Awakened Leaders Vlog Series – Part 4 of an Interview with CEO of New Resource Bank

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Vlog Series – Awakened Leaders

Our current guest on our vlog series on Awakened Leaders is Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank . This is part 4 of 8 in our interview with Vince, and we’ll release the rest of the interviews with Vince over the coming weeks.

In this interview, Vince shares his thoughts on what is an Awakened Company.

Vlog Series

About New Resource Bank

New Resource Bank is a mission-oriented bank based in San Francisco. As a result, they use money and banking to do good.

They advance sustainability with everything they do. From the loans they make to their commitment to using deposits for good, they work to transform banking and create a better world. Read more here.

About Vince Siciliano

A longtime environmentalist and finance leader, Vince has lead several financial institutions. Because of his leadership, 1st Pacific Bank of California was named the best-performing de novo bank in California.

Vince has been a member of the board of governors of the Savings and Community Bankers of America and the National Trade Association for the savings and loan industry, as well as a board member of the California League of Savings Institutions. He serves on the advisory board of the American Sustainable Business Council and is chairman of the board for the Ken Blanchard Center for Faith Walk Leadership.

Siciliano is a graduate of Stanford University and earned a master’s degree in environmental planning from the University of California at Berkeley. He lives in Millbrae with his wife and is a proud father of two sons. Read more here.

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Awakened Leaders Vlog – Part 3 in an Interview with CEO of New Resource Bank

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Vlog Series – Awakened Leaders

Our current guest on our vlog series on Awakened Leaders is Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank . This is part 3 of 8 in our interview with Vince, and we’ll release the rest of the interviews with Vince over the coming weeks.

In this interview, Vince shares his thoughts on practices to cultivate great relationships in business.

Vlog

About New Resource Bank

New Resource Bank is a mission-oriented bank based in San Francisco. As a result, they use money and banking to do good.

They advance sustainability with everything they do. From the loans they make to their commitment to using deposits for good, they work to transform banking and create a better world. Read more here.

About Vince Siciliano

A longtime environmentalist and finance leader, Vince has lead several financial institutions. Because of his leadership, 1st Pacific Bank of California was named the best-performing de novo bank in California.

Vince has been a member of the board of governors of the Savings and Community Bankers of America and the National Trade Association for the savings and loan industry, as well as a board member of the California League of Savings Institutions. He serves on the advisory board of the American Sustainable Business Council and is chairman of the board for the Ken Blanchard Center for Faith Walk Leadership.

Siciliano is a graduate of Stanford University and earned a master’s degree in environmental planning from the University of California at Berkeley. He lives in Millbrae with his wife and is a proud father of two sons. Read more here.

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Awakened Leaders – Part 2 of An Interview Series with CEO of New Resource Bank

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Awakened Leaders – Vlog Series

This month’s guest on our vlog series on Awakened Leaders is Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank . This is part 2 of 8 in our interview with Vince, and we’ll release the rest of the interviews with Vince over the coming weeks.

In this interview, Vince shares his thoughts on what every leader should know about leadership, legacy and leadership practices.

Awakened Leaders

About New Resource Bank

New Resource Bank is a mission-oriented bank based in San Francisco. As a result, they use money and banking to do good.

They advance sustainability with everything they do. From the loans they make to their commitment to using deposits for good, they work to transform banking and create a better world. Read more here.

About Vince Siciliano

A longtime environmentalist and finance leader, Vince has lead several financial institutions. Because of his leadership, 1st Pacific Bank of California was named the best-performing de novo bank in California.

Vince has been a member of the board of governors of the Savings and Community Bankers of America and the National Trade Association for the savings and loan industry, as well as a board member of the California League of Savings Institutions. He serves on the advisory board of the American Sustainable Business Council and is chairman of the board for the Ken Blanchard Center for Faith Walk Leadership.

Siciliano is a graduate of Stanford University and earned a master’s degree in environmental planning from the University of California at Berkeley. He lives in Millbrae with his wife and is a proud father of two sons. Read more here.

