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June 4, 2019 SHIFT

Seven Essentials of a Great Place to Work

We’re breaking down what makes a great place to work on the heels of SHIFT’s 3rd consecutive Inc. Best Workplaces recognition. Each year, Inc. Magazine surveys more than 100,000 U.S. employers to find the nation’s best places...

May 9, 2019 Jeff Cherry

Navigating The Contenders and Pretenders of Conscious Capitalism

This is the second installment of a real-time series about what it’s like to be raising a first-time venture fund as an African American fund manager. It’s meant to be a transparent description of the challenges and...

April 25, 2019 Jeff Cherry

Musings About Work, Inequality, Social Justice And Capitalism

This is the first installment of a real-time series about what it’s like to be raising a first-time venture fund as an African American fund manager. It’s meant to be a transparent description of the challenges and...

April 8, 2019 Carly Cope

Grow Your People to Grow Your Business

“Leadership development” is a buzzword these days. From large corporations to startups, organizations of all sizes are realizing that developing the next generation of leaders is no longer a “nice-to-have.” It’s an imperative...

March 27, 2019 Bailey Ames

The Secret is in the Soil: How to Cultivate a Mission-Driven Culture

  The engagement crisis is real. In fact, 70 percent of people are disengaged at work. For seventeen years, this number has remained relatively unchanged. And I’m NOT ok with this. That is why I’m at SHIFT.  We know engagement...

March 21, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

Gain Perspective on Your Personal Mission by Giving Back to the Community

I channel my desire to make an impact by helping companies, organizations, and entrepreneurs integrate broader missions into their work culture. This desire comes from listening to my gut brain, which leads us toward working...

March 20, 2019 Joe Mechlinski

The Biologic Pulls Behind the Most Infamous Business Decisions

We think with our hearts and guts as well as our heads, but the heart and gut brains complement the head brain in areas such as sorting information and strategizing.  The brain in your heart and gut matter. This fact doesn’t...

March 15, 2019 Jaime Torchiana

Hard Work Beats Talent

What we can learn about work ethic from a girl who no one wanted to succeed. (Even when she was ridiculed in a school Facebook Group that was dedicated to her failure). My cycling coach fights me on this notion. Mike and I have...

March 14, 2019 Carly Cope

4 Keys to Productive Disruption in the Workplace

Four years ago, my husband and I decided to make a fairly significant life change. Newly engaged, we were living in the heart of New York City where a vibrant social life, good food, shopping, and museums were all just a subway...