How many times during the day do you say to yourself or someone that “I don’t have time?” It is easy for the day to get away from you with phone calls, emails, customers, to-do lists, etc.… But are you aware of the message you send when you say those words? I wasn’t.
Last week, I was in Columbus, Ohio, meeting with several business owners and nonprofit leaders. They were all great conversations. Each had a specific objective, and in every case, we achieved more than we anticipated. But there was one moment when I asked myself, “Do I really know what I am doing?”
When you type “change is constant” in Google, you get more than 500 million results. Some of the first entries are related to Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher who said, “Change is the only constant in life.” He shared this thought around 2,500 years ago. So why do we struggle so much with a concept that has been around for so long?
Social responsibility is not merely an approach for big companies anymore. Giving back helps make a business of any size better, stronger and more relevant. Is your business ready to start or expand on what you are already doing? Here are five steps to build a competitive advantage for your business by doing good.
As a business owner you wear many hats as you perform day-to-day operations and plan for growth. With all this, it’s easy to overlook the positive impact your business has in the community and the benefits that giving back can in turn create. Here are seven reasons why you should integrate giving back into your growth plan.
I recently typed this question into Google: What is kindness? My simple question returned 160 million results. As I perused these results, I realized there is no single way to define kindness.Trying to find one definition minimizes what the meaning really is, but there are some traits that outline what it can be. Here are a few of those attributes to help you identify it in your life.
Across the country, local businesses are offering their support to federal employees impacted in their communities. Have you seen or heard about one of those businesses in your local community? We would love to hear about it.
At our launch event next week, we will be doing good deeds to raise funds for The Dick and Jane Project. We sat down with Executive Director Nick D’Andrea to share with you more about their great work.