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Why We Should Retire ‘Work-Life Balance’

Why We Should Retire ‘Work-Life Balance’

Last week I had the opportunity to speak on a panel at the Inventures Conference, an innovation-focused gathering that was held in Calgary. The topic was “Bigger Ideas for Building Impact-Driven Businesses,” structured around three limiting beliefs commonly held in...
What Movement Are You Leading?

What Movement Are You Leading?

I’m back with another installment in our series unpacking how the shift from Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to Environment Social & Governance (ESG) is transforming… well, everything. I’d encourage you to read our earlier primers on the differences between...
Diversity and Hiring: What’s Beyond the Door?

Diversity and Hiring: What’s Beyond the Door?

“The words of the elders do not lock all the doors, they leave the right door open.” -African Proverb Written by: Helen Hope Kimbrough So you’ve embarked upon a talent management search looking for the right candidate to meet the goals and objectives of your...
Ways to Keep Your Team Together Right Now

Ways to Keep Your Team Together Right Now

Who’s tired? I’ll admit, I’m pretty beat. The last year and a half have been some of the most challenging of my career and certainly the biggest obstacle Next Stage has ever faced. I’m sure the same could be said for most everyone. At the same time, Next Stage has...
Say Goodbye to Stale Cause Marketing

Say Goodbye to Stale Cause Marketing

Two weeks ago, we talked about cause marketing and how organizations are moving beyond ‘t-shirt logo marketing.’ It’s worth mentioning again that this was the single most common phrase we heard from our 60+ interviews with area business leaders for The Social Good...