begiving
Stuff a Stocking for a Kenyan Child

Stuff a Stocking for a Kenyan Child

Where did the summer go? It's September and the holidays will be here before we know it. While the sun is still shining here in England, it's a good time to start thinking about giving. Many of us have a long list of gifts to buy for family and friends for the holiday...

Day 24 Connection Challenge: Make an Introduction

Day 24 Connection Challenge: Make an Introduction

Do you know two people who would benefit from knowing each other? Making introductions can both help those in your network and create value. First ask permission, then take the time to craft an email sharing the unique strengths of each person and explaining why you...

Day 18 Connection Challenge: Be More Generous

Day 18 Connection Challenge: Be More Generous

When we give to others, they are more likely to give back, and this creates a foundation for stronger relationships. Reflect back on the times in your life when you were most generous; experts say this will motivate you to be more generous today. #begiving...

Day 17 Connection Challenge: Share a Hot Drink

Day 17 Connection Challenge: Share a Hot Drink

Yale University psychologists have found that people judged others to be more generous and caring if they had just held a warm cup of coffee. Invite a colleague for a cup of tea or coffee and strengthen your connection. #begiving #connectionchallenge

Day 16 Connection Challenge: Reconnect with the Past

Day 16 Connection Challenge: Reconnect with the Past

Do you have an old colleague or manager you’d like to acknowledge for past support? Take the time today to let them know: Send an email, make a call or send a message via social media. Or maybe even write an old-fashioned card. #begiving #betransparent #beauthentic...

Day 5 Connection Challenge: Say Thanks

Day 5 Connection Challenge: Say Thanks

Take 2 minutes and write a positive note or email thanking or praising someone. If you make this a daily routine, it dramatically strengthens your social connections, which research shows has side benefits of higher productivity, better health and greater motivation....