You know what’s it’s like to feel invested in your business. a first class strategy for giving back that, one reflects your priorities and how you like to do things can give you that same sense of ownership and pride.
Is it worth integrating philanthropy into my business?
A thoughtful strategy for philanthropy and community involvement can create value for your company in many ways: employees satisfaction and retention, improved brand positioning, insights into new markets or customer segments and many others. And if you do it well, connecting your giving to your company’s goals and strategy can lead to a powerful multiply effort for the people and causes you want to benefit. We can help you develop a tailored strategy that’s valuable … and sustainable for your company, your investors and the causes that are important to you.
How can engaging in philanthropy as a family bring value to my family owned company?
Very few family owned companies survive past the third generation. Engaging in philanthropy as a family helps to communicate the values and practices that will keep the business strong and provides excellent opportunities for growth and training for the next generation. Read a recent study by a professor at Switzerland´s IMD school of business on this topic here.
Now that I’ve achieved financial success, I want to create another kind of legacy. How can I do it well?
Whether its legacy within your company or your family, a strategy that’s grounded in your values, reflects your priorities and is designed with an eye to the future will have lasting value. Read stories about people who’ve made a conscious desire to give boldly … and are passionate about what they’ve been able to do. We can help you through figuring what kind and level of giving is right for you.
I’m thinking about selling my business. How will I spend my time? How do I make best use of the wealth I worked so hard to create?
Whether you’re 28 or 78 when you step down from overseeing a thriving business, and you’re unlikely to want to just sit around. Yet what you do next needs to be fun and fulfilling. We can help you figure out ways to give back which balance your personal needs and how you like to be involved (brainstorming, networking, contributing to strategy decisions, volunteering hands on or simply writing checks) with the needs of organizations and causes that are important to you…. without the pressure of unwanted commitments and expectations.