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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 …

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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 …

Emerge Stronger with Projects

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the increasingly complex interplay of systemic challenges around the world was touching all of us—in all aspects of our lives. One thing that’s being revealed to us now is the once in a lifetime chance to reimagine how we think about our work—to embrace next economy thinking. At the organizational level, a strong project skillset …