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Check out this week’s content below. We hope you find it informative and inspirational.
In the news
Why Patagonia is backing residential solar project. “Even if you’re not environmentally minded, it’s still a great investment opportunity.”
Are you a fan of Shark Tank? Do you think they understand the value in Conscious Capitalism? Jeff Cherry, of Conscious Venture Labs, is not quite sure they do. Though a company that practices Conscious Capitalism did get funded, what he heard from some of the Sharks was disturbing. Jeff put it well when he said, “The old question, “Can you do good and do well at the same time?” is no longer valid. In the Blue Ocean of Conscious Capitalism, if you’re not doing good, you’re going to be much less likely to do well.“
Changing our behaviors can be one of the most difficult things to do, even if we know it will be beneficial. Hank Fieger, offers a simple and straightforward approach to guide change from the inside in his 78 page book, Behavior Change: A View from the Inside Out.
Did you know Conscious Capitalism has its own credo?
“We believe that business is good because it creates value, it is ethical because it is based on voluntary exchange, it is noble because it can elevate our existence and it is heroic because it lifts people out of poverty and creates prosperity. Free enterprise capitalism is the most powerful system for social cooperation and human progress ever conceived. It is one of the most compelling ideas we humans have ever had. But we can aspire to even more.”
To read the full credo click here!
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