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The rise of the social intrapreneur: 5 ways to foster corporate purpose post-COVID-19

If 2020 has taught us anything, it is that life cannot go on as it was before. COVID-19 dealt a devastating blow to the global economy. We must redesign it. Companies are already committing to putting stakeholder value at the core of their business, with ambitions to develop products that truly serve a societal purpose, radically cut carbon emissions and create a fair, inclusive and resilient value chain. Now we need the roadmap to get there learn more...

5 Lessons Social Entrepreneurship Teaches Us About Motivation

What if there’s a better way to get motivated? What if we can take control and create motivation through our actions? What if we can get ourselves motivated by setting up the right conditions? learn more...

What Motivates the Best Social Entrepreneurs?

Let’s consider the question of what is the right or best kind of motivation for the rapidly growing class of social entrepreneurs.  It’s a hot area, with a lot of new entrants, and not much in the way of rules and guidelines. Learn more... 

Transform  Great Potential Into Greater Performance

Clifton Strengths Explains How You Are Uniquely Powerful. learn more...

How Social  Entrepreneurs Can Hire Talent Effectively

The rise of social enterprises is undoubtedly a much-needed and exciting addition to the development space, globally. Yet, they are still bundled together with traditional NGOs and are surrounded by misconceptions: voluntary work, less pay, extreme work-life balance or merely a charity. A social enterprise rarely includes any of these and is defined as ‘a business for good’. learn more... 

Get Creative to  Uncover Top Talent When You're Hiring

“She looked so good on paper.”

Sound familiar? In your haste to fill an open position to keep your company running smoothly, you make a hiring decision that turns out to be a big mistake If this is the case, you are certainly not alone, and the problem isn’t a lack of judgment. A US Chamber of Commerce Foundation study released earlier this year confirms what many of us on the front lines of recruiting candidates already know: There is a skills gap in the current labor market. The study found 48% of respondents lamenting that candidates lack the skills to fill the jobs at hand. learn more...   

4  Ways Leaders Effectively Manage Employee Conflict

Conflict resolution is a daily occurrence at work that can either propel or disrupt the momentum for a leader, a team or the entire organization. The workplace can become a toxic environment when leaders allow conflict to fester rather than confront it head-on.  Managing conflict can be a tricky thing – especially when you are not familiar with the larger ecosystem in which the particular individual or department creating the conflict operates, and how efforts to resolve conflict will reverberate throughout that ecosystem. Learn more...   

How to manage conflict: Six essentials

Afraid of conflict? You wouldn’t be human if you weren’t. However, if you train your brain to openly face conflict and negotiate win-win outcomes, you will grow your leadership effectiveness enormously. Managing conflict will create stronger bonds in a team, encourage beneficial business partnerships and improve your ability to inspire and engage. It is also a key to generating the creativity and innovation necessary to lead in today’s often turbulent markets. learn more... 

Resolving Conflict Situations

To manage conflict effectively you must be a skilled communicator. That includes creating an open communication environment in your unit by encouraging employees to talk about work issues. Listening to employee concerns will foster an open environment. Make sure you really understand what employees are saying by asking questions and focusing on their perception of the problem. learn more...