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Key Qualities of Sustainable Leadership

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"In a comprehensive review by the researchers Bruce Avolio and Fred Luthans of more than two hundred leadership studies, only one quality among leaders consistently had a positive impact on their employees.

Eco Your Secret Santa

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Holiday gift exchanges at work are a great way to build camaraderie and holiday spirit among coworkers. And the ways of exchanging presents are as diverse as the co-workers.

Santa's CSR Checklist: Has Your Business Been Naughty or Nice?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Santa's making a list and he's checking it twice.  He's wondering if your business has been naughty or nice.  Has your organization delayed business sustainability strategies to see how the market responds before taking action? Has management been afraid to commit resources and capital to sustainability initiatives?  Or, has your businesses harnessed the organizational power of sustainability to deliver top and bottom line results? 

The Numerology of Sustainability

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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What is numerology?  It is the study of numbers, as the figures designating the year of one's birth, to determine their supposed influence on one's life, and future.  

Sustainability and Small Business: A Perfect Match

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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In our professional consulting practice, we find that small business is often, by design, perfectly suited for sustainability implementation.  Direct interactions over the years with these organizations reveal that small enterprises are typically more intimately connected to their stakeholders.  By this, we mean that small businesses are: 

2011 Planning: Is Your Business Asking the Right Questions?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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“To find the exact answer, one must first ask the exact question.” -- S. Tobin Webster 

The Sustainable Supply Chain in Recovery

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Seen as the savior for many organizations over the last few years, the Procurement function could now be taking on a new roll in a recovering economy.  The days of drastic cost reduction will likely be replaced with actions to rebuild and strengthen the supply chain.  This 180 degree shift in focus toward long-term sustainable supply chain development does present a unique set of challenges. 

A Story of Business Sustainability

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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With an increasing number of companies now exploring the value aspects of sustainability, one might think the largest hurdle of business sustainability has been cleared.  However, individual business awareness is the just the beginning of this story.  The chapters that lie ahead will hopefully bring cohesion to the business community as a whole. 

An Eco-Holiday Tale of Good Tidings and PeopleTowels Cheer

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house

Innovation Depends on Who Is At the Table

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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How diverse is your organization?  Actually, how welcomed is diverse expression in your organization?   The ability of your organization to innovate may depend on the answer.

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