July 2012 Blog Posts (59)

London 2012: The Fairest Olympics the World has Ever Seen

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Added by member on July 30, 2012 at 19:00 — 1 Comment

Employee Retention Alert: 5 Facts To Know About Your Millennials

Let’s do a headcount: 

Millennials: 79 million.  Baby boomers: 76 million.



No wonder the younger tykes are increasingly stamping their mark on workplace cultures. Millennials are the fastest growing segment of today’s workforce, and even amidst a prolonged…

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Added by Ryan Scott on July 30, 2012 at 11:06 — No Comments

Meet Anita Yang: Freelance Consultant, Virgin Unite

 

BFP: What do you do?

 

I am a consultant based in London. For the past year, I have been…

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Added by team on July 30, 2012 at 9:30 — No Comments

Interview: Olympic Medallist, Douglas Wakiihuri

Photo: Sports News Africa.  Douglas Wakiihuri' s Sotokoto Marathon donates shoes to Lang'ata Women's Prison

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Added by member on July 30, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments

Stop trying to manage people

“I hate managing people” was my client’s opening comment, before we had greeted one another in our usual friendly manner. “Great. Time to stop trying.” was my reply. My client gave me an out of character blank look. “People cannot be managed.” I said. Another blank look.



I meet so many people negatively stressed by their perceived inability to solve so called people problems. After many years of observing and interacting with people I am led to the following…

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Added by Ian Berry on July 30, 2012 at 0:42 — No Comments

Businesses Backing Vets: Merck Gives Pro-Bono Aid to Homeless Heroes

Part of Causecast's Memorial Day series examining how Corporate America is finding innovative ways to help veterans through its employee engagement programs.  This blog originally appeared in The Huffington Post. 



What would the world look like without the…

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Added by Ryan Scott on July 27, 2012 at 8:51 — No Comments

The Power of Business-Driven Development

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Added by member on July 26, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

Kourage: The Power of Sport to Fight Poverty

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Added by member on July 25, 2012 at 17:00 — No Comments

A Skills-Based Revolutionary: Taproot’s Aaron Hurst



 

A taproot is the core root of a plant that gathers nutrients from lateral roots and delivers them to the…

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Added by Ryan Scott on July 24, 2012 at 8:00 — No Comments

Moving Capital: Are you investment ready?

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Added by member on July 22, 2012 at 19:30 — No Comments

Why Is Digital Communication Increasingly Important For Marketing at the BoP?

Photo: © Simone D. McCourtie / World…

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Added by member on July 22, 2012 at 19:00 — 5 Comments

Millennial Myths: Cause Marketing

By Allison McGuire

Growing up with…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on July 22, 2012 at 18:18 — No Comments

Williams-Sonoma: Building on Corporate Responsibility

By Allison McGuire

The 2012 spring…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on July 22, 2012 at 17:39 — No Comments

We choose our thoughts and our emotions

I read a great insight in the Virgin Airlines Voyeur magazine on a flight yesterday from performance psychologist Dr. Phil Jauncey:

“There is a big misconception in sport and the corporate arena in which people think you need to get your mind right to perform, but that’s not true.



Mental toughness isn’t the ability to get your mind right before an event, it’s being able to execute when your mind is saying you can’t.”



In the article Jauncey is also quoted as saying…

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Added by Ian Berry on July 22, 2012 at 1:46 — No Comments

Fund for Evaluation in Youth Employment - Applications open until August 15!

The Youth Employment Network is now accepting applications for the Fund for Evaluation in Youth Employment!

"The Fund for Evaluation in Youth Employment" has been set up by the Youth Employment Network (YEN) to contribute to the evidence gap for effective programme design and delivery. The Fund will provide technical and financial support to qualified organizations for designing and conducting their impact evaluation. The Fund’s contribution to the…

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Added by Sharon on July 21, 2012 at 18:27 — No Comments

The 3 Fs of Office Giving

One of the best ways for companies to increase employee engagement while improving their communities is through workplace giving programs.  And the most…

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Added by Ryan Scott on July 20, 2012 at 12:40 — No Comments

Chris Marsden: Corporate Responsibilities in Times of Civil Unrest: the Case of Egypt and Vodafone

By Chris Marsden, Associate Fellow of the Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility  and teaches on the Cranfield MBA programme in the Sustainable Business elective. …

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Added by member on July 20, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

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