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Latest Posts by Phyllis A. Fair
September 7, 2018
Sometimes, something magical happens when you make a wish. Dreams can come true. That’s exactly what 7-year-old Dillon, a patient at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN, found out when he made a wish. With the help of several FedEx pilots and the Mid-South Chapter of Make-A-Wish Foundation, Dillon traveled to Disney World—the
August 30, 2012
First, you start with one part Communications with an equal part of Marketing. Next you follow that by adding a heaping of Information Technology (IT), a dash of Human Resources and Customer Service. Then you top it off with some Finance and Operations. You mix all the ingredients together and voilà you have a social business blend. Of course, ingredients and the amounts can vary depending upon the company.
August 9, 2012
No, I’m not talking about hosting an ice cream or pizza get together in the breakroom. Even though an ice cream sundae with strawberries, chocolate and whip cream does sound good. Excuse me, I digress. Nor am I talking about a dance in the company’s cafeteria.“Social at work” is about providing employees with social media tools to enhance collaboration (particularly across silos and geographies), decision-making, transparency, participation in initiatives and innovation.
October 13, 2011
There is a saying that a smile is worth a thousand words. Well, a hug has to be worth every word in Merriam-Webster’s dictionary and more, especially when the hug comes from a Special Olympian who just bowled a strike, picked up a spare, knocked down one pin or bowled a gutter ball.