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"The work that Carol Sanford describes in The Regenerative Business profoundly changed my life, and I'm confident it will change yours too." - Jeffrey Hollender, Founding CEO, Seventh GenerationWhat if leaders stripped away all preconceptions about how business operates, allowing the organization to go back to its core and build itself back up to become something new-somet ...more
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Published October 10th 2017 by Nicholas Brealey
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Harshad Dhawale
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The perfect book to redesign company culture.
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What is a Regenerative Business?

There are a dozen buzzwords describing the modern, desirable company. It is agile, lean, and nimble, disruptively innovative, robust, resilient, antifragile, sustainable and even kind. So what the hell is a regenerative business supposed to be? In the words of author Carol Sanford

“Regeneration is a process by which people, institutions, and materials evolve the capacity to fulfill their inherent potential in a worl
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All-in-all, the creative disruption advocated, identified, explained, and analyzed by Sanford makes The Regenerative Business a must-have in executive libraries but also a vital read for all kinds of administrators (an argument could be made that this kind of thinking is desperately needed in high education). Sanford makes her case eventually leading us to recognize with her that "A regenerative business doesn't get into bidding wars for talent because it grows its own." Self-sufficiency is, arg ...more
Marco De Cristofaro
Dec 26, 2018 rated it liked it
I found The Regenerative Business well structured and easy to read. The reading flows in a linear manner and it offers many ideas to reflect on. Despite not all the readers might share the same points of view, Carol Sanford supports properly her opinions and makes them understandable even to someone who doesn't read often books which deal with economics. ...more
Nathan
Sep 24, 2018 rated it liked it
Interesting ideas about how to run a business, but not my favorite writing.
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Dec 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
A great book for entrepreneurs and small,medium enterprise ,and just for personal human capital growth .l loved it thank you Carol.
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