Ensuring Wellbeing: A New Mandate for the Next Economy

This is the sixth post in our series on principles of the next economy—principles business must embrace if we’re all to #emergestronger after the COVID pandemic. As the stink of bombs still hung in the air and as the world came to grips with the unimaginable horrors of the holocaust, 730 delegates from 44 countries gathered in July 1944 at …

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Women are Building Back Better, Together

Early in the pandemic, I caught up with a long-time friend and peer in social entrepreneurship. Like so many business owners, she was lying awake at night wondering how such a precipitous drop in sales was even possible, and whether her company might never recover. “Ten years of grinding and holding to our values, grinding and holding to our values, …

Encouraging Equity: A Next Economy Imperative

Junxion President & CEO Mike Rowlands addresses the imperative to encourage equity in our leadership, organizations, and communities. This is the fifth post in our next economy series—a call to brave up and emerge stronger post-COVID. The work of economic recovery that lies ahead brings a profound opportunity to reshape our economies to serve all stakeholders. We must reflect on …

All Together Now…Stakeholder Engagement is Key

This is the fourth post in our next economy series—a call to brave up and emerge stronger post-COVID. Junxion President & CEO Mike Rowlands describes why stakeholder engagement is now a vital part of every leaders’ work. In Billingsgate, London, about halfway between London Bridge and the Tower, stand the remains of what was once a parish church. Patched up …

Trust, Transparency and the Next Economy

The third post in our next economy series – a call to brave up and emerge stronger post-COVID, Junxion President & CEO Mike Rowlands explores the fundamental role trust and transparency will play. “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” The lesson of the cliché is simple: despite our most positive intentions, trouble may come, and the impacts …

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Embracing Values: Leading in the Next Economy

The second post in our next economy series, Junxion President & CEO Mike Rowlands explores values and how values based leadership will be fundamental for emerging stronger post COVID. The inevitable finally came to pass: America’s game show host in chief, driven by who knows what neuroses and clinging to his ever-extractive, winner-takes-all mindset, encouraged an unruly mob of morons …