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piggybankMoney is a part of our culture that can be highly sensitive. For instance, it’s impolite to ask someone how much they make in their job or the size of their retirement savings.

And yes, I know that the biblical reference is that the love of money is the root of all evil, but it seems we’ve decided that money itself is a demonic force.

Here’s the truth:  money, in whatever form, is just a tool. It doesn’t matter if it’s cash in your wallet, or digits in a bank account, or access to others’ capital.

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Summer can be a great chance not just to relax, but to do some activities that we might not otherwise engage in.

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And don’t forget to sign up for the November Colorado Coaching Conference before the early bird rate expires!  We have some fabulous speakers and activities this year.

cc_coloradochapter-logoI had fun this morning giving a presentation to the local 1 Million Cups chapter about Conscious Capitalism.  There was some great discussion about all these companies out there trying to make the world a better place.

One of the problems this has, though, is terminology.  I started calling it Values Based Businesses on my blog four years ago.  You’ll also hear about “mission driven” and “purpose driven” companies, and “values based” investing. Read the rest of this entry »