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Motto Magazine Features 6 Gurus of "Eco-Chic"

Submitted by: Motto Magazine

Categories: Events, Business Ethics

Posted: Mar 02, 2007 – 07:10 AM EST


National Magazine of Work with Purpose, Passion and Profit Releases March/April Issue

Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - March 2, 2007 - Motto magazine unveils its March/April issue, featuring reports and profiles of business people who are achieving more personally fulfilling work and a more socially responsible route to business success. Motto, the voice of capitalism with a soul, features fresh and unique reports and stories that show purpose, passion and profit are not mutually exclusive ideals.

Motto's cover story on "Eco Chic" introduces its readers to extraordinary men and women who are changing the business world while creating a better and "greener" place to work and live. Motto shows readers what can be achieved when creating a profitable company while retaining great social values; the issue showcases insightful and timely interviews with:

  • Environmental lifestyle expert Danny Seo, author of the Simply Green book series (Harper Collins)

  • Nike's Shelley Zimmer

  • Tom Szaky, co-founder of Terra-Cycle

  • Eco-designer Linda Loudermilk

  • Alexander Souri, the founder of Relief Riders which leads humanitarian expeditions on horseback to villages in India

  • and Blake Mycoskie, the designer behind TOMS, the hip Los Angeles-based shoe company that gives one pair of shoes to a needy child for each pair of shoes sold.

    Also in this issue are stories that reveal secrets of a great work life, including how to stretch your discomfort zone, how to bring your soul to corporate America and how to find rewards when applying passion, economic empowerment and social justice in mainstream corporate jobs.

    Additional reports and profiles include:

  • Shaking Things Up - An interview with Peter Dunn, president and CEO of restaurant chain Steak 'n Shake, who shares his belief in leadership beginning and ending with the heart – and how he created a work environment where 20,000 employees could reach their full potential.

  • The Perfect Ride - Motto's John Draper takes readers on a spin with REI designer Chris Mahan, and provides a glimpse into a career filled with dreams and a passion for creating bicycles for Novara, REI's bicycle line. Beyond the REI brand and its two million members, Mahan shows his life at REI to be a place where bikes can change the world and it's never a bad time to ride.

  • Take a Better Trip - Motto Senior Editor Kate Yandoh on simple ways to make a business trip more socially responsible. The tips will even make your travel more grounding.

  • The Battle For Sanity - Motto co-founder Kevin Salwen's search for a life in the 60-70 hour work week, featuring an interview with Daryl Conner, author and founder of Conner Partners, with key examples of important boundaries to set at work. Also featured are tips and insightful sidebars on how to protect work boundaries, from Conner's Strength of Character program.

  • How To Reach Your Highest Goals - Motto co-founder Anita Sharpe interviews Michael Ray, author of The Highest Goal (Berrett-Koehler), and provides readers with a look at the legendary professor's ideas on self-worth, happiness, creativity and the highest goal. (Ray's ideas have influenced some of the great creators in today's business world, including Good to Great author Jim Collins and eBay's first president Jeffrey Skoll.)

    Motto magazine was launched in November by co-founders Kevin Salwen and Anita Sharpe, both formerly of the Wall Street Journal. Most recently, Salwen served as the national small business editor for the newspaper, while Sharpe was an investigative reporter, earning the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for her investigative reporting.

    Motto serves a fast-growing group of professionals eager to find more meaning and passion in their worklives. Motto helps individuals and businesses infuse heart and soul into their work in a way that is absent from any other business magazine. In addition, is a top online destination for professionals who want to build a community around their quest for work with a soul. Motto is sold at major bookstores, including Barnes and Noble and Borders, as well as Whole Foods, Wild Oats, and Staples stores.

  • For more information, please contact:

    Paul Schur Paul Schur Public Relations
    Phone: 202-549-5882
    Kevin Salwen Motto Media
    Phone: 678-592-3233


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