For The Evolution Of Business

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Synopsis

Capitalism has created massive gains in prosperity and yet also led to such inequality that a majority of millennials dont believe its the best way to organize our economy. Yet some companies embrace a more "conscious" capitalism, with a purpose beyond profit and a balancing of the needs of all stakeholders rather than prioritizing stockholders...and they end up more successful in the long run! Join the EVOLution of Business podcast to learn from business leaders at the forefront of Conscious Capitalism, creating more inclusive prosperity for society while also leading to more success for their companies as well.Our current version of capitalism is broken. Its time For The EVOLution of Business.Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or Google Podcasts!Or subscribe by email here:http://eepurl.com/dfZ945

Episodes

  • Is the Workplace the Perfect Place to Talk About Race? with Gina Greenlee and Margaret Greenberg

    27/05/2021 Duration: 01h09min

    [2:20] The phone conversation that turned into their new book, The Business of Race[5:30] Gina and Margaret's reconnection after the murder of George Floyd[10:00] Applying a growth mindset to conversations about raceGina: "Avoiding the conversation and doing nothing is the wrong thing to do."Dolly Chugh's TED Talk - How to Let Go of Being a "Good" Person and Become a Better Personhttps://www.ted.com/talks/dolly_chugh_how_to_let_go_of_being_a_good_person_and_become_a_better_person?language=en[20:00] Navigating racial conversations in their friendshipGina: "Rather than conflict resolution, I like to think about conflict transformation. Conflict is a tool for transformation. That's how people grow. That's how you know what's really going on in your relationships. If you aren't willing to take that risk then you'll never know."[28:00] How discussions of race in society and the workplace have evolved - from compliance and avoiding lawsuits to belonging and equityGina: "Regardless of how we racially identify, we're

  • Making REAL Progress on Diversity and Inclusion - Two Case Studies

    08/04/2021 Duration: 01h41s

    Recorded April 8th, 2021 by the Rochester, NY chapter of the global Conscious Capitalism movement working to "elevate humanity through business."Conscious Capitalism is based on four key tenets:-Higher Purpose (beyond profit)-Stakeholder Orientation (balancing the needs of employees, customers, suppliers, investors, society and the environment, rather than prioritizing stockholders)-Conscious Leadership (servant leaders that focus on we rather than me, keeping the organization focused on living its purpose)-Conscious Culture (fosters love and care and focuses on the holistic wellbeing of employees)Our mission is to be students and teachers practicing Conscious Capitalism with the belief that these principles empower and advance human flourishing.Thanks to our Visionary Partners: The XLR8 Team, Inc., CleanCraft LLC, The Bonadio GroupLearn more about our Rochester, NY Chapter: https://consciouscapitalismroc.org/Learn more about the global Conscious Capitalism movement: https://consciouscapitalism.org/

  • The Future of Conscious Capitalism with Alexander McCobin and Curtis Hite

    25/02/2021 Duration: 01h14min

    Recorded February 24th, 2021 by the Rochester, NY chapter of the global Conscious Capitalism movement working to "elevate humanity through business."Conscious Capitalism is based on four key tenets:-Higher Purpose (beyond profit)-Stakeholder Orientation (balancing the needs of employees, customers, suppliers, investors, society and the environment, rather than prioritizing stockholders)-Conscious Leadership (servant leaders that focus on we rather than me, keeping the organization focused on living its purpose)-Conscious Culture (fosters love and care and focuses on the holistic wellbeing of employees)Our mission is to be students and teachers practicing Conscious Capitalism with the belief that these principles empower and advance human flourishing.Thanks to our Visionary Partners: The XLR8 Team, Inc., CleanCraft LLC, The Bonadio GroupLearn more about our Rochester, NY Chapter: https://consciouscapitalismroc.org/Learn more about the global Conscious Capitalism movement: https://consciouscapitalism.org/Learn

