"Today's consumers are eager to become loyal fans of companies that respect purposeful capitalism. They are not opposed to companies making a profit indeed, they may even be investors in these companies - but at the core, they want more empathic, enlightened corporations that seek a balance between profit and purpose."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Simon Mainwaring on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Simon Mainwaring on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Simon Mainwaring on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Simon Mainwaring on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Simon Mainwaring on Abraham Lincoln
"Non-disclosure in the Internet Age is quickly perceived as a breach of trust. Government, corporations and each of us as individuals must recalibrate how we live and share our lives appropriate to the information now available and the expectations of others."
"There is a fundamental shift that social media necessitates in business today - the need to transition from 'Me First' to 'We First' thinking."
"The leverage and influence social media gives citizens are rapidly spreading into the business world."
"Not since the digital revolution in the early '90s has technology placed such a comprehensive burden on business, employees and individuals to reinvent their business plans, services and products, and themselves to keep pace with the changing marketplace."
"Business practices and how we treat the planet are also in desperate need of re-humanization."