team building
Quality of Lifehacks
3 Quality of Lifehacks to be a Good Listener
Quality of Lifehacks
Quality of Lifehacks

Hello Out There. Is Anyone Listening?

In today’s constantly connected, multitasking world, listening is more important than ever. Unfortunately, it’s fallen to the bottom of our priority list.

Listening is where meaningful communication and relationships start. In business, listening is especially important. It’s how you build trust, manage disagreements, inspire your people and enhance commitment. At Sodexo, one of our core values is team spirit. Listening is fundamental to developing and nurturing successful teams. (more…)

Workforce & Workplace
Training Camp: Team Building Activities Inspired by Football
Mia Mends
Mia Mends

CEO,

Benefits & Rewards Services

Sodexo USA

We are at the end of July and that means training camp for the National Football League (NFL) 2016 season is just around the corner. Before the teams officially take the field in the fall, they will spend copious amounts of time practicing and preparing this summer. It’s not too much of a stretch to consider how a little summer training and team-building could improve your team’s performance as well. (more…)

Community Engagement
Volunteering Could Be the Missing Component to Your Workplace Success
Steve Dunmore
Steve Dunmore

CEO, K-12 Schools

Sodexo North America

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”

― Winston S. Churchill

Giving back to our communities and to those in need makes our lives more meaningful. Not only do we encourage our kids to do community service while they’re in school, but many people spend weekends doing volunteer work, often through an organized group or a religious institution.

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Community Engagement
Advancing a Jobs-Driven Economy: Corporate Social Responsibility Takes a Different Form
Michael Norris
Michael Norris

In the 21st century jobs-driven economy, companies are demanding a workforce armed with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills, along with effective team building, communication and problem-solving ability. Business leaders, industry experts and academics must collaborate to develop a strategy that ensures the next generation of STEM-educated leaders is prepared for the jobs of tomorrow. Just like an Olympic athlete who invests years of training to prepare for an event, our talent development strategy must reach future employees long before they enter the workforce.

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