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April 20, 2010
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see – Henry David Thoreau - A few months ago, I started a series of blog posts on Practical Environmentalism. This post is the fifth and last of that series. To recap, this one was preceded by the following:
December 7, 2009
“The only thing that you owe the public is a good performance” - Humphrey Bogart Maybe this is true in acting; but it’s not accurate when it comes to business in general, or delivering boxes every day and night.
November 5, 2009
"A house can have integrity, just like a person" - Ayn Rand - Practical Environmentalism is strategic and transformational environmental stewardship that adds tangible value in the effort to be more responsible. It doesn’t matter if the organization practicing it is a household, a business, a state, regional or national government.
November 24, 2008
If you want to learn a lot about a corporate culture, go through the process of launching a corporate blog. Successful companies often become successful because they have strong cultures based on command and control – emphasis on control. It’s all about process, approval, calculating risk and measuring outcomes. That does not always jive well with social media. FedEx is one such company -- if the idea of losing control is scary then the idea of a blog has the makings of a nightmare!