The FirstPerson Blog

Reach for the Horizon: An Entrepreneur's Journey

Posted by Bryan Brenner

July 29, 2014

I’m an accidental entrepreneur. And, as such, I’ve had to learn what it means to be one. There are good times. Difficult lessons. Extra benefits. And some downright agitating factors—just ask my wife.

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Topics: FirstPerson

Run Your Nonprofit Like a Business

Posted by Mike Bensi

July 25, 2014

How can you further your mission as a nonprofit organization? Run it like a business. Now, you may say, “we’re nothing like a business.” But our panel of nonprofits from last week’s Fresh Perspectives might challenge that mindset and give you a new view on things.

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Topics: Human Resources

Much Ado About Nothing: Obamacare Edition

Posted by Brandon Moore

July 24, 2014

Bill Shakespeare is rolling in his grave. The playwright would surely have delighted in the trials and tribulations of the Affordable Care Act, and the antics of the characters involved. It’s just too bad the old bard is not around to tell the story; I’m sure it would have become a classic.

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Topics: Health Care Reform, Compliance

Four Devices That Can Leverage Your Wellness Program

Posted by Kaitlin Enneking

July 23, 2014

Motivation. Accountability. Willpower. No matter how you say it, sticking to goals and achieving your desired health outcomes requires intention and effort.

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Topics: Wellness, Employee Engagement

7 Ways to Practice Mindfulness Throughout the Hiring Process

Posted by Amber Griffin

July 18, 2014

Everyone knows that job searching can be frustrating. For employers, finding the right candidate for a  position can be just as much work. Some positions get hundreds of candidates and the process can take  a while, but keep in mind that how you present yourself during the interview process could be a first impression of how your company treats its employees.

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Topics: Human Resources, FirstPeeps