Thank you to all who joined us on May 16 for our expert panel
event exploring how we live, work and play in the "New
Normal." The topic generated a sizable crowd and a lively
discussion about how values and priorities have changed in the
The results of our national poll, expertly conducted by Anderson Robbins Research,
helped frame what all of us have experienced in our personal and
professional lives since the Great Recession - the anxiety, the
determination and the underlying optimism that hard work and strong
values will ultimately translate into success. More information on
the poll -- including a PowerPoint presentation, infographic,
video and more -- is available here.
Special thanks to our polling partner, Chris Anderson, for his
tremendous insights into how the American Dream is being redefined.
And, of course, our panelists were outstanding and so generous with
their time - Theodore Tye, Managing Partner, National Development;
Tripp Jones, Managing Director, New Profit, Inc.; Lynn Margherio,
Founder & CEO, Cradles to Crayons; and, Eduardo Tobon, CEO, US
Cards & Payments, Santander/Sovereign Bank.
We would also like to thank our sponsors again: The Alliance for Business Leadership, Anderson Robbins Research, The Commonwealth Institute, Massachusetts Health Council and
Check out some of the great coverage our panel and poll
losing its luster?" - The Angle Blog, The Boston
"The New, Post-Recession
Nation" - Bulldog Reporter
the Week: Factors Driving Purchase and Brand Decisions in the "New
Normal" - CommProBiz
"The New Normal Poll:
Americans care more about the rainbow than the pot of gold" -
Adults Feeling Recession's Impact, But Optimistic About the
American Dream" - PRNewser/MediaBistro
Stay tuned for more photographs of the event!