Firms of Endearment
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We’re entering an Age of Transcendence as people increasingly search for higher meaning in their lives, not just more possessions. This is transforming the marketplace, the workplace, the very soul of capitalism.

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Conscious Capitalism
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Conscious Capitalism is an emerging form of capitalism that holds the potential for enhancing corporate performance while simultaneously advancing the quality of life for billions of people. 

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Productivity Killers Series
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Human “viruses” that undermine productivity threaten organizations in powerful ways. In this series, Fred Kofman takes a look at how they reach the core of business and how we can combat them.

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Shared Leadership: Managing Complexity
Article

Just as in the theory of systems the whole is more than the addition of its parts, in management, the team is more than the addition of its members. That which makes a team differ from a group of working people is synergy.

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Dr. Shauna Shapiro - Mindfulness, what we practice grows stronger. Wit
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Chess Edwards’ conversation with Dr. Shauna Shapiro, PhD helps us to understand mindfulness, not as a discipline or a striving endeavor for self improvement, but mindfulness as a way of being in the world. A way of being that allows us to be a gentle and compassionate witness to whatever is true in each moment of our lives.

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Lisa Lahey - Can you identify an adaptive challenge?
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Lisa Lahey, one of Axialent's Advisory Board members, state that In order to solve an adaptive challenge you need to look inside, to change your mindset. If an organization confuses it with a technical challenge it will fail.

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Nithya Shanti - Being present
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Nithya Shanti, an international spiritual teacher and one of Axialent's Advisory Board members, encourages us to start thinking differently to be more present. 

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Raj Sisodia - Time management vs. energy management
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Raj Sisodia, a leading figure in the Conscious Capitalism movement and one of Axialent’s Advisory Board members, talks about managing energy rather than time. 

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How can we impact the world through the culture we build in our organi
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Axialent Advisory Board members share their vision about culture in organizations and how through building a culture of love and compassion, where people feel safe, we can transform the world. 

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Shauna Shapiro - Mindfulness
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Shauna Shapiro, one of Axialent's Advisory Board member and a professor at Santa Clara University, also a clinical psychologist and an internationally recognized expert in mindfulness, explains what it is about.  

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Shauna Shapiro - Self compassion requires discipline
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Shauna Shapiro is one of Axialent's Advisory Board member and a professor at Santa Clara University, she is also a clinical psychologist and an internationally recognized expert in mindfulness. 

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Nithya Shanti - Living in the present moment
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Nithya Shanti, international spiritual teacher and one of Axialent's Advisory Board members, led a workshop with more than 20 CEO's. 

He helped leaders connect with who they are and how they want to live in the future. They reflected on how to live more compassionately and more connected to the customers from a human perspective.

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Conscious Leadership
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Axialent Advisory Board Members give advice regarding conscious leadership and the generation of capabilites that are necessary for leaders today to succeed and grow sustainable businesses.

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Bill Withers - Balancing stakeholder integration
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Bill Withers, one of Axialent's Advisory Board members, talks about the importance of balancing stakeholder integration in an organization. 

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Lisa Lahey - Immunity to change
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Which are the limiting beliefs you hold that keep you in the status quo? Once you become #conscious of what's keeping you in the status quo, you are in a position to begin to do the work of examining them.

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Nithya Shanti - Powerful questions to ask yourself
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Being honest about who we really are and sharing your gifts is the best way to serve the world, says Nithya Shanti. 

As an Advisory Board member at Axialent, Nithya calls us to reflect on how we can best contribute to the world. Are you doing work that is inherently an expression of who you are? That is a powerful question to ask yourself.

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Raj Sisodia - Stakeholders Mindset
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Raj Sisodia, one of Axialent’s Advisory Board members talk about how leaders are being questioned about the purpose of their organizations. Purpose is beyond profit alone, it’s not only about the investors anymore, therefore you need a stakeholder mindset. 

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Bill Withers - What is succession of culture?
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What is succession of culture? Bill Withers, one of Axialent's Advisory Board members, shares his experience on handing over his leader role to a new generation that should ideally grow a congruent value system. When should you start thinking about that?

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Lisa Lahey - How is technology altering the way businesses are being c
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Lisa Lahey, a Harvard University Lecturer in Education and one of Axialent's Adivsory Board memebers, talks about the challenges leaders face today regarding big shifts in the business world. Technology is alterning the way business is being conducted and this shift is requiring people to do things differently and change their mindsets.

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Nithya Shanti - Advice for leaders
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Nithya Shanti, an international spiritual teacher and one of Axialent's Advisory Board members, advices leaders to value a space in their organizations to really listen to what is going on. 

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Raj Sisodia - How can leaders impact positively their organizations an
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Raj Sisodia, one of Axialent’s Advisory Board members reflects on how leaders can positively impact organizations and people through, for example, self-awareness. 

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Jorge Valdano - His values
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Jorge Valdano, one of Axialent's Advisory Board members, reflects about where values are born, while sharing his personal experience. 

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Viktor Frankl: Why to believe in others
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In this rare clip from 1972, legendary psychiatrist and Holocaust-survivor Viktor Frankl delivers a powerful message about the human search for meaning -- and the most important gift we can give others.

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Atlas Shrugged
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A modern philosophical novel classic, Atlas Shrugged is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world - and did. Was he a destroyer or the greatest of liberators? Why did he have to fight his battle, not against his enemies, but against those who needed him most, and his hardest battle against the woman he loved? 

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A Conscious Case for Diversity and Inclusion: Connecting Innovation, Passion and Culture with Diversity and Inclusion
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Diversity is a commitment to recognizing and appreciating the variety of characteristics (visible characteristics such as gender, race and age, and invisible characteristics like values, culture, education, religion, and personal experience) that make individuals unique in an atmosphere where individual and collective achievement are celebrated. 

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Insights at the Edge with Tami Simon
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This is a series of interviews with leading spiritual teachers and writers, such as Ken Wilber, Reginald A. Ray, Arjuna Ardagh and Fred Kofman about their latest challenges—the "leading edge" of their work. 

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TED Talk: the power of vulnerability
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Brené Brown studies human connection, or our ability to empathize, belong, and love. In a poignant, funny TED Talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.

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Conscious Business: How to Build Value through Values
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"I love molecules," explains Marcus. "You apply a certain amount of heat and a certain amount of pressure, and you know exactly what’s going to happen. At the start of my career I did great working with molecules, but now I work with people. People are unpredictable. You apply a certain amount of heat and a certain amount of pressure, and you never know what’s going to happen."

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Emerging Women Live
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Pamela Mattsson  will be taking the stage at Emerging Women Live 2015 along with many other brilliant women who are igniting change in the world through feminine leadership. Join her and the Emerging Women’s community on October 8 - 11 in San Francisco for integrative practices, workshops, authentic networking, outstanding keynotes and panel discussions. It’s an event that nobody wants to miss.

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Presence: An Exploration of Profound Change in People, Organizations, and Society
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Presence provides an intimate look at the development of a new theory about change and learning. Built around a series of wide-ranging conversations held over a year and a half, the authors explore how profound collective change occurs.

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Conscious Business: How to Build Value Through Values
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Consciousness is the main source of organizational greatness, argues author Fred Kofman,one of the founders of Axialent. "Many believe that it is necessary to sell out in order to succeed in business, or drop out in order to pursue a spiritual life. This is a false polarity..."

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How to Build Value through Values
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In Fred Kofman's keynote at the University of Francisco Marroquin (Guatemala), he discusses themes including employee commitment and buy-in, organizational culture, and communication challenges.

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