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

Awakened Leaders Vlog – Part 3 in an Interview with CEO of New Resource Bank 1698 1131 Catherine Bell

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.

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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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Nautilus Book Awards Winner – The Awakened Company

Nautilus Book Awards Winner – The Awakened Company 480 622 Catherine Bell

The best-selling book, The Awakened Company was awarded the Nautilus Book Awards for 2015 in the Business & Leadership category.

The Silver Award recognizes The Awakened Company as “…a print book of exceptional  merit that make a Nautilus Book Awardliterary and heartfelt contribution to spiritual growth, conscious living, high-level wellness, green values, responsible leadership and positive social change, as well as to the worlds of art, creativity and inspiration.”

What an honour and a privilege! I am grateful for this award, which is recognition for the importance of our work, the community involved with our book and the message in The Awakened Company: there is a better way of doing business than the current model, and it results in more engaged and passionate workers, more sustainable business and better financial results. It is the wayNautilus Book Award to do business and to solve many of the world’s problems today.

I’d like to thank my publisher, Namaste Publishing Inc., who has been a great supporter of me and my work, my collaborators Russ Hudson and Christopher Papadopoulos, a whole community of amazing leaders who contributed to our book, my team at BluEra, my husband and business partner, Kent Brown and my two incredible sons.

To learn more about the best-selling and award-winning book, The Awakened Company, visit our website and buy our book.

If you are looking for a competitive advantage in your business, more fun, meaning and success in your work, then buy and read The Awakened Company. Remember, over 75% of companies die in the first 10 years. We can do better.

Living the practices taught in The Awakened Company improves your odds of survival – and is a lot more funl!

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Catherine Bell Keynote at REAP’s Down to Earth Week Festival on April 15

Catherine Bell Keynote at REAP’s Down to Earth Week Festival on April 15 1854 2029 Catherine Bell

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I am super excited to be the keynote presenter at REAP’s 8th annual Down to Earth Week Festival in Calgary on April 15. Join me at this event from 5:30-8:30 pm at Civic on Third (130 – 3 Ave SE) for an inspiring evening that showcases what it means to be an Awakened Company.

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Click here to find out more about the festival.

REAP Business Association, which stands for Respect for the Earth and All People, is a Calgary-based not-for-profit association for locally owned businesses that care about the community and the environment.

This festival is for social entrepreneurs and business leaders of all industries who are looking to take the next step in their sustainability journey. Come to network and support your fellow Albertans who are working hard to launch and/or grow their business, shape our local community and make a positive impact for people and the planet.

In my keynote presentation, I will make the business case for an awakened approach and a new economic model. Then five entrepreneurs, who are either starting or growing local businesses, will pitch their crowd funding campaigns on the BoostR Stage. You decide which of the presenters will get a boost of $1,000 from ATB Financial.

Dozens of displays will help you connect with local partners who can help you to advance your business for greater prosperity and community benefit. Your ticket only costs $56.28 and includes:

  • My keynote presentation
  • A copy of my best-selling book, The Awakened Company (Namaste Publishing 2015)
  • 5 pitches from social entrepreneurs running an Alberta BoostR crowd funding campaign
  • 4 judges who will give candid feedback to the entrepreneurs pitching
  • A vote for which pitch will receive a $1,000 boost from ATB Financial
  • Networking with 300 of Alberta’s brightest business leaders and social entrepreneurs
  • A seasonal, locally sourced dinner and cash bar

I hope to see you there!

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