Aligning employees, getting them engaged, and creating a workplace that people not only love to work in, but strive to get a place in, is the “holy grail” for many companies. And with good reason.
In our white paper, The Age Of Meaning, we explore the challenges and opportunities this new era presents to business. Referring to economist Umair Haque’s contention that we’ve left the “age of opulence” – a time of hyper-consumerism based on the mantra of “bigger, faster, cheaper, now” – we make the point that… Read more“Are We Really In The Age Of Meaning?”
Where can we find more donors? It’s a question that charities of all sizes – especially smaller ones – are pondering on a regular basis. An effective way for charities to grow their income is to partner with a corporate organisation. However, charities are often competing for the same partnerships… Read more“Small charities: a guide to attracting corporate partners”
It’s little wonder someone like musician David Carroll was inspired to produce a music video – that went viral – about United Airlines’s cavalier attitude toward him when he complained about how they badly damaged his guitar in transport. “United Breaks Guitars” – cited in an excellent report from the Economist… Read more“C-Suite Confusion, Fear and Disagreement”
The word charity holds high regard in the minds of most. It is associated with selflessness, helping those in need, and improving one’s community. While we’d like to think that every charity has good intentions for humanity, there are organizations that qualify as charities that, from your perspective, may not… Read more“Determining if a Charity has Your Best Interest (and the General Public’s) in Mind”
One of the challenges of modern business is to get people engaged, motivated and gratified to either work for you, or do business with you. For numerous reasons, people (formerly known as employees and customers) are more demanding of whom they work for, what they buy and whom they buy… Read more““We Cannot Solve Our Problems With the Same Thinking We Used to Create them.” ~Albert Einstein”