CEOs Must Do These 3 Things To Turbocharge Innovation
November 29 | Victor Assad | Comments (0)
Across the globe, one business challenge has the ear of CEOs like few others: innovation. Six in 10 surveyed executives think the chance to avoid falling behind their competitors has passed. Much of the anxiety from today’s business environment ties back to their commitment – or lack thereof – to innovation.
10 Takeaways from the 2017 Lisboa Web Summit
November 29 | John Metselaar, Co-Leader, Productivity and Innovation Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Earlier this month, I had the privilege of attending the renowned Web Summit in Lisboa. While this four-day festival of ideas produced an endless stream of takeaways, here are my top ten...
What Does It Take to Build Strong Relationships?
November 28 | Amy Shields, Program Manager, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations | Comments (0)
Over the past 20 years, the Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) community has championed the idea that strong relationships with nonprofit partners matter. GEO’s research shows that grantmakers who are more connected to their grantees are more likely to provide the type of support that nonprofits need to succeed — things like capacity-building support and multi-year, general operating support.
Should You Place Your Trust in the Mainstream Media?
November 28 | Neville Hobson, Communication Leader, Social Media Leader, Digital Change Agent, Speaker | Comments (0)
The results of a survey published last month suggest that journalists believe fake news is creating new trust in traditional media around the world. According to the 2017 Ogilvy Media Influence survey, traditional media was found to be the most trusted news source globally by 52 percent of journalists surveyed across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Has teleworking peaked? Not according to the data.
November 27 | Gad Levanon, Ph.D., Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board | Frank Steemers, Associate Economist, The Conference Board | Comments (1)
The latest data from the American Community Survey (ACS) suggests that through 2016, the trend of shifting towards teleworking is not slowing down, but rather accelerating.
On Governance: Getting along with BlackRock
November 27 | John C. Wilcox, Chairman, Morrow Sodali Global LLC | Comments (0)
Two of BlackRock’s key decision-makers: Michelle Edkins, managing director, global head of Investment Stewardship; and Zach Oleksiuk, head of Americas, Investment Stewardship; talk about the significance of a company having BlackRock as its largest shareholder.
Award-Winning Examples of Companies Supporting the Arts
November 21 | Emily Peck, Vice President of Private Sector Initiatives, Americans for the Arts | Comments (0)
The arts are an economic driver. According to the Arts & Economic Prosperity study, released by Americans for the Arts, the nonprofit arts and culture industry generated $166.3 billion of economic activity during 2015, which comprised $63.8 billion in spending by arts and cultural organizations and an additional $102.5 billion in audience spending.
Measurement Lessons Learned from Cisco, Southwest, and Exeter Hospital
November 15 | Katie Paine, Founder and CEO, Paine Publishing | Comments (0)
Last month, Paine Publishing hosted the Summit on the Future of Communications Measurement. Here, we present three case studies from the summit that highlight the three major themes that ran through every conversation.
For Funders and Nonprofits: Excellent Nonprofit Management is Mission Critical
November 15 | Jennifer Swayne, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Brooklyn Community Services | Comments (0)
Nonprofit missions help us rally around various societal challenges. However, while nonprofit missions garner attention from funders, the management of the organization is where attention is critical. The challenge is that some funders may make their funding decisions based on nonprofit missions and nonprofits may direct more of their attention to mission rather than management.