Join Conscious Company and Thrive Consulting Group for an evening of food, drinks, and inspiring stories about purpose at work.

Sum+Substance shares the stories of people who have created purpose and meaning in their jobs. These are the stories of bucking the trend, listening to your gut, failing gloriously, working hard, and finding opportunity in inopportune times. Every story is different and every story offers a challenge. These challenges will propel you as you go forth and do good work.

We are coming to you.

  • Phoenix

    April 28
  • Denver

    June 23
  • San Francisco

    September 29
  • Dallas

    November 2
  • New York

    December 5
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“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”
- The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

Watch some of our latest story tellers &
take them up on their challenges.

Michael Sorrell

Michael Sorrell

Paul Quinn College
Chad Houser

Chad Houser

Cafe Momentum
Carol Peppe Hewitt

Carol Peppe Hewitt

Slow Money NC
Pierce Freelon

Pierce Freelon

ARTVSM
Casey Dilloway

Casey Dilloway

Community Sourced Capital
John Tucker

John Tucker

Dave's Killer Bread
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The most powerful predictor of happiness is having a good job surrounded by people who we care about. Join us in-person when we come to your city or follow the stories via our social networks. Sign up for updates to be the first to hear about speaker announcements and ticket sales.

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Past Sponsors

  • Plum Organics
  • Green Is Good
  • The Honest Co.
  • The Do School
  • Plum Organics
  • Sustainable Brands