Occasionally, you meet someone and think, “Wow, that person is really going places.” You can see them rising in the ranks of our community’s corporate, political or leadership structure, or rising to a role in a national organization and making waves across the country. That was my reaction when I first heard Tamara Winfrey-Harris speak at a Women’s Fund of Central Indiana event. Her content and presentation style gave the feeling she breathed rarefied air, and we were blessed to be in her presence. There was no arrogance or ego, just the sense that we would all benefit from listening.Read More
Employee engagement is at an all-time low. The Great Resignation is taking its toll. As we move from pandemic to endemic stage, how do we recapture the culture and connection that we’ve lost in the workplace over the last two years?Read More
Indy leaders Tamara Cypress and Bob Schultz were problem solvers well before the pandemic hit, but the dual challenges of COVID-19 and the racial justice crisis put their skills into overdrive, resulting in the creation of two new powerful entities: Black Businesses Matter/Indy Accompliceship and the Downtown Indy Recovery Taskforce.Read More
In a recent post, we talked about why organizations should reexamine their Corporate Social Responsibility strategies to ensure they are authentic, meaningful, and resonant with employees. In this post, we share three ways to embed CSR efforts into your culture and sustain it over time.Read More
For over three decades, Borshoff has had the honor and pleasure to work with the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities (GCPD) to educate and initiate behavior change toward people with disabilities. When we first started working with the Council in 1987, we set out to create an enduring platform that would mobilize grassroots advocacy and create awareness for people with disabilities. Every year since then, Borshoff has partnered with the GCPD to create a campaign for Disability Awareness Month in March throughout Indiana. To illustrate our approach in action, we’re sharing this year’s work and some helpful resources.Read More
Most companies recognize the value of being a good corporate citizen and commit to corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities through volunteer programs, corporate and employee giving, environmental initiatives and a commitment to ethical labor practices. The smartest companies are those that also use CSR programs as an opportunity to enhance employee engagement, recognizing the two areas are highly interconnected.Read More
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My oldest stepson was recently injured in a car accident that left him with two broken legs. He’s recovering very well, but our effort to get him home from Texas and to ensure he could get around in our house left me a lot more appreciative of my own mobility. It also made me realize how many challenges people with disabilities must overcome just to stay “even” with those of us who can move around unaided.
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April is National Volunteer Month. If you’re a volunteer who helps make our community a better place to live and work, thank you. And if you’re not yet an active volunteer, what are you waiting for?
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