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The impact of diversity on nonprofit boards

Shannon Williams President and General Manager The area of diversity has been studied extensively for years. We have been told — and data has proven — that the more diverse businesses, organizations and politics are, the better for ...

Do what you love

By Shannon Williams One of the most fulfilling things to have is a career or an enterprise that you love. We know that we have chosen the right job or selected the right type of business to open when we actually enjoy the work that we do. It ...

The necessity of strong mentorship

“The future is ours to seize. But we aren’t going to seize it by contorting ourselves into the male version of what power and success look like. Instead, we’re going to do it by embracing and investing in our true female selves – and ...

The Arts

“The arts.” Those two words roll off your tongue rather effortlessly and they sound ultra-cool too…the arts! I have a very eccentric friend who has a passion for a multitude of creative entities so when she says “the arts” she does ...

Let’s worry less and live more

  Each day, quarter and year brings with it its own struggles and successes. It is easy in the hustle and bustle of it all to become overwhelmed and start letting your mind get out ahead of you. As a Christian, I often seek scripture as a ...

IMBM salutes family-owned businesses

  The definition of family is changing, and so is the look of what for years has been known as a “traditional family.” Now, “family” transcends the characterization of being born of the same lineage or even the traditional male-fem...

Diversity makes us more dynamic

Imagine if you will a world where everyone looked, thought, lived and worked the exact same way. Sounds pretty boring, doesn’t it? Beyond being yawn inducing, a world in which there are no differences, whether superficial, cultural or intellectu...

HR imperative to companies walking the diversity talk

Donna Brazile, the esteemed political strategist, professor and author, once said, “Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance.” Most savvy human resources professionals would agree with Brazile. Diversity is a ...

Proud to be Hoosier but looking for progress

By Shannon Williams Birthdays have always been fun to celebrate, but Indiana’s 200th birthday is one for the record books! Let’s be honest — being two centuries old is a pretty big deal, and all 6.5 million Hoosiers should be very proud. ...

Balance your life sooner, not later

It is the nature of most working professionals to, well, work. And for many of us, that work comes at a pace that far exceeds the time generally allotted in a traditional workday. Unknowingly, we may oftentimes find ourselves investing more effort ...