  • The Intersection of Sustainability and Social Justice

    28/10/2020 Duration: 01h19min

    Recorded October 27th by the Rochester, NY chapter of the global Conscious Capitalism movement working to "elevate humanity through business."Conscious Capitalism is based on four key tenets:-Higher Purpose (beyond profit)-Stakeholder Orientation (balancing the needs of employees, customers, suppliers, investors, society and the environment, rather than prioritizing stockholders)-Conscious Leadership (servant leaders that focus on we rather than me, keeping the organization focused on living its purpose)-Conscious Culture (fosters love and care and focuses on the holistic wellbeing of employees)Our mission is to be students and teachers practicing Conscious Capitalism with the belief that these principles empower and advance human flourishing.Thanks to our Visionary Partners: The XLR8 Team, Inc., CleanCraft LLC, The Bonadio GroupLearn more about our Rochester, NY Chapter: https://consciouscapitalismroc.org/Learn more about the global Conscious Capitalism movement: https://consciouscapitalism.org/

  • Radical Inclusion Through Open Hiring

    10/09/2020 Duration: 49min

    [3:40] Founding of Greyston by a then-Buddhist Monk Bernie Glassman[7:50] The business case for Open Hiring[11:15] Piloting Open Hiring in Rochester, NY[14:30] How to get started with Open Hiring at your businessView Open Hiring 101 Webinar here: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/uMIkI--uq2o3HNWRsgSDUaB9W42_J6yshCUeqfEOzBrgUXkFMwaiZbNGZeQovDN7MDyf3rEIpwA4qlMK?continueMode=true&_x_zm_rtaid=yxVvUoIWRC-8jUvM3MtFag.1595019369785.ac5752f410a180da626b89cee54f904e&_x_zm_rhtaid=319[19:00] Open Hiring at the Body Shop - 60% reduction of turnover, productivity up 13%, reduced time to hire from 3-4 weeks to 7 days - hired 150 so far and looking to expand[21:45] How Open Hiring can actually INCREASE retention[28:30] How Open Hiring can inject purpose into an organization and positively impact the culture [31:45] Sharing stories of impact with consumers[36:00] Radical inclusion through balancing accountability with support[38:30] Sara's path from Harvard Business School to Greyston[43:00] Mubarak's experience bridg

  • Capitalism For The Common Good with Adrian Hale

    03/09/2020 Duration: 01h03min

    [3:00] Growing up in Rochester, then joining the Marines[6:30] Mentoring from Bob Duffy and coming back to Rochester[9:15] Applying his degree in urban education to Rochester's challenges[12:00] Taking a holistic approach to business - "differentiate free market, equal opportunity capitalism where there is healthy competition, from what we have now...corporate cannibalism"[15:00] "We need to be honest about tax avoidance...this idea that there is not an inherent obligation to the public good...by starving government, business is attempting to introduce themselves as saviors, which I'm hesitant to do. Doing good should not be an act of charity. Doing good should be part of our fundamental obligation to one another as people...there needs to be inherent in the business model, with this aspiration for profitability, how do we at the same time not create these negative externalities BEFORE you start thinking about how to do good."[20:00] "If you continue to subject people to a system that they know they have no r

  • Building Culture Virtually

    27/08/2020 Duration: 01h12min

    Recorded August 27th by the Rochester, NY chapter of the global Conscious Capitalism movement working to "elevate humanity through business."Conscious Capitalism is based on four key tenets:-Higher Purpose (beyond profit)-Stakeholder Orientation (balancing the needs of employees, customers, suppliers, investors, society and the environment, rather than prioritizing stockholders)-Conscious Leadership (servant leaders that focus on we rather than me, keeping the organization focused on living its purpose)-Conscious Culture (fosters love and care and focuses on the holistic wellbeing of employees)Our mission is to be students and teachers practicing Conscious Capitalism with the belief that these principles empower and advance human flourishing.Thanks to our Visionary Partners: The XLR8 Team, Inc., CleanCraft LLC, The Bonadio GroupLearn more about our Rochester, NY Chapter: https://consciouscapitalismroc.org/Learn more about the global Conscious Capitalism movement: https://consciouscapitalism.org/

