This talk by Frederic Laloux below is fascinating, especially the piece on a Dutch nursing organisation who have 8000 nurses and have cut out the whole middle management structure to allow them to self manage. The talk itself is just 20-25 mins (the rest of the hour is discussion so don’t be put off by the fact it says its 59 mins long.)
Mac Macartney of Embercombe speaks passionately here about the Children’s Fire, wondering how we can ever consider making major business decisions without considering the Children’s Fire and the impact our decisions have on our children’s future.
The late Ray Anderson set about turning Interface from a oil burning carbon heavy carpet business into an organisation that was carbon neutral, growing sales by two thirds and doubling profits at the same time.
REBECCA HAMILTON – The B-CORPORATIONS
Rebecca Hamilton looks to biology for inspiration for a new way of being as a company and how that impacts the philosophy of the B Corporations. To get a real sense of what B-Corps are all about and be inspired, please watch this:
In her time as CEO of numerous organisations Oonagh Harpur discovered two principles that she found differentiated superior performance – Love and Integrity. Watch and listen to her speak about this here at TEDx, Queenstown.
A 2013 global Gallup poll showed that 87% of people worldwide are emotionally disconnected from their work. Click here for more about this poll.
FROM THE STOCKHOLDER TO THE STAKEHOLDER
Clark, Feiner and Viehs’ 2014 report, From the Stockholder to the Stakeholder on how Sustainability can drive Financial Outperformance
The Global LAMP Index measures the performance of companies that are classified as corporate pioneers in living asset stewardship (LAS) – using our language, heartful companies!
To mark the launch of a new leadership hub, a manifesto for executives to embrace new ways of leading their corporations at a time of unprecedented challenges, read about Jo’s 29 Qualities for Business Leaders to Create a Sustainable Society
Sanja’s discussion on the ’10 Skills Successful Leaders Need in the New Business Paradigm of Conscious Capitalism’ in Trends on the Future of Leadership
NIK GOWING AND CHRIS LANGDON
Drawing on sixty off-the-record conversations with CEOs and senior government leaders, Nik Gowing and Chris Langdon suggest we need to start Thinking the Unthinkable: A New Imperative for Leadership in the Digital Age