by Shane O'Connor, Program Advisor, FedEx Global Citizenship
I had an interesting conversation this week with Chris Poland, chairman and senior principal at Degenkolb. Degenkolb is an engineering firm that provides a wide spectrum of structural engineering services to architects, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare institutions, universities, and government
On March 21, 2012, the Disasters Roundtable of the National Academies hosted a workshop to facilitate the exchange of ideas among scientists, practitioners, and policymakers to identify issues related to the understanding and mitigation of natural, public health, technological, and other disaster
The topic of women in the workplace is certainly not a new subject for discussion, but how we look at their role and impact is most certainly changing. History has accurately recorded the foundation that women bring to our families and communities, but what about in business?
Growing up I spent more hours than I care to admit reading mystery novels. Often, the critical link in solving a case was a watermark on a piece of evidence. The watermark always revealed something important and meaningful.
I recently attended an event in Tulsa, OK called A Day without Business. This was the intriguing title of an event that asked business owners to consider what they would do if their businesses were interrupted for a day (or longer) due to a disaster. Expert speakers from the areas of i
It’s perfectly understandable why disaster preparedness might not be a front-burner issue for most small business owners.