Amazon’s more than 1,000 full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits at new fulfillment centers in Hillsborough County and Lakeland, Florida are welcomed additions to central Florida’s economy right now as the economy continues to recover. However while we can celebrate a win let’s remember that unless we keep evolving and bringing innovation to the I-4 [...]
I had been aware of and interested in seeing the film Girl Rising since a trailer was first released a year ago. The film directed by Richard Robbins tells the stories of nine girls from nine developing nations that fight to overcome adversity and get an education as path to transforming the cultures of [...]
As we reach the midpoint of October I want to provide a recap of some of the subjects covered on the blog of Tafuro Communications and Conscious Capitalism Florida over the past month and give an update on CCF’s progress.
Conscious Capitalism Florida
We have continued the growth of Conscious Capitalism Florida’s grassroots advocate base, [...]
It’s been a while since I’ve commented here about the ongoing struggles of the newspaper industry to remain the primary keeper of journalism. It’s been almost two years since the St Petersburg Times rebranded to become as
When discussing the higher purpose focus of Conscious Capitalism and balancing the needs of all stakeholders questions often come up about measurement of non-measurable “purpose” decisions and how they translate to the bottom line. Parts of my response are as follows. One is to point out the numerous examples of conscious companies that already have [...]
For over two centuries capitalism and the companies that people have formed under the free enterprise system have been on a journey. That journey has taken a legal entity, the corporation, from one that had typically been chartered for a specific purpose and/or period of time through to today where American companies enjoy the same [...]
Forbes Magazine in August covered Publix and how their Conscious Culture and employee ownership is helping them win the grocer war in Florida. Publix’s president, Todd Jones, who started out as a bagger 33 years ago stated, “We believe that there are three ways to differentiate: service, quality and price… You’ve got to be good at two [...]
I’m often asked when discussing Conscious Capitalism if and how in fact this bold idea will really change long standing practices in the business world that many people have begun to just accept as “the way things are” instead of seeing the future potential for good that is out there.
When we founded Conscious Capitalism Florida earlier this year it required reaching far and wide across our founding team’s network to find new and strengthen existing connections that would help us launch and maintain successful non-profit venture. While combing through existing contact networks and meeting with people I directly knew or could be introduced to [...]
For over 25 years the Straz Center has been a community destination, a nurturing home to passionate artists and performers, an educational haven, and a source of pride for employees, volunteers, and patrons. The Straz Center has also been a catalyst for the redevelopment of Downtown Tampa.
For 25 years the Straz Center has been [...]
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