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Barclays' Team Challenge

When a small garden signs up to host corporate volunteers, it’s a skills lottery.  Someone who looks after huge amounts of money cannot necessarily distinguish a dandelion from a dahlia or knock in a nail.   155 more words

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Today’s stories

A feline helping paw; Gerard girls learn through volunteering with shelter cats

A group of girls is making a big difference to the cats at the Mower County Humane Society, but the animals aren’t leaving their caretakers empty-handed. 153 more words

The road to hell is paved with...

My friend, Amanda Uhle, shared this punch-in-the-gut story from the Boston Globe. Corporate and nonprofit leaders alike need to read it.

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/03/24/unwanted-volunteers/SNJQGGMQUUcIhYFh6M6k4M/story.html

I’m going to share a story with you now that I’ve never shared before on a public forum. 1,282 more words

Citizens In Business

"Make the job bigger than the job"

“Every CEO is trying to figure out how to make the job bigger than the job.”

I wrote down these words from my new coach, a retired aerospace CFO. 439 more words

Citizens In Business

3 powerful principles that will unleash corporate volunteering

Employees are your greatest brand ambassadors as they live and breathe a company’s values both written and unwritten. Their lives will inadvertently be a reflection of what a company stands for and what it aspires to be.

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My day as a youth worker: volunteering with the Prince's Trust

I currently work for a rather wonderful academic publishing company called Taylor & Francis (for less than two weeks more now…!) T&F belongs to the parent company Informa PLC, and Informa have a variety of agreements in place to allow their global staff to spend one day a year doing a volunteering project of some sort. 1,831 more words

Making a splash or making a difference?

So, your company is looking to give money and time this year. You want to make a big difference.

Good.

So plan to give less. 400 more words