Sometimes we turn our blog over to an Experteer in the field. The month, we asked Emilia for an in-person and in-the-field update while she is supporting an education foundation in Colombia. There is not much that could be more rewarding in life… I stand in the sun, on the patio of Fundación La Vecina’s […]
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Nearly every CEO reports that their companies are not developing skills fast enough or leaders deeply enough. That’s a big problem for companies. According to the MIT Sloan Management Review: “Many managers think they can create better products just by improving the development process or adding new tools. But it’s skilled people, not processes, that […]
If you want to help Ecuador, please donate cash. Now is not time to rush to the rescue as a volunteer… yet. Certainly, volunteers have a place in disaster recovery, but done incorrectly, volunteers can do more harm than good as was witnessed after the Haiti earthquake. At this time, if you really want to help with […]
Millennials are known as being more environmentally and socially conscious than the older generations. So it always comes as a surprise to nonprofit, corporate, and governmental leaders when they see that millennials no longer in school do not give or volunteer as much as the other generations. But it’s not that millennials give less, it’s […]
The best leaders are lifelong, insatiable learners. Research proves that. But while you and I have a natural inclination towards learning new things, it doesn’t mean we’re good at learning. Because we’re not always great at learning new things, companies are investing more resources than ever before in developing “learning” skills in their employees. Many of these […]