Tim Sanders's blog: Business Innovations in Community Development
Promote wellness at work // 04.09.2009
I think that company wellness programs are MONEY.
They create healthier employees and reduce insurance claims. Many companies find that the few year return on investment is three or four to one!
They are also a source of innovation and and leadership at work. When ex-Sierra Club president Adam Warbach helped Wal-Mart teach store managers eco-sensibility -- he realized that wellness programs were the missing link. Wh... More »
One of the best ways you can help others on this website is by sharing your business/social success stories.
Many of us want to implement socially responsible programs at work ranging from people to community to planet. The problem is, with the current state of the economy, we need to tie it to the business. In many cases, you'll need to demonstrate that your ideas is either free... More »
Can you save the world at a radio station? // 10.01.2008
I was on the Bob Rivers Show in Seattle this morning.
Bob is a great guy, and his crew supports World Vision (a leading charity to assist children in Africa). So far, his station has raised well over a million bucks and helped thousands of kids get clean water and new schools in Africa.
More importantly, Rivers found a way to make it work for the radio station too. World Vision paid for a... More »
Convert waste into wealth // 09.30.2008
Here's an excerpt from my book, Saving The World At Work:
Every day at work, you are surrounded by waste that could be easily converted into social nutrition for your community. Have you ever counted all the broken or outdated computers, monitors, printers, phones, desks, and chairs gathering dust? Many innovators are turning their trash into food by partnering with nonprofit groups with... More »
Adopt a partner // 07.08.2008
Stanley Marcus Jr. did just that for broadcast.com back in 2000. His company, Neiman Marcus, had hired us to webcast their annual launch of their big book luxury holiday catalog. Even though I was just a services vendor, the first time he met me, he decided to take me under his wing and give tough but necessary business advice. He schooled me on customer management, branding, personal attire... More »
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