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These rich on point writings around mindfulness, leadership and the shift toward a more connected and conscious business world are sure to inspire.
- CBS News Money Watch : 10 Myths of Coaching Robert Pagliarini
- CSR Wire Perceptions, Millennials and CSR: How to Engage the New Leaders of Tomorrow
- Forbes: The #1 Reason Leadership Fails Mike Myatt
- Forbes: 7 Reasons Employees Don’t Trust Their Leaders Glen Liopis
- Forbes: 9 Core Behaviors of People Who Positively Impact the World Kathy Caprino
- Forbes: How Successful People Stay Calm by Travis Bradberry
- The Guardian: Is mindfulness being corrupted by finance and business? Jo Confino talks with Thich Nhat Hanh
- HBR Article: Creating Shared Value Michael Porter
- HBR Article: What CEOs Really Want from Coaching by Gretchen Gavett
- Inc.: 8 Core Beliefs of Extraordinary Bosses Geoffrey James
- chicagobusiness.com: Is Being a Good Business Good for Business? By Steve Hendershot
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- Cone Communications – Social Impact Study, 2013 Key Learning: when companies support social and environmental issues, Millennials respond with increased trust (91 percent) and loyalty (89 percent) as well as a stronger likelihood to buy those companies’ products and services (89 percent).
- Gallup – The State of the American Workplace, 2013 Key Learning: 70% of American workers are disengaged costing companies $450 – $550 BILLION annually.
- Ken Blanchard – Making the Business Case for Leadership Development, 2011 Key Learning: Less-than-optimal leadership practices cost the typical organization an amount equal to 7% of their total annual sales.
- Net Impact What Workers Want Study Infographic, 2012 Key Learning: 58% are willing to make less money in exchange for working with a company with shared values.
- ICF Why Coaching Works Infographic, 2014 Key Learning: 96% of respondents would repeat the coaching experience.