The Regenerative Business Summit: September 25-27, 2017 Seattle, WA

The summit will begin with an awards dinner, recognizing the winner of the Regenerative Business Prize. Two intensive, interactive days of inquiry and collaboration will follow. Participants will learn from one another and will build powerful, lasting alliances, ultimately pushing the edge of social and planetary change.

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The Responsible Business Distinguished Guest Lecture Series @ UW Bothell

Carol Sanford Institute is partnering with the University of Washington Bothell School of Business to kick off their new Responsible Business The Responsible Business Executive Education ProgramDistinguished Guest Lecture series next month. The events will feature distinguished thought leaders from the business, science and academia that are inventing and explaining change to us, long before it is evident. Next year we have Rebecca Henderson who is leading Harvard in Regenerative Capitalism Movement with the most popular elective class in the business school. We have leaders from Google and National Academy of Science as well. The lectures are open to businesspersons as well as members of the community. There is no fee but they require registration.

Carol Sanford will kick off the guest lecture program with her three-part series, The Business of the Future. It will offer disruptive yet proven practices on the business strategy of the future will be and how to create it now.

Sanford, author of the award-winning books, The Responsible Business and The Responsible Entrepreneur, is leading the UW Bothell’s new Responsible Business Executive Education Program as its Director and its teaching faculty. She has also been named an Executive in Residence for the campus. Her extensive experience as a business executive educator for nearly forty years and across nearly thirty industries has made her a respected guest lecturer at Harvard, MIT, Stanford and Ross Michigan. Sanford’s books are required reading at over one hundred universities including Harvard, Stanford, Babson and University of Michigan.

Business of the Future – Part III: How Management and Work Design Will Function
Friday, January 8th, 2016 at 6pm in Discovery Hall on UW Bothell campus

The last century of management focused on gaging talent by performance reviews and engagement, managing by feedback, buying the best talent, and building teams around tasks. All these are outdated.

Carol will give you five fundamental shifts that will move your company ONE CENTURY forward in how you manage people, based on the latest management research and from Carol’s four decades of experience with Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurs who have been wildly successful and done it all responsibility.