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Forbes Names CBRE One of America's Best Employers

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LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CBRE is among America's Best Large Employers according to Forbes magazine.

America’s Best Employers were selected based on an independent survey of over 50,000 employees working for companies with at least 1,000 people employed in their U.S. locations. Employees were asked to evaluate their own employers as well as other companies in their industries.

Comcast NBCUniversal Named a LinkedIn Top Company for 2019

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April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Comcast NBCUniversal has been named to LinkedIn’s Top Companies list for a third-straight year. The list identifies 50 companies where Americans most want to work right now.

The annual ranking is calculated by analyzing actions taken by over half a billion LinkedIn users and weighs three main metrics – job applications, engagement and employee retention – at U.S. companies with over 500 employees.

The Nonprofit 10 Percent

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Those of us who work for or support the nonprofit sector have always known how important it is to the nation’s health, environment, safety net, creativity and quality of life. From churches to cultural centers to food banks, schools and humanitarian organizations, the nonprofit sector feeds the nation’s soul, its heart and its body. But, it’s also critically important to the nation’s economy and job market.

American Express Hosts Its Largest-Ever Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit to Back the People Who Move the World Forward

MOVING TO WASHINGTON, D.C. IN ITS FIFTH YEAR, THE SUMMIT HELPS EMERGING SOCIAL PURPOSE LEADERS GAIN THE TRAINING AND CONTACTS TO MAKE A LASTING IMPACT
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American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) announced today its annual Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit on April 1.  The intensive two-day immersive program offers professional development and networking opportunities to cultivate emerging nonprofit and social purpose leaders. Marking its fifth year, the summit will convene outside New York for the first time, taking place in Washington, D.C., a major hub for nonprofit organizations.

Today’s Leaders Need to Be Great Storytellers

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Ken Chenault, the former CEO of American Express, often paraphrased Napoleon in saying that leaders need to define reality and give hope. Essentially, it is up to leaders to tell their people what is happening now and inspire them by outlining the opportunities that the future holds for them both individually and institutionally.

In sum, leaders need to tell a good story. An authentic, believable and realistic one. But, one filled with promise of a better day, and how we’re going to get there.

Survey Says Aflac is Once Again a Fortune’s Most Admired Company

18 years on annual list show how Aflac isn’t a company that takes service and value for granted
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COLUMBUS, Ga., March. 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Aflac today announced that it is once again included on Fortune’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for 2019. With this 18th year of being voted onto this prestigious list by industry peers, the supplemental insurance company has once again demonstrated that Aflac isn’t a company that takes customer service and shareholder value for granted.

Leaders Should Engage In Principled Conflict

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As widely reported, before John Dingell, the longest serving member of Congress, passed away recently, he shared some thoughts in his final statement to America.  One of those missives was the following:

Groundbreaking Report by Equileap Ranks General Motors No. 2 U.S. Company on Gender Equality

Citigroup, General Motors, Bank of America and Johnson & Johnson gain top scores
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Equileap assessed companies in the S&P 100 Index on 21 criteria including access to healthcare:

  • General Motors is the only leading US company with no gender pay gap.
  • No company achieves gender balance at all levels - board, executive, management, workforce.
  • A vast majority (71 percent) of US companies now have an anti-sexual harassment policy in place.
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Equileap assessed companies in the S&P 100 Index on 21 criteria including access to healthcare:

  • General Motors is the only leading US company with no gender pay gap.
  • No company achieves gender balance at all levels - board, executive, management, workforce.
  • A vast majority (71 percent) of US companies now have an anti-sexual harassment policy in place.

5 Books That Every Leader Should Be Reading Now

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The beginning of a new year is always a good time to be reconsidering one's reading list.  With apologies to friends who have written terrific books on leadership and corporate social responsibility, the following are the five books (in alphabetical order) that I think leaders should be reading (or in some cases, re-reading) this year.  Some of them are new, some are more vintage, but all of them have lessons for leaders that are not only worthwhile, but increasing important in our highly competitive and chaotic world.

Whirlpool Corporation Named One of World’s Most Admired Companies for Ninth Consecutive Year

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Whirlpool Corporation is celebrating nearly a decade of recognition as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. FORTUNE Magazine has placed Whirlpool Corporation on its distinguished list for the ninth consecutive year.

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