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Awakened Leaders – An Interview Series with CEO of New Resource Bank

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Awakened Leaders – Video Blog Series

This month’s guest on our video blog series on Awakened Leaders is Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank . This is part 1 of 8 in our interview with Vince, and we’ll release the rest of the interviews with Vince over the next 8 weeks.

In this interview, Vince shares his thoughts on building a better world and his biggest career learning.

Awakened Leaders

About New Resource Bank

New Resource Bank is a mission-oriented bank based in San Francisco. As a result, they use money and banking to do good.

They advance sustainability with everything they do. From the loans they make to their commitment to using deposits for good, they work to transform banking and create a better world. Read more here.

About Vince Siciliano

A longtime environmentalist and finance leader, Vince has lead several financial institutions. Because of his leadership, 1st Pacific Bank of California was named the best-performing de novo bank in California.

Vince has been a member of the board of governors of the Savings and Community Bankers of America and the National Trade Association for the savings and loan industry, as well as a board member of the California League of Savings Institutions. He serves on the advisory board of the American Sustainable Business Council and is chairman of the board for the Ken Blanchard Center for Faith Walk Leadership.

Siciliano is a graduate of Stanford University and earned a master’s degree in environmental planning from the University of California at Berkeley. He lives in Millbrae with his wife and is a proud father of two sons. Read more here.

 

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Awakened Leaders – An Interview with Steve Farrell of Humanity’s Team

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Awakened Leaders – Video Blog Series

Welcome to our new video blog series on Awakened Leaders to discuss Awakening Organizations. Our first guest is Steve Farrell, President & Worldwide Director of Humanity’s Team.

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About Humanity’s Team

Humanity’s Team is a global grassroots spiritual movement. It is focused on awakening and embodying Oneness, so humanity may enjoy a sustainable world of peace, harmony and happiness. With ~100,000 teammates in over 150 countries, the team provides resources for personal transformation, creates educational programs, and engages in spiritual activism projects.

About Steve Farrell

Before Steve became involved with Humanity’s Team, he co-founded and led two high growth technology companies based in Silicon Valley in the 1990′s. These tech companies were featured in the INC 500 and included some of the brightest minds in Silicon Valley. Despite this “success”, he walked away to help create a new dream based on the Divine in life that all of us on the Earth can manifest together. Steve leads Humanity’s Team based in Boulder, Colorado that is focused on awakening our self and the world to Oneness.

Please check out their Conscious Business Declaration as well.

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Awakening Turtle Bay – 3 Key Lessons on Transforming Culture

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Turtle Bay Resort is located on Oahu’s fabled North Shore and is focused on creating experiences for people that are worth being created into stories. The Resort has never ending health and wellness activities from kayaking with sea turtles to surfing to canoe surfing, shorkeling in the bay, hiking on some awesome trails, mountain biking, tennis, horses, outrigger canoe, and golf. Their entire business is focused on active lifestyle guests.

Turtle BayThis is a grass roots story of the revitalization and transformation of Turtle Bay Resort that provides three lessons for organizations undergoing a cultural reset in order to survive and thrive. The power of this transformation rests in ensuring the overall health of the entire community. Resort manager, Replay, utterly transformed a resort that was disengaged from the community and its staff, and that financially and culturally underperformed. In five short years, it created a new experience for guests, staff, and the community, became more sustainable, and embraced the culture and the history of the North Shore. The valuation of the hotel increased almost two-fold or $130 million during that time.

The cultural practices of the team at Turtle Bay and the transformation of the resort have been key players in the financial success of the resort. In The Awakened Company, I show through both research and tangible case studies why today’s business model is broken and how there is a better way to do business that leads to better leaders, better teams, better organizations, better communities, and ultimately a better planet. Companies like Replay and their incredible results at Turtle Bay are proof the new Awakened Company business model works and that the old business model needs to be ditched.

