Darlene Pope on saving money and energy with intelligent buildings – it’s easier than you think!

“Intelligent buildings”? Listen to Darlene Pope talk about how you can save money and energy – including on maintenance – easier than you think with IT systems in your office and commercial buildings. Darlene Pope, Founder and Principal of CoR Advisors®, shares her 15-point roadmap – recently presented at the DC Building Summit – for intelligent… Continue reading Darlene Pope on saving money and energy with intelligent buildings – it’s easier than you think!

Ah that new car smell….but do you know how harmful those chemicals are that you’re inhaling?

Amy Sorter of EcoSavvyMoms explains the nasty chemicals that smell comes from and how to avoid it, including in office furniture.

Empowering women while providing access to electricity with Aneri Patel

How many people do NOT have access to electricity, and how are women becoming empowered as a result? Click here to listen to Aneri Patel of the UN Sustainability for All Initiative talk about this fascinating phenomenon.

The “Fierce Urgency” to Increase Women’s Leadership in ARPA-E — Blame All Around

Women control $12 trillion of the global economy and make about 80% of the purchasing decisions, according to the Boston Consulting Group (not exactly a feminist-leaning company). The Washington Post says “Fixing the Economy: It’s Women’s Work” and that the “Fortune 500 firms with the best records of putting women at the top were 18… Continue reading The “Fierce Urgency” to Increase Women’s Leadership in ARPA-E — Blame All Around

One Lesson from Steve Jobs We Missed – Embrace Conflict

Being nice doesn’t drive innovation. As the legacies of Steve Jobs are analyzed and dissected, one of the most important ones is that Steve Jobs did not worry about not being liked – and drew the best out of people. This flies in the face of traditional corporate culture. Jobs didn’t care about being liked… Continue reading One Lesson from Steve Jobs We Missed – Embrace Conflict