Can Organized Philanthropy Learn To Learn?
August 14 | Timothy J. McClimon, President, American Express Foundation | Comments (0)
Is organized philanthropy really in a position to influence democracy, or does it need to get its own house in order first? A new book by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) posits that for foundations to make lasting progress towards the goals they share with their nonprofit partners and communities, they need to be learning all the time, discovering what is happening in their communities and how change is affecting the ability of nonprofits to do their work and reach their own goals.
Online Community Health Check
August 14 | Vanessa DiMauro, CEO, Leader Networks | Comments (0)
Is your business's online community optimized? Online communities can yield substantial business results for organizations that do them well. But, like all dynamic systems, they need a check up, so you can identify and implement the right changes to keep your community on track.
Currency Wars: What a CEO Should Prepare For
August 13 | Bart van Ark, Executive Vice President & Chief Economist, The Conference Board | Erik Lundh, Senior Economist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
In the coming months, global executives could find themselves trying to navigate an international currency market wherein both the USD and the RMB are competing in a ‘how low can you go’ devaluation game. This new battleground, if it fully manifests, could be more detrimental and problematic for global businesses than anything we’ve seen from the tariffs to date.
Key Takeaways from a Decade of Millennial Research
August 07 | Jean Case, CEO, The Case Foundation | Comments (0)
Are millennials misunderstood? Over a decade of research from the Case Foundation has found that the characteristics with which millennials were previously branded—a quiet, inactive, insular group that did not engage with social causes and were often considered self-centered, lazy, and too concerned with their devices to think about anyone else—are false. Instead, millennials are thinking, acting, and living their lives like no other generation before them.
A conversation with… Jack and Patti Phillips
August 06 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
A Conversation With... features a discussion with the leader of our Human Capital Center, Dr. Rebecca Ray, and thought leaders in the Human Capital field. In June, Rebecca will be speaking with renown HR experts, Dr. Jack Phillips, Co-Founder and Chairman, and Dr. Patti Phillips, President and CEO, of ROI Institute Inc.
Julian Guthrie on the women who took on Silicon Valley and built today’s most powerful businesses
August 05 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Join Julian Guthrie as she discusses her new book, Alpha Girls, which delves into the unforgettable stories of four remarkable women who became stars in the high-stakes, male-dominated world of venture capital in Silicon Valley.
Want to Better Retain Staff? Try Recognition.
August 05 | Bob Nelson, Senior Fellow, Human Capital, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Managers need to be skilled at the basics of effective recognition and to use that skill in a timely, sincere and specific manner on a daily basis as their employees have performed well. Managers have to lead the charge in proactively helping to make your workplace a culture of recognition in which the behavior is part of the common practices of the organization.
Helping Employees Plan for Long-Term Care
July 31 | Anna M. Rappaport | Comments (0)
Research indicates that there are huge gaps in long-term care planning. The need for help, and possibly a lot of help, later in life, has a huge impact on multiple generations of many American families. Society of Actuaries’ research studies show that while many people are aware of the risk, few do advance planning for managing it.
Creating Diverse and Inclusive Business: The Evolution of Employee Resource Groups
July 30 | Kelly Lynch, Brand and Content Specialist, Realized Worth | Comments (0)
Do Employee Resource Groups help employees promote activism and help guide the culture of a company? If not, better collaboration could help. There are three key building blocks companies should consider to promote organization-wide collaboration: Trust, Communication, and Shared Vision and Purpose.