Some History on Turtle Bay Resort

Opened in 1972 as Del Webb’s Kuilima Resort Hotel and Country Club, the resort was viewed as “closed” to the local community, an exclusive club for tourists with a gated main entrance to keep locals out. During the ’80s and ‘90s, the hotel deteriorated significantly through lack of upkeep and capital investment.

In 1998 it was purchased by Oaktrees Property, who did a major renovation, adding meeting rooms and a conference centre, along with developing condos.  In 2006, Oaktrees arranged a large debt facility with a loan syndicate led by Credit Suisse.

Throughout this entire time, the exclusive and closed vibe continued. Locals weren’t welcomed, employees weren’t allowed to show their traditional tattoos, local customs weren’t permitted on the property, and Turtle Bayother restrictions were placed on employees. The local community viewed the hotel as an outsider that didn’t care about the island, its people, or local customs and tradition. Overall health of the team and community were not considered. Staff were disengaged and the corporate culture was poor. Because there was no focus on values, culture, staff, or community, poor financial results followed.

In 2010, the Great Recession was well underway, and the combination of hotel expansion just prior to the financial crisis, poor financial performance, and an unsustainable level of debt led to Oaktree’s defaulting on the debt and the lenders taking control of the resort.

The lender group appointed Replay as the Manager of the resort in 2010. Replay undertook a major rebranding and transformation of the culture and values of the resort. The result of this transformation:

  • A $45 million investment in the resort – from major renovations and transformation of a hotel where you did “things” to a resort where you have experiences, to improved sustainable practices such as the installation of a solar electricity plant on the roof of the main hotel (resulting in 1/3 of the electricity usage coming from renewable resources and significant savings).
  • An opening up of the resort – physically through the removal of the entrance gates, as well as psychologically through the welcoming of locals to the resort, the embracing of the history and culture of the North Shore, and engaging staff and the community in the development of the resort’s values and culture.
  • Obtaining approval for a 725-room expansion to the resort by working with the community, vs. the previous owners who had created an “us vs. them” mentality.
  • A $130 million increase in the valuation of the resort in 5 years.

Turtle BayHow was this transformation possible at such a moment in history? Many leaders of organizations that are currently struggling, performing poorly and unsustainably, tell me it’s too hard to change their organizations in tough financial times. When times are better, they say, they’ll look to become more sustainable, more engaging with their staff, more…

The story of Turtle Bay Resort and its complete transformation by Replay and the team at the resort says to these leaders that it’s when your company is struggling, performing poorly and unsustainably, that it’s most ripe for transformation. Turtle Bay

Three Key Lessons for Organizations Undergoing Cultural Transformation

I met recently with Danna Holck, Vice President and General Manager, and Noel Davis, Director of HR, to find out how Turtle Bay and Replay accomplished this incredible feat during tough financial times. Here are three key lessons for organizations undergoing a needed cultural transformation:

  1. Listen to your team and your community. Be concerned about their health.

Turtle Bay involved the local community and employees in their transformation. Leaders and managers wanted to hear people’s opinions on how to transform the total scene into one where people have unique onsite experiences every day. Listening creates trust, shows caring, generates support, and builds buy-in for the transformation.  Leaders listened, then acted where it made sense. The organizational structure of Turtle Bay is now relatively flat, so that anyone can make suggestions for improvement. This also allows for better and quicker decision making. Values were created by the employees as well as by the local community, including elders in the community. These are Turtle Bay’s values:

Turtle Bay

MANAWA Time, season, period of time.
ALOHA Affection, compassion, kindness, love, friendship, greeting.
KAMA’AINA Being authentically local, native born, a host, acquainted with, familiar.
HANAI Taking care of our families, treating guests and coworkers as family.
PONO Goodness, proper, moral, righteous.
MALAMA To care for.

I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to surf with Rocky, Bobby, and Rocky’s dog Hina. What an amazing experience. I could feel the embodiment of these values in my interactions with them, and also the
respect and responsibility embedded in Rocky. Rocky was initially against Turtle Bay and is now their Experiential Manager really, head of JOYFUL experiences!

