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    Joyce LaValle: Placing a Book Changed Business Forever

    With much-needed help from friends… I was finally able to track down an amazing interview about an inspiring chain of events that led to Ray Anderson’s famous “spear in the chest” awakening.  An  experience that led him to challenge his company to reach Mission Zero by 2020.  And an experience that was made possible by the passio...

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    Marsha Willard: Master Your Soft Skills

    The best short-cut advice I’ve ever received is this: Whatever you want to do successfully, find someone who is already doing it (not wants to, but is currently succeeding) and ask them how they got where they are. As a member of the International Society for Sustainability Professionals (ISSP), I recently had the pleasure of attending a live webina...

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  • Ray Anderson: Behind the Scenes Chat
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    Ray Anderson: Behind the Scenes Chat

    I wanted to share this behind-the-scenes, intimate chat with Ray Anderson. It was with a heavy heart that I learned the “Greenest CEO in America” had lost his battle with liver cancer this year.  He was a personal hero of mine, whose writing and speaking impacted my life and career in a profound way. I felt honored to interview Ray on May 1...

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  • The Best Advice… from Hunter Lovins
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    The Best Advice… from Hunter Lovins

    Recently, I had the pleasure of seeing an address by Hunter Lovins at the Iowa Environmental Council‘s annual conference: Finding Iowa’s Way. Hunter Lovins is an incredibly accomplished environmental change agent – an author, an educator, a businesswoman, and a powerful speaker.  Listening to her message, I left the conference re-ins...

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