Conscious Evolution with Barbara Marx Hubbard
November 21, 2014
Hosted by Olivia Parr-Rud
Would you like to live in a more sustainable, connected, and peaceful world? Do you feel that business has a role in creating this future? Are you drawn to business models that create synergy and mutual benefit for business, society, and the globe? Tune in and learn how the leading pioneer of conscious evolution, Barbara Marx Hubbard, has spent her life building a vision for a positive future. Hear Barbara share her story - as a young child, she questioned how our powers of destruction could be used for good. Today she asks how our technological advances in biotech, nanotech, nuclear, etc. can be used to create positive outcomes. Gain insights from her vision as we evolve as humans. Learn about her model for the future – The Wheel of Cocreation – social synergy and whole system shift. Be inspired by Barbara and others who are showing the way – that it’s possible to do well by doing good! www.evolve.org
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In today’s fast-paced, high-tech, global economy, the business landscape is constantly changing. The confluence of big data, emerging technologies, and global connectivity puts unprecedented pressure on companies to become more innovative and agile. To maintain a competitive edge, companies must constantly adapt while continuing to identify and exploit new opportunities. Interestingly, new models are emerging from science and nature that offer a unique perspective – one that sees our global economy as a highly interconnected, continually evolving complex adaptive system. These models unveil powerful insights for optimizing our business strategies and processes. Each week on Quantum Business Insights, Olivia explores these concepts with thought leaders from around the globe. We look for ways to leverage their insights to ignite innovation, inspire our workforce, and create positive outcomes for our companies, our communities, and the planet.
Olivia Parr-Rud is a renowned thought-leader, speaker, author, and consultant in the areas of business intelligence, innovative leadership, and organizational alignment. She is considered a pioneer in the integration of data science and holistic organizational practices that deliver success through the optimal blending of quantitative and qualitative methodologies and practices.
Her early research and innovative advancements in data mining and business intelligence led to the writing of her best-selling book, Data Mining Cookbook, Modeling for Acquisition, Risk and Customer Relationship Management (Wiley, 2001). Realizing the need for enhanced human competencies in fast-paced, high-tech organizations, she was inspired to conduct research in the areas the communication, collaboration, innovation, adaptability, and leadership. This led to the unveiling of links between the global economy, organizational dynamics and complexity science, highlighted in her second book, Business Intelligence Success Factors, Aligning for Success in a Global Economy (Wiley/SAS, 2009).
Olivia lectures and consults internationally in the areas of business intelligence, communication, innovation, and leadership. Her current research is focused on psychology, human capital, brain science, quantum physics, evolutionary biology, systems theory, and complexity science. She holds a BA in Mathematics and an MS in Statistics.