Posts Tagged ‘business’

Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
TEDWomen Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions -- and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.

Introducing COMMON

Monday, January 31st, 2011
[caption id="attachment_4149" align="alignnone" width="520" caption="COMMON mission statement"][/caption] It's the time of collaboration. Not competition. Alex Bogusky, Rob Schuham and John Bielenberg present COMMON.
  • Benefiting people, communities, society, the environment and future generations is the new advantage in business. Our new capitalist brand is about transitioning from competitive advantage to collaborative advantage. COMMON is a brand that is community designed, community owned, and community directed. It is a single open source brand — a living network — for rapidly prototyping many progressive businesses that unleash creativity to solve social problems.

BIG OMAHA 2010

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010
[caption id="attachment_2207" align="alignnone" width="540" caption="Big Omaha 2010"][/caption] Big Omaha is Silicon Prairie News’ (SPN) premier event, held each May in Omaha, Nebraska. This year's speakers include Tony Hsieh of Zappos.com, Dennis Crowley of foursquare and Scott Harrison from Charity: Water. There's a new generation of innovators and entrepreneurs who are passionately making their mark on our community and Big Omaha is for them. This event brings together the region's best and brightest to motivate, challenge, excite and connect with one another, and in turn raise the bar on the level of work we're producing. Should be a good time. And props, of course, to the guys at Oxide Design for the nice, nice design. [caption id="attachment_2208" align="alignnone" width="540" caption="From Big Omaha 2009"][/caption]

B Corporation

Monday, April 19th, 2010
[caption id="attachment_1960" align="alignnone" width="540" caption="Certified B Corporation"][/caption] B Corporations are a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Part of the responsibility revolution.   [caption id="attachment_1961" align="alignnone" width="540" caption="Some notable B Corps"][/caption]

design mind | business. technology. design.

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
[caption id="attachment_1720" align="alignnone" width="540" caption="Work – Life: The boundaries between work and life are more blurred than they’ve ever been."][/caption] design mind is a media platform that includes a print magazine, a website, videos, and events. Written by frog designers, technologists, and strategists, design mind articles provide the design and innovation community with perspectives on industry trends, emerging technologies, and global consumer culture. design mind also features interviews with high-profile thought leaders, along with contributions from external writers, designers, and photographers. Some articles you can read there: Re-Imagining the Postal Service The Next Generation of Microfinance Teach Design: The Importance of Failure The New Social Currency Touchfrastructure Meets the HypePad