Monthly Archives: September 2018

What Can You Learn From Elon Musk About Productivity?

September 26, 2018 | 889 views

What Can You Learn From Elon Musk About Productivity?

What Can You Learn From Elon Musk About Productivity?

You’ve likely heard the name Elon Musk muttered in conversations about innovation. He’s the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, but perhaps you’ll know him better for his outspoken views on conventional approaches to leadership and business. He’s stirred the pot and in doing so, he’s found a few ways to improve productivity across the board. Here are three lessons you can learn and implement from Musk about your employee’s productivity.

 

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How to Give Your Employees More Flexibility (and Why You Should)

September 19, 2018 | 742 views

How to Give Your Employees More Flexibility (and Why You Should)

How to Give Your Employees More Flexibility (and Why You Should)

According to a recent study in the Harvard Business Review, 96% of employees said they need schedule flexibility, but only 47% said they have it. That means that over half of the workforce is struggling and demanding flexibility, but feeling like their hands are tied by their employers. Women, in particular, reported that their schedule is less flexible than they need it to be.

 

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Should You Allow Dogs at Work?

September 12, 2018 | 815 views

Should You Allow Dogs at Work?

Should You Allow Dogs at Work?

Were you one of the many anxious shoppers on Amazon Prime Day who logged on early? If so, you were probably met with disappointment when the site crashed, but equally delighted when you saw a picture of one of Amazon’s dogs. Amazon is proud of its company culture where every day is bring-your-dog-to-work-day. From the day Amazon came into existence, a husband and wife team would bring Rufus, a Welsh Corgi, to the office to work. That sparked more employees to bring their dogs, and so began their tradition.

 

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Should Your Nonprofit Invest More Internally?

September 5, 2018 | 836 views

Should Your Nonprofit Invest More Internally?

Should Your Nonprofit Invest More Internally?

About 20% of nonprofits are grossly underfunding areas of their business, such as new technology, employee training, and fundraising expenses, according to a recently released BDO Nonprofit Standards report.  Instead, nonprofits are engaging in programmatic spending, with half of all surveyed groups saying they plan to increase their programmatic reach over the next two years. This poses a tremendous risk to future operations, according to the partner of BDO Institute for Nonprofit Excellence, the creator of this report.

 

If this sounds eerily similar to your nonprofit, here are four things you can do to restructure your budget so you’re investing more internally.

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