Category Archives: Harmony

Business-Community Impact Symposium

Business-Community Impact Symposium. Four words, when combined, signal an important convening. Held at Celsius, an unusual all glass house in Bryant Park, participants could ponder intriguing thoughts and glance out at ice skaters and the snowy New York surroundings. I … Continue reading

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Brazil: World Cup, Olympics and CSR

The world has focused its attention on Brazil this year. Unfortunately not all of what we have learned is positive, but now, that the World Cup has begun the excitement of it all seems to be easing the strikes and … Continue reading

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China Dream, Multinational Corporations and Philanthropy

China is in transition. It’s a political economy where politics and business are inextricably linked. There is a momentous shift occurring and it can be unsettling. The economy is downshifting to a much slower growth rate. Most economies go through … Continue reading

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Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015

The Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 is coming in 17 months. Yesterday, I attended a kickoff event to learn more about the exciting plans. Los Angeles is both proud and honored to be hosting this event. It will … Continue reading

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Doing Business in China: Ask the Right Questions

“Board’s Oversight of China and Growth Strategies in Asia” was the topic of yesterday’s meeting of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Three China experts participated on a panel discussing what business leaders should be thinking about in regards to … Continue reading

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Reimagining

We live in an evolving world.  In order for us individually, and as a society, to be successful, we must re-imagine. Magic Johnson re-imagined himself from a basketball player into an entrepreneur. Father Gregory Boyle re-imagined a program to get … Continue reading

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Building Networks to Improve the Lives of Children

“What would it take to have 35,000 children living in the neighborhoods within the 5-square mile/500 blocks of the Magnolia Catchment Area in Los Angeles, California break all records of success in their education and their health, and the quality … Continue reading

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