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Lessons from People First Cultures

Dave Petersen, O.C. Tanner
January 25, 2022
Evergreen journal

WIN THE TALENT WAR BY INVESTING IN PEOPLE FIRST

Chris Hoffmann, Hoffmann Brothers
January 18, 2022
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It's Not About the Bag, It's Where You Take It

Conni Reed, Consuela
January 11, 2022
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Cogitate and Celebrate Your Purpose

Dave Whorton, Tugboat Institute
January 04, 2022
Forbes

Tugboat Institute Summit Listed Among Top Leadership Conferences to Attend in 2020

John Hall
January 27, 2020
INC Panel

How to Build a Business to Last 100 Years

Bo Burlingham
January 20, 2016
Fast Company

Why This Female CEO is Buying Back Her Company from Investors

Lydia Dishman, Fast Company
October 03, 2018
INC Magazine

Built to Last (And Last...And Last)

Bo Burlingham
September 21, 2015

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UPCOMING EVENTS FOR MEMBERS

Tugboat Institute Summit 2022

Tugboat Institute Summit is an intimate, invitation-only gathering of Evergreen CEOs. This unique event brings together leading entrepreneurs who have the grit and resourcefulness to build and scale private, profitable, enduring and market-leading businesses that make a dent in the universe.

Tugboat Institute @O.C.Tanner

In October 2022, we will travel to Salt Lake City, UT for our Tugboat Institute Exemplar Visit at O.C. Tanner. Hosted by Tugboat Institute member and O.C. Tanner CEO, Dave Petersen, this event will share insights on leading an enduring, growing Evergreen business. Over the course of two days, we will take an unvarnished look at the history of O.C. Tanner from its humble beginnings selling class rings to students to the highly diversified software, distribution, manufacturing, and research firm of today. A company built on the recognition and celebration of people, O.C. Tanner is a remarkable example of the Pragmatic Innovation, creativity, and Purpose required to revolutionize an industry.

Evergreen Companies are the most important companies in our society today and are redefining success.