Global Product Management Talk On Indigenous Principles For Corporate Change

Glenn Geffcken, Author, Shift: Indigenous Principles For Corporate Change And Partner,, Discusses A Culturally Based Process To Engender Business Innovation
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SAN FRANCISCO - May 6, 2014 - PRLog -- Most commonly in the the startup and innovation environment, enormous energy is expended birthing a vision to life. There is so much tactical effort required to bring new ideas to fruition that culture tends to be an afterthought. Yet, the single most powerful way to birth a vision with impact is to focus on culture from the very beginning.

Author Glenn Geffcken released his first book, "SHIFT: Indigenous Principles for Corporate Change", to catalyze a shift in organizational culture through the application of principles from indigenous society to the art of doing business. Geffcken offers a culturally based process and path to help move companies from stagnation to change, from mediocrity to innovation, and from disconnection to harmony. Geffcken details a set of principles that underlie indigenous societies throughout the world, drawing on their wisdom, their teachings, and their implications for significant transformation of core behaviors, beliefs, values, and ethics—which taken as a whole, represent a paradigm shift of magnitude rarely seen in the business world.

Glenn Geffcken is featured with host Cindy F. Solomon who is broadcasting live from Studio132 for the Global Product Management Talk on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at the simultaneous times of 10:00 AM Pacific Time, 11:00 AM MST Denver, 12:00 Noon CST Chicago, and 1:00 PM EST Boston.

Participants are welcome to listen live at and/or call in to talk on the show (323) 927-2957 and participate on Twitter by following @ProdMgmtTalk and using the hashtag #ProdMgmttalk (Best live listening quality is to call in to listen on the line during the show.)


Glenn says, "Anytime we hold conversations about how we can birth new ideas into life, the more we can engender a focus on culture the more new ideas will come forward with verve and impact."

About Glenn Geffcken
Glenn Geffcken is an accomplished executive with a background in sales, large-scale event production, publishing, and sustainability. He founded Balanced Is, a consulting company focusing on helping companies shift and evolve their culture. Geffcken lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina with his wife, Maria and his three step-children.

About Balanced Is:
Balanced Is helps companies strengthen their organizational culture through individualized workshops and coaching. Their workshops are designed to help professional people and business leaders deepen their personal value systems. By doing so Balanced Is enables them to infuse their careers and organizations with deeper meaning and purpose, which leads to a stronger organizational culture and enhanced business performance. Founding partner Glenn Geffcken has published a book, SHIFT: Indigenous Principles for Corporate Change, which explores the ancient principles of indigenous society and their applicability to business.

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