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett, Bloomsbury Press, 2009. Reviewed By David B. Grusky Spring 2010 Why is inequality so bad? It’s not just that the poorest people in highly unequal societies may go without food, shelter, or other basic subsistence goods. It’s not just...

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    Evolutionary Enlightenment: A New Path to Spiritual Awakening

    by  • April 2, 2012 • 4 Comments

    “Integral philosopher Steve McIntosh weighs in on EnlightenNext founder Andrew Cohen’s new book, Evolutionary Enlightenment: A New Path to Spiritual Awakening… Andrew Cohen’s important new book, Evolutionary Enlightenment, demonstrates spiritual evolution on every page. Rooted in the venerable soil of Eastern nondual teachings, while simultaneously expressing an emerging new form of evolutionary spirituality, Cohen’s...

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    Co-Creation–an Evolutionary Impulse

    by  • April 1, 2012 • 1 Comment

    Venkat Ramaswamy and Francis Gouillart wrote The Power of Co-creation: Build It With Them to Boost Growth, Productivity, and Profits published by Simon & Schuster, Free Press, in October 2010. “Co-creation is about engaging people to create more value together. It involves redesigning interactions through the experiences of individuals. Through co-creation, organizations can unleash...

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    The Person Causing Your Pain

    by  • April 1, 2012 • 12 Comments

    Iyanla Vanzant: The One Person (You’d Never Expect) Who’s Causing Your Pain As told to Leigh Newman OWN TV | March 23, 2012 The author and relationship expert reveals four ways you can begin to get past the hurt you feel. Something that we often forget is that we all play a role in...

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    Praise Is Fleeting, But Brickbats We Recall

    by  • March 24, 2012 • 9 Comments

    Professor David Cooperrider notes Appreciative Inquiry among other forms of positive learning and experience can counter tendencies such as those cited below. By ALINA TUGEND NY Times Published: March 23, 2012 MY sisters and I have often marveled that the stories we tell over and over about our childhood tend to focus on what...

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