So great to see the leadership of Jack Fox, Founding Chair of B:CIVIC, the Colorado organization I helped start, honored by his peers through the inaugural B:CIVIC Community Connector award, honoring those quietly doing great things. B:CIVIC is the acronym for 'Businesses Committed to Investing and Volunteering in the Community.' B:CIVIC is focused for professionals and business
A sneak peek of Driving Force Radio upcoming program I was interviewed for this week. The program will air this Saturday morning 9/29 on KNUS 710AM at 10:00 am MT. Jan Mazotti, host of Driving Force Radio talks with Strategy for Good author Susan Hyatt. Hyatt is also the CEO of Core Thought, a company
Here is the recorded webinar that I did on Recession Proof Giving. Please feel free to listen at your convenience. https://bnconnections.webex.com/bnconnections/ldr.php?AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=28607557&rKey=ABD368EE9ACB6E1E.
On Monday, I attended the O3 Nonprofit Summit in Denver; I was on a panel about Corporate Sector Response to our economic times. I was struck by how many of the social sector staff attending the Summit still talk about "donors and fundraising" instead of developing integrated win/win partnerships with companies, especially smaller local ones. For 10
I hope 2009 finds you happy, healthy, and ready to continue your business giving and community involvement to do your part to make a real difference in our world. These are tough times for many people. Daily, I hear so many negative things when I talk to some entrepreneurs and small business owners because of the state of
So, so exciting....BusinessWeek Small Biz published an article yesterday online, Make Giving Part of Your Business Strategy...and I am featured in it! Amy S. Choi, the journalist that wrote the article, contacted me a couple months ago for an interview. We had a great conversation and I really liked that she was writing an article
The last ten years I have been “all about” strategic business nonprofit partnerships. I first truly became committed to this topic as a result of my consulting work with the national network of Governors’ Commissions on National and Community Service and the AmeriCorps programs they fund in their respective states. In trainings I give on performance
I have been fascinated by business engagement with nonprofits for more than ten years. However, the roots of my interest in this topic run deep. To start with, I grew up in rural Maine in a family of four that values fairness and equality above all else. Jokingly, I always say I am from the “buy