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
Cruising through Embellishments in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, I saw a great display of Zulugrass jewelry from The Leakey Collection that gives back. So of course I had to check it out….and couldn’t leave without buying an $8 necklace! All materials used by The Leakey Collection are environmentally sustainable. Only fallen dead wood is used to
Today when I watched the Business for Good competition video from the 2014 Social Enterprise Alliance Summit in Nashville, I learned about Conscious Step. After I went to their website to learn more, I immediately bought my first pair of socks!
Doing one of my favorite past times, browsing bookstores, I came across Conscious Company: The Future of Business as Usual, a new magazine I’d never heard about before. I think you’ll be interested to learn about this great new publication.
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
Last night I attended the 10th anniversary celebration of Social Venture Partners Denver at the Grant Humphries Mansion in downtown Denver. What fun to reconnect with people I had not seen in years, meet some of the new Partners, as well as hear about the progress of this great organization since my involvement ended some
Friday as I was waiting for my flight back to Denver from Dulles, I was reading USA Today looking (as always) for cause marketing ads or articles that highlight ways businesses give back or are engaged in corporate social responsibility (CSR). What I saw that struck me was the juxtaposition of ads highlighting obesity and
I was in Bethesda, MD for the last week as part of JBS International's Project TAAG team assisting the Corporation for National and Community Service with the AmerCorps State and National meetings with about 400 attendees attending 5 different content tracks. I was directly supporting the Board Member Institute for governor-appointed state service commissioners from
I am in New Orleans in the rain today...and am now the proud owner of yet another umbrella... Earlier in the week, I facilitated the session, Transitioning to New Opportunities, at the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) sponsored Gulf Coast Convening (Twitter - #gulfconvening). 148 people representing the nonprofit, government, and business sectors