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The Business of Trust

4/24/2013
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This week on Business Matters we explore the matter of trust. What does it mean to be a trustworthy company? A trustworthy leader? A trustworthy individual? Our first guest, David Horsager, explains the Trust Edge, how businesses can be hugely impacted by the trust customers have in them, as well as the trust that runs [...]

Duration: 00:58:59


TedxTeen: Giving Back (Part 3 of 3)

4/17/2013
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A few weeks ago, the Business Matters team had the incredible opportunity to meet the speakers of this year’sTedxTeenconference, which was held in New York City.Twelve outstanding youth shared their inspiring stories of hardships, ingenuity, and ultimately, success. This week is the last part of our three week series on the TedxTeen speakers. Our final [...]

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TedxTeen: Changes in Culture (Part 1 of 3)

4/3/2013
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A few weeks ago, the Business Matters team had the incredible opportunity to meet the speakers of this year’s TedxTeen conference, which was held in New York City.Twelve outstanding youth shared their inspiring stories of hardships, ingenuity, and ultimately, success. This week is the first part of our three week series on the TedxTeen speakers. [...]

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Local Self- Sufficiency – Encore Edition

3/20/2013
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This week we talk about a movement that’s growing across the globe in response to the impact of how we humans are trashing the planet. Whether it’s our use of petrochemicals or the consequence of some of our food production practices or our insatiable appetite for stuff, we are consuming more resources than earth can [...]

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Worthy Causes: Food, Family, and Wine

3/6/2013
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Welcome to our first edition of Business Matters 2.0! We appreciate your continued support and now we’re so excited to share our new and improved vision with you! This week, we speak with three incredible leaders of worthy causes that bring the power of film, family, and wine to people across the globe. Listen to [...]

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Simplicity, Leadership and Wisdom – Encore Presentation

2/27/2013
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This is our final week of encore productions of Business Matters. Next week, we lift off with Business Matters 2.0. Join us then for a new on-air team, great conversations and some surprises. One of the hangovers from our current national election process is that we are not inspired. We feel that our political systems [...]

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Doing the Right Thing – Encore Presentation

2/14/2013
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We are renovating Business Matters so that we soon can bring you Business Matters 2.0. During this time of transition, we are airing some of our favorite archived programs. Today’s program comes from June 29, 2011. This program was broadcast as From the Inside Out. We hope you enjoy this program. To create positive change [...]

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How you Spend your Money can Reshape the World – Encore Presentation

1/28/2013
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(As we join many of you in experiencing on of the worst flu seasons in memory, we bring you this encore presentation of one of our favorite episodes) Each day we make many decisions about how we spend money. Each decision is an unspoken agreement in support of the company that provides the products or [...]

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Encore Presentation: Government, Society, and Business

12/26/2012
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As we take a break for the holidays, we wanted to share with you inspiring words of wisdom from two of our favorite guests. Happy holidays, and happy listening. This week’s program explores the relationship between business and democracy with two people who have written extensively about what it means to be a leader and [...]

Duration: 00:59:00


Intellectual Property: “Common as Air” or Private and Pirated?

12/18/2012
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This week on Business Matters, we explore the concept of intellectual property. Who owns ideas, creative works, technological innovations, and medical breakthroughs? How can we ensure that those who’ve invested time, energy, and money receive their due dividends? What length of time is fair and appropriate for copyrights, patents, and the like to extend? And [...]

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To Tell or Not to Tell: The GMO Labeling Conflict

12/5/2012
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This week on Business Matters, on the heels of the Proposition 37 defeat in California, we look deeper into the issue of labeling foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Why is it important for us to know when our food contains GMOs? What information is out there about the effects of GMOs on animals and [...]

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Thanksgiving Program

11/21/2012
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We here at Business Matters wish our U.S. listeners a joyous Thanksgiving! This week’s show takes a deeper look at some of our Thanksgiving traditions. What is the real impact of that big bird in the center of the table? How might we reconsider the impact of our personal offerings to one another? And how [...]

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Post Incarceration Employment!

11/14/2012
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This week, we delve into the shadow, looking at a part of our society often hidden from view: the prison population. We discuss the plight of the post-incarceration job-seeker, and we ask our guests some hard questions. What does our prison population look like? What is it like to emerge from prison after a decade [...]

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Simplicity, Leadership and Wisdom

11/8/2012
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One of the hangovers from our current national election process is that we are not inspired. We feel that our political systems have let us down, large corporations are only focused on how much money they can extract from their customers and we trust each other less and less. This week, we go back to [...]

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The Price of Inequality – Part II

11/2/2012
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This is the second in our series on the price of inequality. This week we explore the impact on societies where the gap between the top and bottom of the economic system is great. We find that social challenges, from high rates of incarcerations to greater infant mortality rates to obesity, abound as the gap [...]

Duration: 00:58:59


The Price of Inequality – Part I

10/24/2012
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As the Presidential campaign comes to its climactic conclusion, we’ve noticed that one important topic has been avoided by both parties. What is the price millions of American’s pay for inequality? Inequality that’s not just economic, although that is clearly an issue, but inequality in mobility. The American dream is that everyone has equal opportunity, [...]

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Encore Edition – Willful Blindness, Voluntary Simplicty and a Thought Leade

9/27/2012
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We are at work on a very special program. Like many projects, this one is taking a bit longer than we expected. Not to let you down, we bring you three of our favorite interviews. They span the topics of Willful Blindness, Voluntary Simplicity and a view on the qualities needed to create communities that [...]

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