Well, you have to convey what you are offering is the ideal product, service or entity that will fulfill the customer’s needs and desires. (more…)
Breast cancer survivors have big hearts and big stamina. I’ve been a healthy woman all my life and stand in awe of the fighters and survivors of cancer. How do they do everything their life now says they must do, remain employed, and still carry on with the day to day activities that their original circumstance gave them, like kids and marriage and faith? I have a very full life and can’t imagine one thing more, but somehow these women and men are marching on and succeeding, with so much more to do, and with less energy to do it.
You’ve heard it said, “You’ve got to stand for something, or you’ll fall for anything.” That’s true regarding business ethics, too. When it comes to your business philosophy, have you embraced philanthropy?
In tough economic times, it’s easy to decide that there just isn’t money to give away. The truth is, we have the money to do what we want to do with it, but when we’re not giving back to our community or supporting a cause that benefits the less fortunate, we’ve really just made a choice not to do so. I’d like to challenge you today to consider the benefits of giving to charity; the benefit to the community, and also the benefit to your business economy. Believe it or not, it’s tried and true. When you positively embrace giving a percent of your earnings to community outreach, your business irrationally prospers despite the so-called ‘loss!’ (more…)