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Sustainable Leadership In All of Us

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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What is a leader?  What are the qualities of great sustainable leadership?  And, does that leadership only rest in top positions in organizations or is present in each of us?   
 
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Application Deadline Sept. 16th for The Natural Step's Sustainability Champions Program for Emerging Leaders (Ottawa, ON)

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Start: Sept 24 2011 - 9:00 am

End: Sept 25 2011 - 5:00 pm

Are you:

  • Between the ages of 18 and 25?

  • Passionate about the fate of our planet and its people?

  • Ready to do more to champion sustainability in your community?

Sustainable Leadership- Seeing Green Stardom in Others

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Today’s business organizations are presented with the unique opportunity to increase profitability through greater eco awareness and the pursuit of a more sustainable business. To gain and maintain a competitive advantage over the competition, sustainable business leaders are looking for ways to advance the CSR vision by aligning sustainable business strategies through shared values with employees. 
 

Sustainable Business: Quality of Your Front-Line Management

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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In business, every position has a purpose and every role requires a unique set of skills in order to fulfill a specific purpose.  When it comes to the executives and front-line management which will enable a sustainable business future, what are the skills and leadership criteria your business will require to meet its purpose?
 

What Makes a Sustainability Leader?

A blog by Celesa Horvath of Making Sense of Responsibility
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

Forbes "Conscious Capitalism" blog cites Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey to explain why volunteerism is good for business

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The "Conscious Capitalism" blog on Forbes.com quotes Deloitte's Evan Hochberg and cites the 2011 Volunteer IMPACT Survey in a post that notes business leaders derive significant value from corporate volunteer programs, including talent and leadership development.  Read the

Sustainability Quotes: Nourishing our Thoughts, Shaping our World

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Napoleon Hill got it right! "First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination. We've all heard it before, "If you always do what you've always done, then you'll always get what you always got." In other words, you can't solve the problem with the same thinking that created it. Such is the case with climate change, carbon, water, and other pressing world concerns.  So, if our traditional thinking and approaches aren't cutting it, then what will?

Sustainable Companies Redefining the Term ‘Business Flexibility’

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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‘Flexibility’ has often been a term used in the business world to define progressive organizational cultures seeking to align employee needs with business interests.  Examples might include flexible work hours, remote work stations, or telecommuting.  However, growing market complexities and business sustainability needs have redefined the term ‘business flexibility’.
 

A Yogi’s Lessons on Greed

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Bhakti Yoga world-renowned spiritual leader, Radhanath Swami teaches American and western capitalists at Milken Insitute, Stanford, Harvard, Princeton how to overcome greed and find peace in service and love.

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Bhakti Yoga world-renowned spiritual leader, Radhanath Swami teaches American and western capitalists at Milken Insitute, Stanford, Harvard, Princeton how to overcome greed and find peace in service and love.

Green Advocates Know How to Create Receptivity to Sustainability: Do You?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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As anyone knows who has ever tried to start a car with a less than fully charged battery, the energy required to make that initial engine crank is more than the energy required to keep the engine running.  Similar to business sustainability change, the effort required to get change initiated is often the greatest obstacle. 
 
So how do you get business sustainability cranked up and running within an organization?  

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