Turtle Bay

The results of these values are seen in happier and more-engaged staff, a community that works with the resort instead of against it, happier guests because the joy of the staff is infectious, resulting in better guest experiences, and better financial performance. The health of the community is considered and this has a direct impact on guests.

  1. Commit

Turtle Bay is committed to training and seeing things through. It has low turnover and is a “best workplacTurtle Baye“. Along with its sustainable energy program, with over a third of its power needs coming from its roof-top solar plant, it has lowered cooling costs with a green-living roof.

I met with Manny Crawford, the Facilities Manager to tour the roof-top solar plant and green roof. Boy, does he love his job! Why? He feels valued, listened to, and knows management is committed to doing the right thing.

It also took the Ownership’s money, trust,  and unwavering commitment with significant risk to make the changes happen.

  1. Be Consistent

Turtle Bay believes one must be consistent in one’s actions when undergoing a major cultural transformation such as theirs. One example of this consistency is the reinforcement and sustaining (a key concept in The Awakened Company) of their values. When management notices a team member living Turtle Bay’s values, they are immediatelyTurtle Bay recognized, thanked, and given a pog (small token). Team members can redeem their pogs for rewards such as lunches and swag. This consistent positive reinforcement of values shows the team that they are valued—that they make a difference, and people are grateful for their efforts.

Who wouldn’t want to work for an organization where you are valued, you matter, and that creates joy? It’s no wonder a culture like this outperformed organizations with disengaged staff who aren’t valued. Where would you prefer to work?

Considering their focus is on lifestyle and active experiences on the North Shore, they are keeping their team in mind.

The team at Turtle Bay still have some “work ons,” which they are aware of, challenging themselves to improve every day. One example of how they work on themselves concerns complaints they received regarding the quality and consistency of their restaurant food. Their problem was that they didn’t have sufficient staff to handle times of high demand. Facing up to this issue, they made a recommendation to Replay, who listened to them and immediately agreed to hire more food managers so the resort could perform better for its guests. The result is happier staff who aren’t  overwhelmed, since they now have the capacity to handle busy times. Providing better food has resulted in guests whose overall satisfaction has increased.

Turtle Bay practices what is real and acknowledges people as human beings. “Aloha ” is one of their values. What I came to see during my stay at Turtle Bay is that Aloha is really a way of life, breath to breath, involving discovering the wonder of earth and recognizing that all is sacred and powerful.
Are you listening, committed, and consistent to your organization’s transformation? If your business is based on health and wellness, are you treating your people and community in a holistic and consistent way. Replay and Turtle Bay demonstrate that there is no time like the present to transform your organization if it’s struggling, performing poorly and unsustainable. Turtle Bay is an Awakened Company.

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Catherine Bell is a Founder of BluEra and The Awakened Company, an award-winning executive search and team transformation company, a fastest growing company, and author of award-winning and best-selling book, The Awakened Company.  She has worked with Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurs. She holds an MBA from Smith School of Business and a BA from the University of Western Ontario.

The Awakened Company is a movement.  You can find The Awakened Company on  FacebookTwitter, LinkedIn, and the blog  More information on Catherine Bell can be found here. Praise for The Awakened Company can be found here.

 

ARE YOU A BOSSHOLE? START CULTIVATING AWAKENED RELATIONSHIPS

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Are you a bosshole?

Most people rate time with their bosses as the worst time of their day. Consider what that means: interacting with their manager is less enjoyable than waking up to an early alarm, dealing with a rush-hour commute, or taking out the trash.

Depending on your own personal experience, you may find that surprising—or sadly obvious. Either way, this widespread dissatisfaction should not be ignored. Why? Employee productivity is directly related to an individual’s relationship with his or her supervisor.

A Harvard Business Review study that looked at nearly 3,000 leaders in a financial services company found that people assigned to the least effective of the group (managers rated in the bottom 10%) had satisfaction, engagement, and commitment levels that were lower than 96% of their colleagues. At the opposite end of the spectrum, the top 10% of leaders oversaw employees that were happier, more engaged, and more committed than 92% of the company’s employees. The correlation was clear, and theirs was not the only investigation to come to this conclusion.

