Leading up to the 2016 Soul Forum we asked our participants:
- What did you do following the Soul Forum – connections made, further learning, actions?
- What are some key takeaways from past Soul Forums?
- What is your organization doing related to Soul Forum themes?
Here is what some of them had to say:
“One thing I took away from the last year’s forum that really impacted me was Jeffery Hollender’s idea of Net Positive and Full Cost Accounting”… more
“The Soul of the Next Economy Forum is a convergence of my worlds. I spent about 12 years practicing corporate law here in Calgary with Borden Ladner Gervais before leaving in 2012 to work with International Justice Mission Canada (an NGO devoted to human rights in developing countries) and to teach at Ambrose University (in the areas of business and international development)”…more
“The themes of the Soul of the Next Economy Forum are all ones that resonate strongly with us personally and therefore with our company, Creating Eudaimonia, as well” …more
“As an entrepreneur and an innovator, I fall in love with problems, market opportunities and, though generally unsuccessfully, predicting the future. The 2015 Soul Forum presented enormous business challenges and business opportunities. The Forum brought to focus the important fact that today and in the future the task of entrepreneurs is not solely to build a business but to build a business with a new scorecard, a new model of success.” …more
“Lion’s Den Social Innovation Challenge 2015 winner, Project Stoke , began when Timothy Lipp became aware of an environmentally friendly cookstove that had been invented for a professor from Ohio”… more
“The concept of Corporate Sustainability has come a long way from ‘feel good’ community projects to more complex strategic planning for a company”…more
“My three reasons for signing up and participating in the Forum: Learn: The Forum brings together men and women from the business, social, government and faith communities”…more