Real magic happens for organizations whose interests branch out beyond their physical walls and into the community around them. It creates a powerful “people connection” that benefits company team members as much as community members. It’s the perfect win-win. So, what can you do to help create that community connection? Let’s take a look!
1. Create a ‘give back’ initiative. For example, Comcast chooses a day every year where their entire teams go out and service the community, and they call it “Comcast Cares.” Everyone has a great time and serves a terrific cause. It can be as simple as providing a meeting space for a local charity to congregate. Or allowing students or community members to come into your organization to learn more about what your team does and help them skill build.
2. Encourage giving. Some of my clients do this by giving their employees one or two days per year dedicated to community service projects. Ot...(register to read more)