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What do you have to contribute about rethinking governance? Send your proposal to talk at ebbf's next annual conference
You have until the 30th of November to send your proposal for a keynote or workshop at ebbf’s 28th annual conference.
We already have three outstanding speakers to elevate our thinking and challenge current governance structures to explore new ones, the ideal forms of governance that will allow ethical business to build the future.
We are now offering you the opportunity to either offer a keynote / workshop or to invite a speaker you would like to feature in ebbf’s next annual event taking place in Geneva from the 17th to the 20th of May 2018.
Most of the current systems of governance are either unjust, unfair or unable to adapt to the changing environment we are facing. How can you help us to explore new frameworks for decision-making and action? What personal experiences, new ideas, challenges you might be facing in your company do you wish to present?
DEADLINE FOR SENDING YOUR PROPOSAL OR FORWARDING TO ANOTHER POTENTIAL SPEAKER:
30th November 2017
The next episode of ebbf’s #discoveringhow podcast will be dedicated to the topic of consultation . We offer you a preview:
Valerie Arnold, a keynoter at a recent ebbf international event offers us ideas on how to outsmart personal biases to achieve better consultative processes. Considering how many times we are not even aware of those biases, it is more useful to bring them to our attention and explore how we might overcome them.
“If consultation entails considering all points of view without attachment to personal opinion, then it is essential to become aware of the cognitive biases that prevent us from being open and fully detached from personal biases
We all suffer from biases and these prevent an authentic dialogue during a consultation.
But outsmarting our own biases is tough as we are often unaware they exist. Only by challenging our deeply help assumptions, we will allow enquiry to happen.
Egocentrism is a big factor in distorting reality during a consultation and inserting personal biases but even without the ego
You can now view / download the keynotes from the recent #ebbfspirit international event and a few of the learnshop materials.
During this four day event we explored WHY economic systems and enterprises need a new elevated spiritual mindset. And then found out HOW we can build such enterprises.
The key elements and processes that will allow us to successfully bridge towards this new, necessary way of seeing and building the future.
We came to understand the pillars, key principles, ways forward to shift towards the spiritual enterprise.
In the text that accompanies each presentation you will also find a link to the Facebook Video recordings of most keynotes..
out now episode 5 of #discoveringhow ebbf's podcast - approaches to #diversity as a key resource to your enterprise
In this episode we aim to understand more about the application of diversity in business. Payam Zamani his practical experience with various forms of diversity in his global tech startup company, Carl Emerson shares some wisdom about managing diversity in organizations. Arthur Dahl on what we can learn about human diversity from what is found in nature.
Ralph Blundell, a consultant based in Portugal – after working in the social services and sector in the UK – explored the ebbf Baha’i inspired values. He is passionate for justice in action and creating fairness.
Why are values needed now?
– our leaders are confused
– we are in crisis – at a crossroad
– multi level disintegration
– doing nothing is not being neutral
– we are all called on to take action
If we examine each of the 7 values, many questions arise and here are some of them, for each one of the values. We invite you to answer to them and to create a meaningful conversation starting from them.
SERVICE – How can we touch the hearts of other and release their loving capacity to serve?
SUSTAINABILITY – How can business move beyond sustainability to regeneration?
MODERATION – How can I balance moderation with a fierce spirit?
HUMAN NOBILITY – How can business guide our choices and encourage our nobility?
UNITY – What can I do in my work to create a climate of trust?
GENDER EQUALITY – How can men challenge each other and support women so we can change?
JUSTICE – How should I (and my business) challenge justice?