As I watched the video of security officers dragging a United Airlines passenger, bloodied and disheveled, off a plane Monday, I kept thinking, “How did we get here? How did this situation escalate to this extreme?”
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More people donate to breast cancer organizations than any other disease-related non-profits. How did pink become the color that represents our nation for a full month out of the year? The answer is simple, really: branding.
It’s no secret that attracting and retaining the best talent is key to long-term business success. From the importance of a steady team to the hidden costs of high turnover, no company can afford to take their people for granted. Hiring and keeping great people is a passion area for me. At MCG, we firmly believe that fostering employee growth and loyalty begins on day one. Our culture of teamwork permeates everything we do, so it’s critical that we embrace each new employee immediately, and instill in them a passion to thrive and succeed. Learn three ways to bring an employee to an evangelist.
In its most basic form, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the devotion of a company’s time, money and support to social, environmental or economic welfare efforts. The goal of CSR efforts is not to add more funds to the corporate coffers, but simply to foster positive change in the world or the community. When done well, however, not only will a company bring about meaningful change outside its walls, but it will also reap other benefits. Read more about the four primary kinds of corporate social responsibility and what companies have established them as leaders in CSR.