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Yahoo Finance Visits CC

We are happy to share a fantastic video presented by Yahoo Finance entitled "How ‘conscious’ capitalism can be profitable and positive for the community" where Kip Tindell and Brittnay Merrill Underwood speak of the benefits of a conscious mindset in both business and social enterprises.

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PE Heading in a New Direction

To succeed in a world where variables such as leadership, talent, culture, and reputation rival traditional financial performance and industry analysis, the industry needs new comparative benchmarks and tools to help make the intangible tangible.

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The Culture Barrier - Can it be Broken?

We love that there are more articles on culture and integration issues published by the major consulting firms. That’s progress. This is an interesting piece from BCG who was writing about conscious business behavior long before it was in the popular press.

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Is Culture Fit Really that Important?

In this article posted in Hoffpost Business's Blog, they reference studies that indicate that 70 - 90% of mergers and acquisitions result in what is considered a failure. And of those according to a McKinsey survey, 25% of executives say that the absence of a "culture fit" was the key reason why so many mergers fail!  So the answer is yes.  

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M&A Success = Managing Employees

"Delivering a vision of seamless merger success requires discipline and expertise, apart from creating a culture of accountability and enthusiasm."  Within this evolving climate, business leaders and managers must find better ways to integrate diverse corporate cultures without compromising on their primary goals.

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A Little Reflection

As we approach the holidays and enter the New Year, it is natural to start reflecting on where you have been and where you are going. Cathy Clark’s On Impact Digest posed two good questions to consider.  1) What is the role of Business in Society and 2) How Corporate Culture Affects the Bottom Line?

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Thinking about a Sale or Merger....?

Thinking about a sale or merger?  Have you thought about the impact of culture on the success of a transaction? Studies and articles like the one below continue to show that the best approach is to devote time and resources to understanding cultural fit, and it is best to start thinking about it before the process ever starts.

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Impact Investing on the Rise

BlackRock has launched a global impact equity fund shows how impact investing, or investments made into companies with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return, is growing demand and momentum from investors who think it's possible to do good and still do well.

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What is a Conscious Business by Raj Sisodia

A leading figure and one of the thought leaders of Conscious Capitalism, Raj Sisodia, speaks on the the subject during an interview with Huffington Post.

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The "X Factor" in Merger Success and Failure by Pritchett

A great white paper offered by Pritchett.  Over 130 executives across the United States took time out of their busy schedules to participate in this study.

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Thriving, Not Just Surviving

The easy answer is management, but there are lots of well-managed companies that aren't great, at least not yet. What makes the startup hit a hundred million in sales in seven years or less? What revitalizes the 100-year-old company, or makes the precision manufacturer obtain industry-leading quality, reliability and customer satisfaction?

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