As Co+Hoots has grown through the years, the workload has increased dramatically, but the number of people doing it hasn’t. We consciously made the decision to begin automating as many functions as possible, which has allowed us to increase our efficiency and peace of mind through all the chaos.Read More
When you have a high functioning team, life is better, work gets done, success is achieved and- not to be dismissed- work can be more fun. Patrick Lencioni’s seminal work on teamwork has helped thousands of teams achieve this reality.Read More
I assure you it’s not quite as touchy feely as it sounds.
As a public engagement agency, it’s Decibel Blue’s job to use every proven tool available to achieve growth and high return on investment. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been proven over and over again to be an effective investment for companies looking for growth, and our official policy of turning down clients who don’t give back is an extension of wanting to do the best work possible.Read More
The role volunteering has on improved well being is common knowledge, but we often limit our audience to just our own employees. Engaged employees are vital to the success of every company and so are your clients, vendors and prospects. Why have we been leaving them out of our volunteer activities?Read More
Every business is going to have different access to resources, employee motivation and company culture, which makes every community support program unique. On Thursday, we started building a Menu of Engagement to help you think outside the box and find the right fit and initiatives for your culture.Read More
You will always have more people hopping on board when things go according to plan. Simplify the sign up process by clearly communicating the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How. It’s the non-profit’s job to share the impact that your service will have on their mission, but it’s your job to make sure your colleagues hear it. After it’s all over, share an email with your team to remind them of the good they did. Make it easy, make it impactful then remind them it was easy and impactful! Rinse and repeat.Read More
Giving back to the community is good corporate stewardship – it is the right thing to do, and it makes good business sense. Research shows that employee engagement drives business performance in all areas: Financial, productivity, profitability, customer relationship, innovation, growth, revenue, the list goes on.Read More