Investing in social programs that aim to resolve social problems may raise your corporate reputation. A well-furnished food kitchen, blankets for a homeless shelter and a care packages for victims of domestic violence are desperately needed and very helpful.
Take a good hard look at the issues that underlie the major social problems that are more evident.
How much more effective could your corporate social dollars be if they were also invested in food justice programs, affordable housing and gender equity in hiring practices?
Let us remember that there is so much more work to do!
Philanthropy is commendable but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injusticewhich make philanthropy necessary.
Enabling businesses and people to be successful. This is my mission, my life’s work. It’s always been what I have done wherever I’ve been employed, called to serve or to volunteer.
An experienced business leader, my core values are truth, integrity, and respect.
I believe that values-based leadership is critical for organizational success that is enabled by an engaged and empowered workforce.
Working over the years in several senior marketing, communications, and executive leadership mandates for global, financial, healthcare, and non-profit organizations, it has been through times of transformation and difficult change that I have done my best work.
In my blog posts, I share my perspectives on leadership, marketing and strategy that are based on my key learnings and observations over the years, all with the objective of helping others reach for success.
In my spare time, I enjoy the beauty of nature which I reproduce in my pastel paintings.
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