Descent and Renewal: Joan Borysenko, a distinguished pioneer in integrative medicine, and Tami Simon of Sounds True discuss the importance of resiliency in individuals and in corporations.
The Happy Secret to Better Work - In this fast-moving and entertaining talk from TEDxBloomington, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.
Money and Life interview
In Katie Teague's documentary, Br. David says that trust and lack of faith are at the core of the economic crisis.
Unleashing the Spirit of Leadership - These messages by
Maria DeCarvalho, M.Div., help leaders draw on the power of their deepest values, build essential relationships, and produce the critical outcomes for which they are striving.
The Strengths Foundation - Through an array of online tools, the Strengths Foundation aims to
pass along knowledge that people, teams, and organisations can use to build on their strengths and achieve ongoing success.
Everyday compassion at Google - After an eight-year stint in Engineering at Google, Chade-Meng Tan now serves with GoogleEDU as the Head of Personal Growth. Here he talks about how compassion can be “fun” and “profitable.”
Führung aus der Stille -- Br. David Steindl-Rast speaks about Leadership from the Silence (in German; available until September 16, 2011).
The Mesh - In this TED lecture, Lisa Gansky,
author of "The Mesh," talks about a future of business that's about sharing stuff, either via smart and tech-enabled rental or, more boldly, peer-to-peer. Examples across industries -- from music to cars -- show how close we are to this meshy future.
Conscious Capitalism -
Conscious Capitalism is a philosophy based on the belief that a more complex form of capitalism is emerging that holds the potential for enhancing corporate performance while simultaneously advancing the quality of life for billions of people.
Peace through Commerce -
Through multi-sector collaboration, this program catalyzes practical action to advance understanding, investment and systemic change
towards commerce, trade, and economic development that builds sustainable peace.
Gratefulness in a Corporate Environment - "Imagine what it would be like if every one in our company discovered gratefulness, discovered joy in living, was grateful for one another; was grateful for even difficulties," suggests Br. David Steindl-Rast in this interview with Luman Legal.
World Business Academy -
This non-profit business think tank and network of leaders helps inspire business to assume responsibility for the whole of society.
Business Alliance for Local Living Economies
- Read how this burgeoning organization supports local business networks that are working toward sustaining healthy community life and natural life as well as long-term economic viability.
Current Opportunities - "How can you use this financial crisis/opportunity as an impetus to live the most meaningful life of any generation?" asks Lynne Twist in this thought-provoking piece. Also see this related video, "The Opportunity within the Economic Crisis."
- Paul Hawken speaks at Bioneers 2006 about a diverse, global, non-ideological movement growing from different economic sectors with a capacity to respond to the world’s needs (video; 5:55 min.).
Green Business Network - Learn about
harnessing economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.
New Voice of Business - Get informed and engaged as part of an influential network of business people – a unified, new voice of business to advocate for a sustainable economy and encourage triple bottom-line business practices.
Redefining Progress - This
leading public policy think tank is dedicated to smart economics.