But now we will also have something different. I'm pointing this particular article because I have found something rare in the business world: principles. And not the fluffy kind, the real ones that matter and make you feel good about what you do, and how you do it. What's amazing is a little investment in employees can return magnificent results. Coupled with responsible and straightforward practices, you can establish a sustainable business plan. A good business knows how to treat its employees and customers with dignity.
CNN Money recently ran this article. I am going to include a teaser here, but I recommend taking a moment to read it. It's a solid, reasonable look at women's future in business and how we can empower women and reap the rewards of doing so.
You can't argue with success. It is logical and noble to "start doing business that is good, in all senses of the word." But above all, while we rebuild our businesses and restructure our business practices, that we keep our previous mistakes in mind. Let's move forward instead of going in circles.