Many diversity targets are arbitrary and immature in their thinking because hiring managers don’t know what it means to hire for diversity beyond just knowing it’s a buzz word. LAUNCH! introduces the 3 lenses through which to look for talent as well as their novel, self developed Social Responsibility Maturity Hiring Model.
Jenny Leung, the founder of Bellanove, shares with us her journey from starting in the corporate world to attending a few pivotal entrepreneur programs that changed her life. She is now the successful owner of her own business with a social responsibility objective as so many millennials are doing today. In this episode, we open up about battling gender issues when trying to break out as a woman entrepreneur, why we should dismiss our preconceived notions when we travel to new places, how growing up in an immigrant family can be influential, and the risks it takes to launch.
Two LA journalists explore social issues, even those that we get uncomfortable talking about. It is up to leaders to break down these social barriers and address these topics, rather than ignore them. So let’s get comfortable with getting uncomfortable as we listen to our guests and gain insights into how to be a leader in the hard to lead areas of life.
Have you ever thought about the negative impact your business or industry has on the environment or community? Pollution, waste, over consumption of limited resources, habitat destruction, improper disposal practices, time away from families, standards of living declining, etc all effect our world. You want your kids to thank you, not blame you, for the world you leave them. Don’t be a part of the problem, be part of the solution. Many companies are seeing these negative externalities as opportunities to position themselves against them which can bring about good press and increase sales. Here are 15 Ways to Turn Your Negative Externality into a Positive Impact.