Furthermore, studies have shown there’s not much you can offer in the way of perks to balance out the effects of a bad boss, and there’s a seemingly endless amount of rewards—from employee satisfaction to increased revenue—that can be derived from having a great one. While writing The Awakened Company, I interviewed many top CEOs who had come to the same conclusion. As a senior executive or business owner, finding and cultivating great leaders needs to be a priority. (And if you have employees reporting into you, ask yourself, “Am I a bosshole?”)

So how do we make great leaders? Instead of self-preservation, separation, and isolation, we need to cultivate one-on-one relationships in organizations. That means doing more than relying on group meetings to interact with your team. You may be getting face time, but you aren’t getting the kind of quality time that leads to happy, engaged employees. Only by fostering these deeper connections can we create “Awakened relationships” that enable higher employee satisfaction, greater productivity, and broad company success (which cannot only be measured by shareholder value).

Try taking each member of your team out for lunch. If that’s not feasible with your schedule, try taking them out for tea. Making time to connect should be a priority, not a bonus. This can be achieved on a daily basis by recognizing your employees for what makes them unique and valued—comment on what is their awesome. With an open heart and effort, you have the power to be the best part of their day.


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Catherine Bell is the founder of BluEra, an executive search and team transformation company, and the best-selling and award-winning author of The Awakened Company, a thought-provoking read that explores how treating businesses as communities can transform them for the better. Catherine speaks around the globe, and offers The Awakened Company’s services to help other teams awaken to a new concept of success.

Article originally appeared in Women of Influence by Catherine Bell

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Toronto Book Launch – October 4

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Toronto Book Launch – join Catherine Bell at The Awakened Company book on October 4
Toronto Book Launch
Join Catherine Bell, author of best selling and award winning book, The Awakened Company at Ben McNally Books from 6-8 pm ET.
Catherine will share research results from hundreds of interviews with leaders of international corporations while describing practical tools for leaders on how to build a company that unleashes human potential by creating a workplace that is both profitable and purpose driven.
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Should Your Company Have An Unlimited Vacation Policy?

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Unlimited Vacation

Article originally appeared in Women of Influence by Catherine Bell

on policy. She’s also the best-selling and award-winning author of The Awakened Company, a thought-provoking read that explores how treating businesses as communities can transform them for the better, and how trusting your employees sets them up for ultimate success. Catherine speaks around the globe and The Awakened Company’s services help your team awaken!

By Catherine Bell


Take a moment to contemplate the idea: unlimited vacation. What words does it conjure up in your mind?

If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, it’s certain to garner mixed feelings. On the one hand you’re probably thinking, wouldn’t that be nice? So nice, in fact, it may sound too good to be true. How could a company function if its employees were allowed to take off whenever they pleased? Wouldn’t it be a logistical nightmare?

If your thoughts on unlimited vacation quickly moved from blissful to disastrous, keep reading—I’m about to tell you how, why, and when it can work.

Unlimited VacationIt may sound farfetched, but unlimited vacation is actually a proven concept. It’s a policy that has been offered successfully by large corporations, including General Electric, LinkedIn, and Netflix, as well as small and medium businesses, like the company I co-Founded, BluEra.

We have been offering unlimited vacation to our employees since 2013. Our decision to institute the policy came after we realized there are better ways of working together. We had great people working with us—sixteen passionate, motivated, high-performers—but we recognized that burnout could become a serious problem, and trust is one of our core values. From a broader picture standpoint, we didn’t want our company to have a sweat-shop mentality. We value our employees as stakeholders in our business.  In addition, we can easily measure success in our business.

The announcement was made to our team at our annual strategic session. SInce then, we’ve managed the policy using an online spreadsheet. All employees have access, and they are free to block off any days they plan to use for vacation. We don’t ask for advance notice.

