Harvard Business Review: How the Best Teams Keep Good Ideas Alive

by Patricia Satterstrom, Michaela J. Kerrissey, and Julia DiBenigno, Harvard Business Review Leaders face rising pressure to include more voices in day-to-day decision making. Soliciting diverse perspectives across the organizational hierarchy makes good business sense: It’s been shown to improve innovation and help employees feel valued and avoid burnout. But have these pressures resulted in […]

Designer & NASA Scientist Solve a $244B Problem: How Collaboration Fosters Good Ideas

By Mark Wilson, Fast Company Nearsightedness doesn’t sound that scary, but more and more people around the world are suffering from its clinical name: myopia. Because of myopia, China can’t find enough pilots, while the world is losing $244 billion in productivity a year, and that’s just the beginning: By 2050, more than half the […]

NPR’s TED Radio Hour: What Leadership Looks Like

From workplaces to schools to national governments, leaders everywhere are being called on to solve complex problems with humility and bravery. This hour, we consider what it takes to be a leader. Guests include executive coach Patrice Gordon, organizational psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon, and educator Shabana Basij-Rasikh. This episode of […]

NPR Podcast: Kelly Rowland On Being the Ultimate Working Mom

By Jay Williams, NPR In your mind, Kelly Rowland might be the teenager of Destiny’s Child fame, or the solo artist with dance floor anthems like “Commander.” But these days, Kelly’s much more than a pop star. She’s an entrepreneur, philanthropist, writer and mother of two beautiful children. She recently published a children’s book called […]

10 Fun and Creative Ways to Celebrate Mom This Year

By Almanac Plan ahead for Mother’s Day—which falls on Sunday, May 8. A day to honor mothers has existed for as long as, well, there have been mothers. How can we give extra recognition to moms, especially if we’re apart? The Almanac has 10 fun ideas for celebrating your Mom—who simply wants to spend time […]

Good Business Starts with Purpose

By Bert Bean, Fast Company Much has been said about the movement author Simon Sinek created, “Start with the why.” The core principle is simple: People won’t truly buy into a product, service, movement, or idea until they understand the why behind it. At Insight Global, we call the why “our purpose.” Our purpose is […]

Idea Hall Named Marcomm Agency of Record for Goodwill of Orange County

As Goodwill OC prepares to celebrate 100 years of service, the agency’s first task will be to inform PR & marketing strategy for the nonprofit’s centennial COSTA MESA, Calif. – April 20, 2022 – Goodwill of Orange County has named Idea Hall its marcomm agency of record (AOR) for corporate branding, marketing and communications services. […]

How to Be Champions of All Things Green

By The Telegraph, Brother Business sustainability isn’t just good for the planet. If done right, it can work wonders for your brand reputation and bottom line In Britain, almost a fifth of greenhouse gas emissions (18pc) come from businesses, according to government statistics. But in the wake of television shows such as Sir David Attenborough’s […]

Deloitte’s John Mennel on How Purpose Delivers Corporate Value

By Todd Pruzan, Harvard Business Review As stakeholders increasingly expect companies to engage with societal issues, corporate purpose has become a strategic imperative that creates widespread benefits across organizations. But a new Deloitte report called “C-suite Insights: How Purpose Delivers Value in Every Function and for the Enterprise” reveals that while a broad range of […]