Category Archives: Corporate Citizenship

Can I get an ‘Amen’, Greg Smith?

Former Goldman Sachs Executive, Greg Smith, is exactly the kind of wake up call corporate America needs right now. Whether you think he’s got shit for brains or monster balls for broadcasting his resignation from Goldman Sachs to the world via his scathing New York Times Op Ed piece is irrelevant. Does it really matter whether he’s…

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‘Tis the Season for a Giving Benefit

I’ve always been drawn to corporate diehards who wake up one day and say “screw this.” I’m even more drawn to them when they parlay that ballsy move into purpose. Today’s Guest Post comes from a guy who did just that: Ryan Selkis has leading-edge ideas about turning workplace giving into an employee benefit.  He’s the director of [email protected],…

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The Unemployed Basketball Association

The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) recent impasse has now shortened the regular season by 2 weeks (the pre-season has already been cancelled.) The owners and players are fighting over money…what else?!? The average NBA player’s salary is $4.8 million a year…they lead the world of global sports in this mark. While they squabble over their millions,…

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The Business of America is No Longer Business

This whole “debt crisis” thing has me all out of sorts. Like the rest of (wo)mankind, it has forced me to traverse the spectrum of emotion for our country and government – from fascination to apathy to disgust. Right now I’m probably more exhausted than anything…just plain old tired of hearing about it. So what…

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Stop Revolving, Start Evolving

On Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a year ago, I published a post in which I called for HR professionals to be maladjusted – a call King was fond of making. He shared that there were “some things within our social order to which [he was] proud to be maladjusted. [He] never intended to adjust [his]self to segregation…

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