We all want to give more, but it’s a pain. It either costs money or we have to “run for a cure” while panhandling to our friends and co-workers. We say, forget all that. Continue reading
Category Archives: and Compassionate Capitalism
Why Networking is So Important in Business
The old saying goes, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” In some respects this is only half-true, but the half that is true should not be overlooked. Continue reading
The Peace Corps and Job Corps
One of the many great things about our country is that there are so many opportunities to volunteer and help others. Additionally, there are programs designed to help us. While many argue that helping another is a way of helping oneself (and we don’t disagree) we want to highlight two amazing programs the United States has that help us promote goodwill around the world and help our own young people.
The programs are the Peace Corps, where we can volunteer to go to other nations and serve in the capacity of helping others, and Job Corps, Continue reading
When you coordinate your marketing efforts, do you ever think to do any internal marketing? That is, do you consider that your team deserves to be reminded that you care about them, and that they work for a great company?
We’ve been thinking of this more lately because our average employee has been with us for over 15 years. While it’s true that we’ve been good to them – never bouncing a paycheck, always having a health and life plan, and refusing to accept lucrative offers to move outside the United States – the truth is that we felt we could do more. Continue reading
How Generous are we as a Nation?
Every year there are data collected and compiled into the World Giving Index (WGI). The WGI measures how generous people are in each nation based on the percentage of the population that:
- Donates money
- Helps strangers
It was released that in 2013 the United States Continue reading
Compassionate Capitalism: How Corporations can use Their Resources to Give Back
When it comes to giving back, many people consider the jobs created by businesses – small and large – to be enough. Those who have started a company know the incredible feat it is to keep one going, but many business leaders are going beyond this by giving even more.
This includes sponsoring a local little league team or allowing a Girl Scout Troop to set up for a day outside of one’s store.