Quoting John Mackey’s own words, this book is about “revolutionizing the way business is done”. Cofounder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, he and his co-writer professor and Conscious Capitalism, Inc. cofounder Raj Sisodia argue for the inherent good of both business and capitalism.
A recent study showed that when doctors tell heart patients they will die if they don’t change their habits, only one in seven will be able to follow through successfully. Desire and motivation aren’t enough: even when it’s literally a matter of life or death, the ability to change remains maddeningly elusive. Given that the status quo is so potent, how can we change ourselves and our organizations?
Consciousness is the main source of organizational greatness, argues author Fred Kofman, President and Chief Spiritual Officer at 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…”
Until Jim Collins edited his bestseller Good to Great, we would tell clients: “If you develop the skills and value based behaviors we foster, you will dramatically increase the probability of achieving long term exceptional success”.
Synchronicity is an inspirational guide to developing the most essential leadership capacity for our time: how we can collectively shape our future. Through the telling of his life story, Jaworski posits that a real leader sets the stage on which “predictable miracles, ” seemingly synchronistic in nature, can – and do – occur. He shows that this capacity has more to do with our being – our total orientation of character and consciousness – than with what we do.
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.
Ken Wilber uses clear, nontechnical language to present a scientific and spiritual understanding of how the mind, body, soul, and universe all work together.
From the Big Bang to the Postmodern world we inhabit, Ken Wilber examines the universe and our place in it, and comes up with an accessible and entertaining account of how it all fits together.
Published in 2009, this book includes a collection of stories and articles that demonstrate that business people can change the world for the better, and that free enterprise is the perfect setting to do so.
Published in 1994, The Skilled Facilitator stands as a classic for consultants, facilitators, managers, leaders, trainers, and coaches–anyone whose role is to guide groups toward realizing their creative and problem-solving potential.
Comprising an essential reference for professionals in organizational psychology, management, and human resources, the seventeen chapters collected in Developing Leaders provide accessible, reliable information on how the MBTI® personality inventory can be used in leadership and management development.
As opposed to showing readers how to play the role of a leader in a “paint by numbers” fashion, Changing on the Job builds on theories of adult growth and development to help readers become more thoughtful individuals, capable of leading in any scenario. Moving from the theoretical to the practical, and employing real-world examples, author Jennifer Garvey Berger offers a set of building blocks to help cultivate an agile workforce while improving performance.
“There is a simpler way to organize human endeavor. It requires a new way of being in the world. It requires being in the world without fear. Being in the world with play and creativity. Seeking after what’s possible. Being willing to learn and to be surprised.
The greatest managers in the world seem to have little in common. They differ in sex, age, and race. They employ vastly different styles and focus on different goals.
The goal of an “integral psychology” is to honor and embrace every legitimate aspect of human consciousness under one roof.
It was in 1987 when Senge first envisioned the possibilities of a “learning organization” that used “systems thinking” as the primary tenet of a revolutionary management philosophy.
In a constantly changing world, businesses need to be constantly changing to keep up. The trouble is the majority of change programs fail…
Harvard psychologists Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey argue that despite the best of intentions, most individuals and organizations are actually immune to deep and lasting change.
A new organizational model seems to be emerging, and it promises a soulful revolution in the workplace. Reinventing Organizations describes in practical detail how organizations large and small can operate in this new paradigm.