  • Regional Collaboration for Equitable Growth with Joe Stefko of ROC2025

    24/08/2020 Duration: 53min

    [2:00]  Building an interest in political science[3:55] Establishment of ROC2025 from the Boston Consulting Group's report on regional economic growth - for coordination and resource cultivation[7:30] Four main goals of ROC2025:1 - Adding 30,000 Net New Jobs2 - Increasing Regional Wealth by 20%3 - Elevating 20,000 out of Poverty4 - Increasing Regional GDP by 10%[10:15] The intersection of economic growth and equity"Economically inclusive communities experience higher rates of job growth and higher rates of income growth. Equity isn't tangential to our mission. It really is central...it's an opportunity to contribute to a changed future for our community." says Dr. Joe Stefko, President & CEO of ROC2025.[12:00] "Just" Growth and taking a regional focus - Study and book:http://justgrowth.org/[13:00] Other cities we can learn from and benchmarking against our peer metros[19:30] The impacts of COVID and Black Lives Matter on the 2025 goals[23:30] Early progress from initial investments of ROC2025Strategic Pil

  • Harnessing Natural Intelligence for Innovation, Resilience and Sustainability

    17/08/2020 Duration: 48min

    [3:00] The false separateness we've created between ourselves and nature: "If we can go back to the essence of how life works to align how we design our economy, our companies and our innovation strategies with how nature works, we'd all be much better off."[5:00] Bringing natural intelligence and indigenous wisdom into our design: "We behave like we're isolated from nature, they behave like they're a part of nature."[6:00] Giving a voice to nature in decision making: "Their decision making is built on interdependency, while ours is built on human superiority and we don't take into account all of the relations that are actually vital for our lives.""As a citizen of the so-called 'developed' world, I wonder if we have developed the wrong things."[8:30] Changing our relationship with nature starts with the language we use. Indigenous cultures see nature as a relation and don't use the "it" pronoun, just as we wouldn't call a pet "it."[10:30] Nature filmmakers sometimes glorify the spectacle of a hunt, but it's

  • Opportunities and Support for Post-Traumatic Growth at Pathstone

    10/08/2020 Duration: 56min

    [1:30] Pathstone's various workforce development programs[5:00] The hopes, dreams and fears of people returning from incarceration[8:30] "Ban the box" and employment discrimination[12:30] The path through the Young Adult Re-Entry program[15:20] Taking an individualized approach[18:00] Working with other partners in the training ecosystem[20:30] The inner work: changing mindsets for success[26:00] Grequan's path to PathstoneLearn more here:https://www.linkedin.com/in/grequancarter/...and buy his book!https://store.bookbaby.com/bookshop/book/index.aspx?bookURL=Journey-of-a-Maturation-Rollercoaster[30:45] Toni's path to Pathstone"Turn your pain into power, and then you pour that into the young people on a daily basis."Learn more about Post-Traumatic Growth here:https://www.apa.org/monitor/2016/11/growth-trauma[35:00] Joshua's path to PathstoneLearn more here:https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-murphy-79160a90/Check out past episodes with Rich Ryan:https://fortheevolutionofbusiness.simplecast.com/episodes/sdt...an

  • Children Are Stakeholders Too! with Laura Hall

    04/08/2020 Duration: 42min

    [2:30] Children are stakeholders too!"Children are going to lead the next stage of our evolution."[6:00] Laura's upbringing and how it influenced her life and career"We have a moral as well as a business obligation to build strong children."[10:00] Having conversations on equity and inclusion with children[15:00] Bringing discussions of fairness from kindergarten into the business world[20:00] Encouraging children's natural creativity and inquisitiveness - "While you're working from home, they're going to be on your advisory board whether you like it or not."[25:00] "We used to tell the customer what to buy. Now, the consumer tells us what they want to buy. It has never been more important for us to listen to these young people."[27:30] Embracing the journey of Conscious Capitalism - "It's about progress, not perfection."[30:00] During this pandemic, "it is MORE important for us to be conscious and act as a community, to share, and to build it together." [31:30] Sustainability in the fashion industry - "It ha

  • Healing Organizations - "The Healing Force of Business" Virtual Summit

    30/07/2020 Duration: 01h24min

    Rochester, NY chapter of the global Conscious Capitalism movement working to elevate humanity through business. Conscious Capitalism is based on four key tenets:-Higher Purpose (beyond profit)-Stakeholder Orientation (balancing the needs of employees, customers, suppliers, investors, society and the environment, rather than prioritizing stockholders)-Conscious Leadership (servant leaders that focus on we rather than me, keeping the organization focused on living its purpose)-Conscious Culture (fosters love and care and focuses on the holistic wellbeing of employees)Our mission is to be students and teachers practicing Conscious Capitalism with the belief that these principles empower and advance human flourishing.Thanks to our Visionary Partners: The XLR8 Team, Inc., CleanCraft LLC, The Bonadio GroupLearn more about our Rochester, NY Chapter: https://consciouscapitalismroc.org/Learn more about the global Conscious Capitalism movement: https://consciouscapitalismroc.org/

