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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 passion ...

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    Marsha Willard: Master Your Soft Skills

    The best short-cut advice I’ve ever received is this: If you want to be successful, find someone who is already doing what you want to do… not wants to, or talks about doing it, but is currently succeeding… and ask them how they got where they are. Then do that. I am a member of the International Society for Sustainability Professionals (...

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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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