Creating Good Work: How to Build a Healthy Economy
The Creating Good Work series features contributions from some of the foremost social innovators in the world, writing about what is being built to shift those social issues that often feel so intractable.
The bloggers in this series are a loose federation of colleagues brought together in the book Creating Good Work - The World's Leading Social Entrepreneurs Show How to Build a Healthy Economy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). The themes explored in these blog posts will focus on the common efforts being made to demonstrate how we can create good work while benefiting others and strengthening the social well-being and economic fabric of our communities.
Posted: Oct 14, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Accommodation requires us to take a good look at every inch of the boundaries we’ve created for ourselves and find where we have solidified ridged and unyielding segments that when tightened even further become frail and brittle.
Posted: Jul 16, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
When we couple well-doing with well-being, there’s an opportunity that emerges that is even greater than accomplishment.
Posted: Jun 29, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
It matters what we do. How we are. How we interact. Call it emergence, call it karma. The properties of how we meet the world defines not only our experience of it, but how we change it simply by interacting with what shows up.
Posted: Jun 12, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Entrepreneurs of all stripes take chances. It’s part of the job description. When those chances have to do with creating good work - those efforts taken to be of benefit to others and the community - the leap across the abyss of economic uncertainty is no greater or worse. However, the consequences of failure somehow feel much worse. You’re not just letting yourself down, you’re letting down all those you had envisioned to serve.
Posted: Jun 24, 2014 – 09:45 AM EST
Is self-interest a constant and powerful force to work against the changes we need to bring about real justice in our society? Ron Schultz examines on Talkback.
Posted: Jun 10, 2014 – 09:45 AM EST
What would you do with a billion bucks to help the world's poor? Jim Fruchterman has some ideas on Talkback.
Posted: May 27, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST
Ron Schultz has a birthday message to inspire you. Read it on Talkback.
Posted: May 13, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST
The shift from ruthlessness to mindfulness is happening. Ron Schultz explains on Talkback.
Posted: Apr 29, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST
Turns out, looking out for Number One doesn't make us happy. Doing good for others does. Ron Schultz applies that lesson to entrepreneurship on Talkback.
Posted: Apr 15, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST
A social enterprise that brings families together. Ron Schultz reports on Talkback.