The subject of generosity in business is often dismissed as impractical, pie in the sky, impossibly idealistic. I argue quite the opposite. Generosity is most certainly a virtue. But it also makes life better, makes people happier, enhances outcomes and inspires.
Becoming a true philanthropist is a journey of self-discovery. It is also an invitation to take part in social transformation - when individuals and communities are changed for the better. The act of giving touches both the giver and the recipient; each one is changed as a consequence.
Courage is critical, because there are so many situations in which we women have to break through barriers, challenge traditional behaviors and redefine the way others see us.
Billed as "The Great Transformation", its work was cut out for itself from the moment you could register online. A conference paying homage to the bri...
Everyone in every company is -- or should be -- in the business of selling: not just products and services but their organization's brand and culture and themselves and their abilities as well.
Your business is an extension of you. It started with an idea and a hope and problem you were itching to solve. A vision of how you could improve someone's life, work, relationships, self-esteem or home.
To succeed in today's business world, leaders must be proactive, skilled listeners. Leaders who make themselves accessible for conversation and listen regularly are well informed of the goings on in their workplaces.
Women entrepreneurs are biologically hardwired to harness time, and tend to care about the communal impact they have on others. That's why we choose our tools wisely, such as the use of social media, which has already changed the world.
What did you do when you got to work this morning? Did you dive in with passion or ease into the day? Did you do the easy things first or did you tackle a thorny problem with creative energy?
In my career of international youth affairs, I have met many leaders and change makers who have accomplished something commendable in their lives and ...
Fascinating new projects are conceived, senior leaders get pumped, game plans are drawn up, but no one gives the "worker bees" any more time to devote to the newly launched projects.
We all know that taking time out during the day to recharge is solid advice. It clears the cobwebs. Meditation goes a step further. For me it is a gift that keeps on giving. I'm learning that our mind doesn't enjoy chaos and noise but takes it for granted.
Gina McCarthy, a former assistant EPA administrator and head of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, discusses her leadership philosophy and how she manages an agency of 15,000 employees.
When you think of a host, what comes to mind? Do you think about the folks who so generously hosted you for a lovely weekend on a lake? Or perhaps you think of your friend who invited you to dinner last month.
Systems of Record, Systems of Engagement, and Networks of Record - so many systems that describe how we work, who we work with, and where we work, fac...
That boss that just always has to be right, who doesn't listen, who won't accept another point of view. We've all experienced it.