Monthly Archives: March 2011

Full steAm Ahead

 We hear so much about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) when we talk about education.  When you look at true innovation, it usually requires a strong dose of creativity.  Walt Disney knew this when he coined the term “Imagineering.”  … Continue reading

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“A Thousand Points of Light” Illuminating the Way for Employee Volunteering

In his 1989 inaugural address, President George H. W. Bush called upon the nation to make a difference in the lives of others through hands-on volunteerism. He spoke of “a thousand points of light, of all the community organizations that … Continue reading

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Disaster Response: Put aside your initial emotional reaction

As we watch the unfolding of the horrific earthquake in northern Japan and the resulting tsunami, we want to know how we can help.  For my community, we were under a tsunami watch this morning and saw in the media … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women’s Day is a national holiday. To celebrate … Continue reading

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Building Trust

Aligning profit with purpose to build trust and maximize the value of your business was the topic of today’s Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Power Hour Series.  Providing an overview of the 2011 Edelman Trust Barometer was Richard Edelman, President … Continue reading

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