I was initially worried people wouldn’t take enough time off.  Our experience since then has been the same as what many other companies with the same policy report: nobody abuses the system, they take about as much vacation as we would have “officially” allotted them, and they are respectful of deadlines and busy periods. In fact, it has brought about more accountability and collaboration. Our team members support each other so that everyone is able to take time off.

And the greatest benefit of unlimited vacation? It may not be what you think. Yes, it’s a great perk for attracting and retaining highly skilled workers, but the concept goes much deeper than that. It’s a sign of trust. Empowering our employees to be in charge of their time off shows that we believe in their ability to manage their responsibilities, workload, and results.   We also believe in the power of the pause and this gives people the time to regenerate themselves.
Many policies were created with the worst employees in mind, as a means to keep them in check.  We want to work with rockstars. Do rockstars want unnecessary boundaries put on them?  This approach of giving freedom to employees and expecting the best of employees encourages them to be just that – the best.

Will it work in your organization? I’ll answer that question with a few more: what kind of culture do you have, and what kind of culture do you want? Do you want your employees to be leaders, or followers? Do you want them to feel accountable to their results, or just punching a clock?

With the right team in place, unlimited time off can help your employees focus on the work they are doing and the results they are achieving, and feel empowered by the trust you have shown you have in them. So evaluate the idea based on the message you want to convey, rather than how much vacation you think you can afford to have your employees take. You may find you need to encourage them to take their allotted time off (yes, companies with unlimited vacation policies have reported this phenomenon), and if you have an employee that immediately books a month-long getaway, they probably aren’t a great asset to your business anyhow.
At BluEra, we have found that our unlimited vacation policy has been a positive and important element of our company culture. It is a way we live our values. And a happier rested person is a more productive and engaged person. Of course, this won’t work at all companies, but it’s certainly worth taking into consideration.


Ready to awaken your own business? Get your copy of The Awakened Company, hire The Awakened Company, and learn how companies are achieving a new standard of success. A best-seller within a week, one of Eight of the Best Business Books of 2015, and a Nautilus Silver Medal Winner for Best Business Book for 2015, it explores a new way of doing business: incorporating mindfulness and wisdom traditions to ultimately benefit companies, those involved in them, and the planet itself. It has earned praise from business leaders and industry experts, and is the blueprint for the successful executive search and team transformation company, BluEra.

Awakening Organizations – an Interview with Catherine Bell

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Awakening Organizations

Recently, I was featured among 25 of the world’s top Enneagram experts — including people like Russ Hudson (collaborator on my best-seller and award-winner, The Awakened Company), Helen Palmer, A. H. Almaas, Tom Condon, and Cheryl Richardson — sharing the latest insights and applications of the Enneagram.  Over 19,000 people registered for this Global Summit.

Please listen to my interview on Awakening Organizations:

 

Here are my top three takeaways from my interview at the Global Summit:

  1. We are asleep in our organizations:
    • 75% of business die within their first nine years.Awakening Organizations
    • Over 70% are disengaged at work.
    • Most people rate spending time with their bosses as their worst time of the day.
  2. We need to awaken something new and that’s what The Awakened Company is about – some things we can do to help our organizations to become more awake, more alive nd thriving like a forest.
  3. Some practical things you can do to help awaken yourself and your organization:
    • Improve your individual performance, engagement and happiness by becoming more self-aware. Read my book for more information, read books on mindfulne
      ss and get some coaching on self-awareness and mindfulness.
    •  Spend more 1:1 time with your team. Notice what they are doing right and tell them.  The result is that engagement improves dramatically.
    • Research shows that spending 2/3 of your time building your organization’s culture and 1/3 of your time focused on the financial results, your organizational performance will improve. With a sole focus only on financial results, financial performance is worse.

This interview was part of the Enneagram Global Summit 2016, a free online event which featured today’s top teachers who brought together Enneagram wisdom and experience from around the globe. For more information, please visit http://enneagramglobalsummit.com. This recording is a copyright of The Shift Network. All rights reserved.