Elevating Humanity Through Business – We First

By Simon Mainwaring | January 27, 2017

I believe the future is a story; we rise every day. Business is a force for change and it aligned with the Conscious Capitalism principles.

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Welcome to the New Nevada

By EDAWN | January 26, 2017

Northern Nevada, specifically Reno, is quickly becoming the place companies are looking to as a strategic location to increase their bottom line by taking advantage of a business-friendly environment for some of the their most crucial business functions.

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Rethink Reno

By EDAWN | January 25, 2017

Reno this is a place where you don’t have to forfeit your quality of life for incredible job opportunities.

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How great leaders inspire action

By Simon Sinek | October 21, 2016

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership — starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers. He shares insights on how leaders can inspire cooperation, trust and change.

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Two reasons companies fail — and how to avoid them

By Knut Haanaes | May 31, 2016

Is it possible to run a company and reinvent it at the same time? For business strategist Knut Haanaes, the ability to innovate after becoming successful is the mark of a great organization. He shares insights on how to strike a balance between perfecting what we already know and exploring totally new ideas — and lays out how to avoid two major strategy traps.

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The single biggest reason why startups succeed

By Bill Gross | May 31, 2016

Bill Gross has founded a lot of startups, and incubated many others — and he got curious about why some succeeded and others failed. So he gathered data from hundreds of companies, his own and other people’s, and ranked each company on five key factors. He found one factor that stands out from the others — and surprised even him.

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The surprising habits of original thinkers

By Adam Grant | May 31, 2016

How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies “originals”: thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. “The greatest originals are the ones who fail the most, because they’re the ones who try the most,” Grant says. “You need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones.”

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How to make a profit while making a difference

By Audrey Choi | May 31, 2016

Can global capital markets become catalysts for social change? According to investment expert Audrey Choi, individuals own almost half of all global capital, giving them (us!) the power to make a difference by investing in companies that champion social values and sustainability. “We have more opportunity today than ever before to make choices,” she says. “So change your perspective. Invest in the change you want to see in the world.”

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How to run a company with (almost) no rules

By Ricardo Semler | May 31, 2016

What if your job didn’t control your life? Brazilian CEO Ricardo Semler practices a radical form of corporate democracy, rethinking everything from board meetings to how workers report their vacation days (they don’t have to). It’s a vision that rewards the wisdom of workers, promotes work-life balance — and leads to some deep insight on what work, and life, is really all about. Bonus question: What if schools were like this too?

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