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Ryan Scott's Blog – July 2012 Archive (5)

Corporate Volunteerism for Incurable Cynics

This blog originally appeared in The Huffington Post.

There’s one in every crowd and at least one at every workplace; the cynic. She might be highly motivated and intensely career minded, but your garden variety cynic tends to be skeptical of…


Added by Ryan Scott on July 30, 2012 at 6:49am — No Comments

A Skills-Based Revolutionary: Taproot’s Aaron Hurst

A taproot is the core root of a plant that gathers nutrients from lateral roots and delivers them to the plant so it can flourish.  Which makes it the perfect name for an organization that sees itself as a taproot for the nonprofit sector, drawing nutrients from the business community and delivering them to nonprofits so they can thrive.  

Aaron Hurst launched…


Added by Ryan Scott on July 24, 2012 at 4:17am — No Comments

How To Get Your Employees To Stop Job Hunting

Studies show that engaged employees generate an average of between a quarter to a third more …

Added by Ryan Scott on July 17, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

Why Everyone Hates Your Company


Corporate distrust is why CSR matters While the Occupy Wall Street movement has cooled a bit, one thing hasn’t changed: public distrust of corporations is at an all-time high.  According to a poll taken last year by GfK Custom Research, a majority of Americans (64 percent) say it’s harder to trust corporations now than a few…


Added by Ryan Scott on July 12, 2012 at 4:07am — No Comments

Brainstorming Fundraising Ideas? Don't Overlook Corporate Philanthropy

corporate philanthropy

For every non-profit, there’s no way around it.

Your cause is relevant and worthy. You’ve identified the need and crafted a breakthrough solution that will ensure tangible impact. 

Your mission statement is both beautiful and inspiring.

You’ve assembled an impassioned, dedicated staff…


Added by Ryan Scott on July 4, 2012 at 7:55pm — No Comments

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