Business Savvy

Knowledgeable about how businesses operate; continually scans the environment for changing conditions and to understand competitors; applies best practices and proven management techniques to drive revenues and results.

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Highlights

25 Truths about Talent Management: Insights from the 2018 Talent Management Conference

March 2018

In this era of digital transformation, businesses need to become more digital and change how they work. First, HR needs to become more digital and change how it works.

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Policy Watch

May 03, 2018

For too long, the policy community has shouldered the daunting task of fixing capitalism. Learn how corporate leaders across all industries can apply their business acumen to make capitalism deliver more value to their organizations. CPE credit available

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Comcast NBCUniversal and Cities of Service Join Forces to Help Revitalize Detroit

(Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, April 2018)

This year, more than 100,000 volunteers will celebrate service during Comcast Cares Day by participating in volunteer projects all over the world. Making a positive impact in the communities where Comcast NBCUniversal employees live and work is a value the company embraces all year long. Businesses can ensure that the impact of service days like these lasts well beyond one day by linking their service projects to city priorities and ongoing initiatives.

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Products & Services

Conferences/Events

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Webcasts

  • Window On Productivity

    April 25, 2018

    After years of weak growth in productivity, recent measurements show a modest recovery. What is driving this, and how important is it? Will productivity finally begin to regain ground under the influence of the New Digital Economy? What needs to happen to sustain this recovery? CPE credit available.

  • Policy Watch

    May 03, 2018

    For too long, the policy community has shouldered the daunting task of fixing capitalism. Learn how corporate leaders across all industries can apply their business acumen to make capitalism deliver more value to their organizations. CPE credit available

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Blogs

  • Comcast NBCUniversal and Cities of Service Join Forces to Help Revitalize Detroit

    (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, April 2018)

    This year, more than 100,000 volunteers will celebrate service during Comcast Cares Day by participating in volunteer projects all over the world. Making a positive impact in the communities where Comcast NBCUniversal employees live and work is a value the company embraces all year long. Businesses can ensure that the impact of service days like these lasts well beyond one day by linking their service projects to city priorities and ongoing initiatives.
  • Confessions of a Teenage Nonprofit

    (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, April 2018)

    Nonprofits are like teenagers—they have difficult years, but with the right support, they can thrive and achieve great things in “adulthood.” The international nonprofit I co-founded, mothers2mothers (m2m), is now 16 years old, an awkward age for nonprofits, at least in the eyes of many donors. m2m employs HIV-positive women as community health workers.
  • More and Better: The Growing Corporate Volunteer Movement

    (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, April 2018)

    For years, “more” and “better” have been the shorthand goals of the volunteerism movement. Inspiring more people to volunteer and finding opportunities for that support to be of the most value to communities and causes has been the mission. During National Volunteer Week (April 15-21), we celebrate the impact of volunteer service here in the U.S., and the power of changemakers to come together to tackle tough challenges and build stronger, more vibrant communities.

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