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Thursday, March 29, 2007

Making Magic and Meaning
This Sunday local hero Jon Petz ; Professional speaker, author and magician unveils the annual Miracles & Magic Presented by National City to benefit The Adventures For Wish Kids Foundation.

My young daughter and I attend this fantastic event as an annual tradition.

Click on the link above to learn more about the April 1 shows and the Foundation.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Human + Capital =
April's Fast Company magazine and web site feature interesting articles about the current state of Corporate Initiatives aimed at improving the health corporate culture. "Measured Progress" provides new information on how companies are measuring the impact that yields a benefit for shareholder and community member.

I remember first hearing the phrase Employer of Choice seven or eight years ago and I still find this to be the exception. I do believe that the various generations that make up our workforce expect more and are increasingly willing to work in a new way to create more "people - friendly" companies.

Monday, March 19, 2007

"You Get What You Pay For"

Click on the title to view a refreshing Chronicle of Philanthropy article on the quality of life style of the modern human services worker. It is good to read a concise description of a core dilemma that prevent the "charity business" from attracting and retaining talent.

Thursday, March 01, 2007