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Redesigning Business for a Democratic Economy
July 17, 2019 - By: Marjorie Kelly
“Even as widespread faith in the workings of our economy is falling apart, unsung innovations are quietly arising. Entrepreneurs, business executives, investors, and community leaders are choosing to ‘get in front of this problem,’ showing how we can move beyond an economy that serves the few to one that serves the many.”
It Is Your Right To Be Heard: Why Women's Voices Get Silenced and How to Set Them Free
July 17, 2019 - By: Veronica Rueckert
“The voice is an amazing gift, both a privilege and a responsibility. Using it takes courage, especially if you’re a woman. We’re given only a finite amount of time to figure out what it’s for, to grow into ourselves enough that we can speak up when the time comes.”
The New Era of Innovation
June 12, 2019 - By: Chris Duffey
“What we can be certain of is because of new emerging technology like AI, the rate of change will only increase. And the need for human intelligence, creativity, and ingenuity will be even more valuable and in demand in the future. However, here in lies the paradox—that AI technology is not only fueling the pace of change but will also make us more intelligent.”
The Resurrection of the American Dream
May 15, 2019 - By: Craig Hall, with Linden Gross
“The statistics and research are clear—over the course of the last several decades, the number of new startups in the U.S. has been on a steady decline … 75 percent of venture capital in the U.S. goes to only three areas—Silicon Valley, New York, and Boston. This has left much of the United States a wasteland in terms of entrepreneurial activity. And the punches keep on coming.”
Why Women Are Especially Well-Suited for Professional Partnerships
March 22, 2019 - By: Claire Mazur & Erica Cerulo
“Slow and steady progress toward dismantling male dominance at the office has carved out space for women to collaborate instead of compete professionally … As more and more women have taken the opportunity to form meaningful partnerships with one another, they’ve started to reveal the power that those pairings can have and to shift perception of what it looks like when women work together.”
Enough of MORE: Better is Better
Feb. 20, 2019 - By: Henry Mintzberg
“Enough of MORE—all this excessive production and consumption, with its destructive waste and warming. MORE is ravaging our enterprises, our societies, our planet, and ourselves. We can do better.”
Erasing Institutional Bias: Structural Change, Starting with You
Nov. 14, 2018 - By: Tiffany Jana & Ashley Diaz Mejias
“In our work with organizations, we have found that erasing institutional bias is a difficult task. When bias is operating at a systems level, it can seem impossible to change. But with humility, patience, and some tools, change is possible.”
The Forgotten Diversity Group: Ambitious Women Who Want to Lean “In-Between”
Oct. 10, 2018 - By: Kathryn Sollmann
“Diversity and inclusion is a hot topic on corporate agendas these days, but despite the best efforts of employers, a large group of women are feeling left out. When it comes to leadership training, employers are still pressuring women to conform to one profile of an ambitious and successful woman.”
Prepare for Your Lucky Break
Sept. 19, 2018 - By: Randy Komisar
“When I started, I felt that my hard work and a modicum of intelligence would propel me to certain success. Simply put one foot in front of the other. But living in the Silicon Valley casino has changed my view.”
Business Must Make Life Better
Sept. 19, 2018 - By: Richard Hardyment
“We desperately need a more human form of capitalism that places people at its heart—whether that’s farmers supplying raw materials, factory workers creating goods, or shoppers buying and consuming products and services. We need business to embrace a wellbeing purpose with an audacious ambition: to make life feel better.”



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