Larger agencies are becoming the Home Depot within the system of ending homelessness. Homeless agencies are evolving into Home Centers. For homeless agencies, "home" is certainly a more hopeful and more accurate description than "homeless."
Former PR and marketing executive Shara Koplowitz has traded plane rides with George Clooney and Vanity Fair Oscar parties to organize peoples homes ...
We have succumbed to the trends of the surrounding culture, employing professionals to prepare the perfect space and the ideal services to accommodate all comers. All you have to do is show up. But if I don't have to invest anything into the community, the community doesn't really matter.
IKEA announced this week that it would recall meatballs and sausages from its stores across Europe amid concerns that they might contain horsemeat. In doing so, IKEA became the latest retail giant involved in a scandal so complex that it reads like a political crime thriller. Only it's real.
"We know our customers come to Ikea for the high-quality product, top-of-the-line materials, and easy and innovative relationship-strengthening at-home building process, not for horse meat."
With Swedish furniture IKEA giant taking a big (although unintentional) leap in the culinary world by taking their famous meatballs on something of an equestrian detour.
Without placing a priority on creating not just jobs but good, union jobs, our economy will remain at a standstill for anyone but the 1 percent.
Dear Ikea, I just wanted to thank you for hijacking our weekend and providing my husband and I with a few more grey hairs. As the working parents of five children, we were truly delighted to dedicate our weekend to bunk bed assembly.
Unfortunately, there's no perfect set of instructions to being a good dad. There are, however, a few simple tips for new dads to make the "assembly" process a tad smoother.
Florida Grand Opera partnered with Ikea Sunrise to celebrate the store's fifth anniversary in a most memorable way -- with an operatic Random Act of Culture.
Sustaining innovation calls for commitment to the founding mission that is at the core of a company's raison d'être. And perhaps most importantly, world-changing innovation starts small, and begets more innovation.
On one hand, more affordable lodgings usually means greater access to travel, which, of course, is a good thing. However, I wonder about the chain's impact on small, "mom and pop" budget hotels.
The Lacey Act is under attack by some companies and Members of Congress and House Leadership is pushing for this bill to come up for a vote by the whole House before the end of July. Passage of this bill would be devastating for efforts to address deforestation.
It is time to stand up against illegal logging and for American business, musicians that want instruments that are untainted, American workers, companies that want legal wood, and communities around the world devastated by deforestation.
I found myself recently standing in a grocery store aisle, holding a bottle of barbeque sauce at arm's length in order to bring into focus the ridiculously tiny type. When did children with 20/10 vision start designing all our consumer products? I wondered.
Bold, confident, visionary leaders who take their businesses in new directions are widely admired and sought after. But when confidence balloons into the belief that a good manager can win in any situation, the business is headed for trouble.