"Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What is Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!"
Dr Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas
At this time of year, we're getting more and more excited for Christmas - it's also that time when friends and relatives ask 'What would you like as a present?'
...Well, rather than risk another pair of socks, how about a good book to read over the festive period? Here are our favourites for this year:
1. Relentless, by Tim Grover. Grover is the international authority on sports performance and motivation...
Part Four in our C*SR series: “If you have something to give, give it now" - Mark Bezos
We are passionate about the work of not for profit and social businesses. We are passionate about the difference that they can make in the World.
We want to accelerate that difference by bringing them in daily contact with the corporate world and successful business leaders. We want to provide them with business guides and mentors that can provide them with the direction that they need.
Our Hub Leaders
Are successful CEOs or entrepreneurs
Work with the CEOs of 4 to 6 not for profit businesses drawn from the...
Part two in our C*SR series: 'Don't just be successful, be significant'
“A life lived for others is a life worthwhile"
- Albert Einstein
The legacy you leave behind is determined by the life you lead today. Lord Browne, ex CEO of BP writes:
"CSR Programmes are short-lived because they are separate from the commercial activities of a company, they survive on the whim of senior executives rather than the value they deliver... the original idea of connecting the World through CSR is dead."
Our management consultants have devised a new way of connecting legacy and philanthropy to the commercial activities of your business, developing
Clients frequently say to me that one of the most important things to them is that their lawyers have passions outside the law - it makes them more interesting people to be with.
Whilst entrepreneurs of growing businesses are very focused on winning clients, developing teams, forming their product and service offering, some of the strongest businesses of today integrate ‘giving back’ and ‘doing good’ – giving them as much priority as their business strategy.
Adam Grant at Wharton Business School has written a book called ‘Give and Take or; why helping others drives our success’. He describes the business world as...
TOMS Shoes is the sweetheart of the corporate philanthropy world. The business is the brainchild of Blake Mycoskie, a young entrepreneur that has successfully married his vision for a business, with one for greater good. The concept is very simple:
Every time you buy a pair of TOMS shoes, they will give a pair away to a child in need.
The model provides a few good lessons for those wanting to combine business with doing good:
Give employees something to be more proud of: Mycoskie says that employee morale is phenomenal in his business; ‘how could you be down when you know that...