Speaking Engagements

Altruistic Business by Gavin Watson

Fall 2023 (date TBD) invited by Ridgefield Public Library

Meet the Author and Book Signing

Discussion of key concepts presented in Altruistic Businesses: Why Conscious Businesses Outperform the Competition, by Gavin Watson
Audience: library patrons and interested people Geographic Scope: Southeastern Connecticut

Core Design Principles in the Conscious Capital Movement

Providing paradigmatic alternatives to neoclassical economics and the shareholder value model, which has dominated the business world for the last 50 years.
Audience: business owners, business consultants, or people who otherwise have a strong interest in quality workplace environments. Geographic Focus: International

March 29, 2023, invited by Southern CT State University

How to Choose a Great Employer

Why an Altruistic Businesses Will Outperform the Competition
Audience: students in their Constructing Your Career Program Series

March 25, 2023, presenter to the Conscious Leaders Network

Employees: Authentic Happiness & Motivation

A facilitated discussion of employees as stakeholders
Audience: CEOs and Senior Vice Presidents who identify as conscious business leaders. Geographic Scope: Connecticut (mostly Greater New Haven area)

March 20, 2023, invited by the Smaller Manufacturers Association of CT

Engaging Your Workforce

Building conscious cultures, and why it matters in employee recruitment and retention.
Audience: Owners and employees of manufacturing companies, many of whom are small family businesses, as well as students in manufacturing programs. Geographic Scope: Connecticut

February 2023, invited by Sacred Heart University

Sustainability and Conscious Business Practice

Panel discussion with other business leaders who practice Conscious Capitalism.
Audience: students in accounting, finance, management, and marketing classes at the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology
Geographic Focus: live with the campus community, recorded for the public on YouTube

January 2023, presenter to the Conscious Leaders Network

Why Conscious Capitalism Works

Kickoff session for a year-long program.
Audience: CEOs and Senior Vice Presidents who identify as conscious business leaders. Geographic Scope: Connecticut, US

Would you like to have Gavin Watson come to YOUR professional networking group, workplace, or community center? Get in touch!

Podcast Episodes

Gavin Watson appears as a guest on the Conscious Capitalism Connecticut Chapter’s podcast, The Curious Capitalist. In episode 39 he gets too sit down and chat with David Sloan Wilson, a distinguished professor of Biology and Anthropology at Binghamton University and a prolific author and public speaker.

Made in America Podcast with Ari Santiago

Jan 2023 – Higher Purpose Beyond Making Profit

Podcast, Interfaith Business Network

March 2023 – What Evolutionary Biology Teaches Us About Conscious Capitalism

The Curious Capitalist Podcast

Conscious Capitalism Connecticut Chapter

Friday Reads With Gavin

Gavin Watson shares insightful summaries and reviews of books on progressive companies, positive psychology, organizational psychology, and evolutionary biology.

“It became obvious to me that we should be managing and structuring our companies not on current ‘best business practices’ which are not science based, but we should be structuring our companies and managing our work places based on the current best research.”

Gavin Watson
Founder, Consultant, Author, and Chairman of Conscious Capitalism of Connecticut

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Gavin Watson will use his depth of experience in manufacturing to provide actionable insights and practical, step-by-step recommendations for bringing powerful turnabouts to life inside your organization. Actionable insights and practical.

Paul Murphy
Founder, Conscious Power Solutions