Nobody Cares About Excuses, They Care About Results

by Brian McCauley

Excuses may make us feel better about our results, but they will not get us any closer to achieving our goals.

12 Suggestions To Increase Charitable Donations

by James Feldman

Philanthropy tends to decrease when the economy slows and overall donations were down in 2020 till now, in 2016, they appear to have returned to the 2007 levels. The winners are the ones who have the determination to move forward with their innovative ideas. You cannot agonize and influence at the same time. Now is the time for a new vision, a new stimulus, and an understanding that donor opportunities still exist for those that seize them. Here's 12 suggestions.

Increase Participation in Your Wellness Program

by Kim Farmer

Participation in wellness programs is a two-way street- there are both short and long term benefits for both the employee and employer. The key reason to start a corporate wellness program is because the employer wants happy, healthy and productive workers. For the worker, the wellness program allows him or her to remain healthy both physically and emotionally, and be more connected with the company. For the employer, insurance costs will decrease over time while other factors like morale and productivity increase over time.

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