Carol Sanford interviews David Leventhal of Playa Viva Hotel on the south facing coast of Mexico. David is a recent Communing Honoree by the Regenerative Business Prize.
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Fabio Viero talks about his business, Manens-Tifs, with Carol Sanford on the Regenerative Business Podcast.
BJ Duft talks about his business, Herban Feast, with Carol Sanford on the Regenerative Business Podcast.
Richard Piacentini talks about his business, Phipps Conservatory, with Carol Sanford on the Regenerative Business Podcast.
Simon Constantine talks about his business, Lush Cosmetics, with Carol Sanford on the Regenerative Business Podcast.
In my forties, I got a bug to become a great gardener. My new husband, Dave, persuaded me to buy a tree farm on the top of a ridge, with a two-acre kitchen garden and a young orchard of fourteen fruit trees spread around the property. My new gardener status required cultivating and pruning, a […]
It is clear to most of the folks I talk with that the primary paradigm, or worldview, that we use to manage businesses (as well as government, education, and families) is causing a major shortfall for humans, economies, societies, and our living Earth. Interestingly, most people can list a few qualities of this paradigm but […]
A current, prevailing worldview is that everything and everyone can be categorized as a particular type. Each of us—plant, animal, or human—can be classified within a system of limited possibilities. Based on this belief, all of us humans are hungry to know who we are and how we fit into our time and place. We […]
It’s Not about Better Problem Solving! This is the third post in a series on the seven first principles of regeneration, drawn from living systems sciences. A regenerative business sees the world in terms of potential rather than problems. By focusing on the core of what’s trying to happen instead of what already exists, a […]
Matt Abrams talks about his business, Mycelium, with Carol Sanford on The Responsible Entrepreneur Podcast.
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Last month I began a series of posts on the concept of regeneration with a short history, a definition, and some fundamental ideas. The practice of regenerating businesses originated from Living Systems Thinking. Charles Krone, who was one of the pioneers of Procter and Gamble’s revolutionary work design, developed framework-thinking, which promotes the ability to […]
Forty years ago, I met a cadre of business designers and developers who called what they did Regenerative Business Design. They had led an extraordinarily successful revolution at Procter and Gamble that demonstrated a state-of-the-art approach to producing return on investment with people and assets. In an industry whose margins were collapsed to below 5 percent, they delivered earnings that were […]
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Carol Sanford, host of The Responsible Entrepreneur Podcast, talks to Tom Goos the President of Image Source.
The Regenerative Organization – Guidelines to Design Work and How to Manage People for Innovation, Growth and Responsibility – Part V In part five of the series, Carol Sanford discusses the key to a business that is focused and yet a great place to work is building ongoing development into work design. To grow a business you […]