  • Building An Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: "The Healing Force of Business" Virtual Summit

    23/07/2020 Duration: 01h18min

    Rochester, NY chapter of the global Conscious Capitalism movement working to elevate humanity through business. Conscious Capitalism is based on four key tenets:-Higher Purpose (beyond profit)-Stakeholder Orientation (balancing the needs of employees, customers, suppliers, investors, society and the environment, rather than prioritizing stockholders)-Conscious Leadership (servant leaders that focus on we rather than me, keeping the organization focused on living its purpose)-Conscious Culture (fosters love and care and focuses on the holistic wellbeing of employees)Our mission is to be students and teachers practicing Conscious Capitalism with the belief that these principles empower and advance human flourishing.Thanks to our Visionary Partners: The XLR8 Team, Inc., CleanCraft LLC, The Bonadio GroupLearn more about our Rochester, NY Chapter: https://consciouscapitalismroc.org/Learn more about the global Conscious Capitalism movement: https://consciouscapitalismroc.org/

  • Racism Is A Public Health Crisis AND A Business Imperative: "The Healing Force Of Business" Virtual Summit

    16/07/2020 Duration: 01h29min

    Read and sign the declaration here:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSddsHA40lVULue5wlXDferezB8rdHKr1IXHxd1ADkvm9SldXg/viewformRochester, NY chapter of the global Conscious Capitalism movement working to elevate humanity through business. Conscious Capitalism is based on four key tenets:-Higher Purpose (beyond profit)-Stakeholder Orientation (balancing the needs of employees, customers, suppliers, investors, society and the environment, rather than prioritizing stockholders)-Conscious Leadership (servant leaders that focus on we rather than me, keeping the organization focused on living its purpose)-Conscious Culture (fosters love and care and focuses on the holistic wellbeing of employees)Our mission is to be students and teachers practicing Conscious Capitalism with the belief that these principles empower and advance human flourishing.Thanks to our Visionary Partners: The XLR8 Team, Inc., CleanCraft LLC, The Bonadio GroupLearn more about our Rochester, NY Chapter: https://consciouscapitalismroc.org/

  • The Healing Force of Business with Raj Sisodia

    09/07/2020 Duration: 01h22min

    What if there was a company whose CEO said, "Let's pay all our people as much as possible?" What if your company treated your spouse, your children, and even your pets, as stakeholders, and made it a priority to ensure that you can be present for them? And what if these businesses, who prioritize the welfare of all their stakeholders, who help heal their employees, customers and communities are more profitable and prosperous than their industry peers? These are "Healing Organizations" as profiled by Raj Sisodia (Founder and Co-Chair of Conscious Capitalism, Inc. and author of Firms of Endearment, Conscious Capitalism, Everybody Matters, Shakti Leadership and now The Healing Organization!) Recorded at "The Healing Force of Business" - Conscious Capitalism ROC's 2020 Virtual Summit

  • Healing The Upstate Economy: "The Healing Force Of Business" Virtual Summit

    02/07/2020 Duration: 01h15min

    Rochester, NY chapter of the global Conscious Capitalism movement working to elevate humanity through business. Conscious Capitalism is based on four key tenets:-Higher Purpose (beyond profit)-Stakeholder Orientation (balancing the needs of employees, customers, suppliers, investors, society and the environment, rather than prioritizing stockholders)-Conscious Leadership (servant leaders that focus on we rather than me, keeping the organization focused on living its purpose)-Conscious Culture (fosters love and care and focuses on the holistic wellbeing of employees)Our mission is to be students and teachers practicing Conscious Capitalism with the belief that these principles empower and advance human flourishing.Thanks to our Visionary Partners: The XLR8 Team, Inc., CleanCraft LLC, The Bonadio GroupLearn more about our Rochester, NY Chapter: https://consciouscapitalismroc.org/Learn more about the global Conscious Capitalism movement: https://consciouscapitalismroc.org/

