The Soul of Business - An Online Event

  • 4 Dec 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Zoom - Details in Confirmation
  • 76


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Our online learning series brings high-level conversations to your office. We hope you will join us for another incredible conversation:

Conscious Capitalism or Compassionate Capitalism. What's the difference? 

Two better ways of doing business, but both talking about The Soul of Business. Join President Johanna Lyman as she interviews the amazing Blaine Bartlett, best selling author of Compassionate Capitalism and CCBA board member Tom Henry, seasoned speaker and beloved champion of Conscious Capitalism across the globe (Learning & Development Leader, Whole Foods)

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About the speakers:


Blaine is President and CEO of Avatar Resources, Inc., a consulting firm he founded in 1987. The firm has affiliate offices in four countries. He has served clients in Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the United States. While living in Japan in the early 1980’s, he managed the business and international consulting division of one of the largest and most successful Human Resource Development and Consulting organizations in Asia. He is also Founder of the Institute for Compassionate Capitalism, a Managing Director of the Global Coaching Alliance, an Adjunct Professor at China’s Beijing University, Dean of Education at the World Business Academy, and a member of the teaching faculty at the American Association for Physician Leadership. In addition to his professional responsibilities, he's an avid fly fisherman and a hopelessly optimistic golfer whose handicap is that he plays the game.

Considered a major innovative voice in the areas of leadership development, organizational development, and change management, Blaine has been a guest lecturer on Enterprise Leadership Development at China’s prestigious Tsing Hua University, a featured speaker at numerous World Congresses of the Junior Chamber International, a featured speaker at the World Congress of Human Resource Management, and was a core panel member of the World Consortium for Research and Development of Training.


For 30+ years Tom has been working in the retail industry gaining proficiency in Operations, Management, Customer Experience, Product Supply, Talent Development and Change Management.  His career spans 4 decades in Department Stores and Grocery. 

Working in Leadership and Executive Development, he has lead teams and organizations through mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, natural disasters, economic collapses and recovery.  Achieving All Star status in two Fortune 100 companies, Tom continues to champion for Conscious Capitalism and Talent Development. As Diversity and Inclusion champion he attended both historically black and white universities in the US South.  He serves internally as a D&I Consultant and Business Leader. Additionally, he advocates for minority groups and family recovery organizations in his local and global communities.

His academic background includes Liberal Arts and Organization Development degrees with a focus on Education. A certified Barrett CTT tools Consultant and Values Based Leadership Coach, he is currently exploring and studying integral development and recovery supporting his ongoing goal towards servant leadership in our interdependent global community. 

Currently Tom is Learning and Development Sr. Team Leader at Whole Foods Market. There he designs, develops, and implements Conscious Leadership and Talent Development Programs based on the 4 Tenets of Conscious Capitalism and Values Based Leadership.  

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