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Scaling behaviour change 
Research found decisions were based on 2 variables: social proof + social pressure. People adopt new practices if they see successful adoption by others (social proof) or if they feel their use is expected by them (social pressure).
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Being a fair parent increases your authority
If your child thinks you are fair, they obey you as they see you as legitimate authority. Harsh disciplinary strategies backfire. Instead of eliciting a healthy fear, they undermine parental legitimacy.
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Stuff - developing a healthy relationship with material things
Are we preparing our children to be happy and free adults as we immerse them in a society where image is king and consumerism seems to control us? Some insights from parents...
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Building resilient, responsible, sustainable businesses in a post-Covid world 
How are personal and professional challenges experienced going to impact future? How will this reshape our economy and society? What does that mean for businesses that emerge?
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Trends that should be on your Board’s radar 
Governing boards should have various issues as standing items on their agenda apart from operational and financial performance. Here are seven. What would your seven be?
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Improving wellbeing in the community
Case studies of 9 towns across the UK that are imagining and building new futures for themselves. The stories told show the breadth of responses people have developed to transform their towns.
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Lessons learned from B Inspired 
A conference hosted by B Corps attended by over 600 people looking to explore the changing role of business in society. Some insights from a delegate.
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How British moral attitudes have changed in the last 30 years 
Views on moral issues have become increasingly liberal. Today far more tolerant of illegal drug use, homosexuality, abortion, depictions of violence, aspects of sex in popular culture and other issues.
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Events (2 found)

Online - Ethics and Social Value in Business
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The Quaker evening video seminar series continues.  
In May we we will feature a talk from Dr Rory Ridley-Duff,  Professor of Co-operative Social Entrepreneurship at Sheffield Hallam University, on Six forms of wealth for a post-COVID world.  Rory explains new ways of thinking about wealth: natural, social, human, manufactured, financial and intellectual. His ideas sparked a great deal of interest at our November 2020 conference.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEucO6gqzoiHtwn3W531u58HkWLcl01tFrK
19/05/2021
19:00
Online - How Do I Grow as a Whole-Life Disciple in Financial Services?
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‘Is it possible to do what you do as a Christian?’

That was the arresting question LICC’s Work Forum Director Steve Osei-Mensah faced in the middle of a career that revolved around financial services. His response then – as now – was a resounding yes. Not only can you survive as a Christian in financial services – you can thrive and grow as a disciple.

If you’ve ever tackled similar questions about your career, join Steve and a panel of Christians working in banking, insurance, and asset management for the second of two seminars exploring what it means to be a whole-life disciple in FS.
12/07/2021
19:00

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