How’s your week going so far? I have daffodil envy. Apparently something happened to the ones that were planted by the previous owner, they got increasingly sparse over the last 3 springs and now, no daffodils. It’s good to have goals, and now I have a few for autumn.
Lots going on in the world and each week I try to surface information for you, as a person who leads with compassion, to help you stay centered, informed, and able to bring your best self to your work every day. With that as our framework, here are the stories I want to share with you today:
- In case you missed it, this POV by Sheryl Estrada for Fortune bears repeating. It’s about layoff strategies and why they’re often mistakes. Cue the “I told you so,” because monkey see monkey do layoffs to wow investors really make me angry.
- Each week, my company selects a charity to feature in our e-briefings and make a donation to. I became curious about America’s charitable giving habits and learned that only slightly more than half gave to charities in 2021 and the average annual donations for those people is $574. The article, from LendingTree, has lots of stats and breakdowns. And speaking of not-for-profits that deserve love…