The world is full of leadership programs, but the best way to learn how to lead might be right under your nose. In this clear, candid talk, Roselinde Torres describes 25 years observing truly great leaders at work, and shares the three simple but crucial questions would-be company chiefs need to ask to thrive in…

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Simple changes can give big results Equity expert Sara Sanford offers a certified playbook that helps companies go beyond good intentions, using a data-driven standard to actively counter unconscious bias and foster gender equity — by changing how workplaces operate, not just how people think. This video is shared under a Creative Commons license (BY-NC-ND…

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Principled leaders articulate their values, make decisions guided by their values and consistently model their values.  Q: How can my business build a strong organizational culture of ethics? A: There are three key pillars to building and maintaining an ethical business culture: principled leadership, equitable systems and ethical citizenship. Principled leaders articulate their values, make decisions…

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Learn ways that a company can give back to the community Q: How do I add a philanthropic aspect to my business? A: Many business owners choose to pursue philanthropy in addition to their commercial goals. Businesses can advance their charitable interests in many ways. Some businesses give a portion of their profits to charitable…

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Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden elicited some playful teasing when, early in his presidential campaign, he rather quirkily took to quoting Immanuel Kant, the renowned German philosopher. In various venues, he’d paraphrase what Kant, in one formulation, called his “categorical imperative”—to treat people as ends in themselves, never as a means. On the talk…

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Over two decades ago, two of the largest corporate bankruptcies in U.S. history sprung up one after another—first Enron, then WorldCom—after the companies became mired in accounting and financial fraud.  In 2002, in response to these ethics breaches, President Bush passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which established many of the internal controls now common in U.S.…

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Learning to do more in-depth thinking and taking full advantage of hidden decision-making opportunities can reduce anxiety. Note: This is part two in a three-part series addressing how leaders at every level can become better equipped to navigate the new world of work. Read part one on bridging the digital–human divide. Thirty years ago, Richard…

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On this episode of Better Series, Rodd Wagner, Forbes Columnist, Author, and Researcher, shares the one must-have all companies need in order to cultivate a happy work culture. Wagner, with no apologies, helps us see that this one spark makes all the difference. Listen in for the details. BBB Better Series: Companies with a conscience…

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Communication skills are vital in the business world. From interacting with customers, employees, and other key stakeholders, business leaders abilities to effectively communicate speaks volumes to those invested in the company. To help share insight on the communication skills that every business leader needs, Richard McKeown, Founder & CEO of Richard McKeown Communications joined us…

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Misti Burmeister, award-winning author, speaker, and entrepreneur shares key areas that inspire leaders and employees to work together toward a common goal. Listen as Misti guides us through how to disrupt the status quo, facilitate difficult conversations, and instigate collaboration, innovation, and growth among our teams. BBB Better Series: Your team’s hidden talents Used by…

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