Turkey is a model for us. It has a new official policy: “zero problems with the neighbors.”
On the streets of Indonesia, children often compete, gang against gang, in violent war. Many of them don’t have a home, much less a bed, to call their own. But a new night life is emerging in Indonesia.
God help me to become a clearer, more loving person. To think of others more; myself less. To listen more carefully; respond in deeper gentleness.
One of the most powerful things you can do to recognize someone on your team is to call them and thank them and say “You’re doing a wonderful job today, and I wanted to thank you. That’s it. I just wanted you to know, and for you to take the time to recognize it. Please know how much I appreciate your consistent work and positive attitude.” Do not add on a ‘to do.’ I know that’s tempting as we as CEOs have a lot we want to accomplish! But just let the conversation rest in genuine appreciation. It’s one of … Continue reading Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: Tell Your Team They Are Great and DON’T Give Them Anything To Do
This is one of my first forays into CSR. I have to say at a very young age I have both loved nonprofit work, as well as the forprofit sector. You can read some of my early thoughts as I am getting involved in the sector, giving a speech at Bank of America, about Corporate Social Responsibility.
International giving is on the rise. In the United States, we’re seeing double-digit annual growth. A study called Preferences for International Redistribution by Osili and Cagla Okten explored the characteristics of international donors.
A home should be inspiring. All the objects in your home should reinforce your values and character. Home should be a respite of calm and peace, and a reflection of who you are. A home should demonstrate moderation. Homes should reflect what is needed. Meet your needs, and then embrace moderation and simplicity. A home should have balance. The best homes reflect a sense of balance within the spaces, allowing for different types of activities. Some may be more energetic, others which are more peaceful.