At the start of the internet age Traci Fenton and her team in college were thinking about democracy in the workplace. Not voting but democracy where workplaces could fully unlock and live their full potential. Out of that grew WorldBlu. Twenty years later WorldBlu offers the platinum standard and scorecard for replacing fear with freedom, attracting high level companies like Zappos, Simon Sinek’s Start with Why, Nearsoft (EP5) and Menlo Innovations (EP7).
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Traci Fenton is the Founder and CEO of WorldBlu, which has a vision to see one billion people working in freedom-centered organizations worldwide. WorldBlu was founded in 1997 and is the largest global network of companies committed to freedom and democracy in the workplace, with clients in over 80 countries globally representing over $30 billion in annual revenue.
WorldBlu's clients include such well-respected brands as Zappos, DaVita, HCL Technologies, WD-40, Great Harvest Bread Company, Menlo Innovations (EP7), Nearsoft (EP5), Geonetric and more.
Traci developed the ground breaking Freedom at Work™ model as well as the Freedom-Centered Leader™ and Freedom-Centered CEO™ certification programs and frequently coaches and consults with leaders of companies worldwide working to embrace a more freedom-centered model.
Your Host - Dawna Jones - FromInsightToAction
Your host, Dawna Jones, works with all learners but especially highly sensitive people to train and harness their gifts for wellbeing with the spin off benefit of keeping companies alert to changing conditions. She also raises the accuracy and quality of decisions in complex environments by raising self-organizational awareness.
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Dawna is the author of Decision Making for Dummies (a sophisticated book on decision making) and has contributed a chapter to Ervin Laszlo’s The Intelligence of the Cosmos due for release in the fall. Dawna also blogs for the Huffington Post Great Workplace Cultures.
When Michael Moll was a kid growing up in Kenya he was surrounded by gardens, fresh fruits and vegetables. Today with his fiancée, he runs startup MyGreenSpace.co, a gardening app. Millennials are driving the return to urban gardening to the benefit of all ages in terms of well-being and core leadership skills. It is the unusual combination of technology and gardening that is restoring face to face connection with community and getting outdoors.
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Go to www.mygreenspace.co to download the free IOS and Android app. MyGreenSpace is a digital garden planner and seed shop on a mission to make communities more sustainable and resilient.
Mike is a social commerce visionary who uses technology to transform rudimentary human activities. Michael is originally from Kenya and came to Canada in 2008 on a full scholarship to study at the Saunder School of Business and then turned to using the power of technology to make the world a better place. Naturally, Michael values sustainability and merges that with a keen eye for visual communication and product development. He is obsessed with the power of co-creation.
Mike is a full time optimist who loves nothing more than living at the intersection between people and technology.
Intro music is by Mark Romero of www.markromeromusic.com Mark is the former CEO of a semi-conductor company whose music restores coherence to people and workplaces.
Podcast host Dawna Jones specializes in providing insights and advanced decision-making skills to progressive companies and individuals aware that they are in new territory. www.frominsighttoaction.com