  • Restoring Wholeness Through Nonviolent Communication with Kit Miller

    25/06/2020 Duration: 51min

    [2:00] Nonviolent communication as a "spiritual discipline and spiritual awareness process masquerading as a communication process...the underlying idea is that all human behavior is an attempt to get our human needs met...We generally don't get into conflict at the level of getting our needs met, but at the level of the strategies we use to meet those needs."[4:30] Building trust with nonviolent communication - "high trust leads to 'good fights'"[7:00] Nonviolent communication and compassion for ourselves as leaders[11:15] Kit's personal journey of nonviolent communication leading to her professional journey[16:30] Gandhi's personal evolution and the founding of the Gandhi Institute by Gandhi's grandson Arun[20:30] Kit's leadership of the Gandhi Institute and leaving the University of Rochester campus to integrate into and "be informed by the suffering" of the PLEX neighborhood[24:15] The intersection of sustainability and social justice - Permaculture as "a set of nonviolent design principles for designing

  • Conscious Action For Equity in the Workplace with Mohammed Ahamed

    18/06/2020 Duration: 57min

    [2:30] The emotional labor and taxation for people of color to "educate" on racial equity[4:00] Mo's path of turning a passion in diversity, equity and inclusion into a career"This work is not for me just about consciousness lifting. It's truly about connecting hearts and minds to really help people perform and become their optimal selves."[9:00]  Safe spaces and creating ground rules to move to brave spaceshttps://medium.com/@shenequagolding/maintaining-professionalism-in-the-age-of-black-death-is-a-lot-5eaec5e17585[15:00] Becoming an ally by through studying and understanding historical contextMo's ideas for 25 actionable steps for BOLD Leadership:https://www.ediesc.com/post/aticles-blog[20:00] Retention requires inclusion[24:00] Cultural humility and trying to become a white ally[28:00] Reflection, discovery and being guided through the pain to gain perspective[32:00] The importance of counter-narrativeshttps://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_ngozi_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story?language=en[35:00] Why d

  • Brand Advocacy and Authenticity with Radical Rashad Smith-Cooper

    11/06/2020 Duration: 50min

    [3:00] Empty words on Black Lives Matter social media postshttps://www.linkedin.com/posts/nathaliemolina_outcomesoveroptics-blacklivesmatter-activity-6673307659829178368-FQSD[5:00] Why the NFL's Black Lives Matter fell short[7:00] NASCAR's banning of the Confederate Flag"We should acknowledge, these companies and brands, but not applaud, because there's still so much work to do."[10:00] Citigroup's Black Lives Matter social media posts conflict with their donations to 53 members of Congress with F ratings from the NAACPhttps://popular.info/p/corporations-tweet-support-for-black[12:00] Taking an authentic stand "You can't dip your toe in the water...you should be up to your neck. You need to jump on board before it's too late.""Be strategic, critical and tactical when you're taking a stand, but understand that without guidance and support from people of color, you may very well miss the mark, which is one of the reasons why it's critical for employers to identify and go out of their way to figure out which bla

  • 5 Generations and 140 Years of "White Hot" Growth at Zweigle's with Julie Camardo

    05/03/2020 Duration: 48min

    [2:00] Founding of Zweigle's by Wilhelm and Josephine[3:15] Julie's experience growing up in the business[6:00] Getting experience in Maryland, then deciding to come back to join the family business[10:45] Taking a leadership role[13:30] The Zweigle's values representing each of the first 4 generations - Quality, Accountability, Integrity, Caring[16:30] Living and celebrating the core values[18:45] Celebrating 140 Years with a Zweigle's Hall of Fame[25:00] Getting engaged in community serviceSee previous episodes with Foodlink:https://fortheevolutionofbusiness.simplecast.com/episodes/foodlink...and Special Touch Bakery:https://fortheevolutionofbusiness.simplecast.com/episodes/celebrating-bakers-of-all-abilities-at[30:00] Product innovation[34:00] What is a white hot? How does it set Zweigle's (and Rochester) apart?https://zweigles.com/this-is-everything-you-need-to-know-about-white-hots/[37:00] Julie's evolution as a leader[40:45] Looking ahead to future growth at Zweigle's"Having the right people is just as

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