Corporate Sustainability and the Financial Implications

Sustainability is on the minds of many people you know. As awareness about climate change and environmental consciousness grows, pressures fall on businesses from society, the government, shareholders, and employees. Profit isn't the only focus for businesses. Rather one focus is how business is done and how it impacts the environment. 

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How to Know if Your Job Doesn't Fit

When you go to work do you feel constrained and uncomfortable? 

You know the feeling. It’s like pulling on a shirt or sweater that’s too small. You can’t wait to get it off, it’s driving you crazy. And it looked so good on the shelf!

That’s how it feels when you work for a company whose values don’t match yours.

In today’s economy, you may ignore the warning signs of a misfit. After all, it’s a job! You know how to do it, the pay is good, and so is the benefits package. You reassure yourself you just need to get to know them…

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Elizabeth B. Crook is CEO of Orchard Advisors. For over twenty years, she has worked with CEO's and entrepreneurs to think and act strategically to grow their companies' bottom line and have more overall satisfaction. She has a gift for making sense of complex situations and mapping them so creative and practical approaches emerge. Clients speak of her insight, skill, authenticity, and willingness to ask the hard questions in a gentle way. 

She is also the bestselling author of Live Large: The Achiever’s Guide to What’s Next. Recent media features include ForbesFast CompanyDaily WorthPBS Next AvenueThrive Global, Conscious Company, and BetterBook Club.

A mother, grandmother, and ardent hiker, she lives on Music Row in Nashville. 

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Graphic of two hands, one holding the world the other holding a green tree
10/08/2021
Sustainability is on the minds of many people you know. As awareness about climate change and environmental consciousness grows, pressures fall on businesses from society, the government,... read more
Overwhelmed man with head down on desk
02/11/2019
When you go to work do you feel constrained and uncomfortable?  You know the feeling. It’s like pulling on a shirt or sweater that’s too small. You can’t wait to get it off, it’s... read more
Graphic of two hands, one holding the world the other holding a green tree
10/08/2021
Sustainability is on the minds of many people you know. As awareness about climate change and environmental consciousness grows, pressures fall on businesses from society, the government,... read more
Overwhelmed man with head down on desk
02/11/2019
When you go to work do you feel constrained and uncomfortable?  You know the feeling. It’s like pulling on a shirt or sweater that’s too small. You can’t wait to get it off, it’s... read more