We strongly believe in giving back and helping make the world a better place. This is why we were excited to host the first LA fundraiser for The Akilah Institute. Akilah is the first and only college for women in East Africa offering a unique model of market-relevant education that empowers graduates for success in careers and leadership roles.
Over the last few months, Haig Barrett had the honor of sponsoring Stiletto Gal Speaker Series. The series is part of the ongoing efforts of Haig Barrett’s new division, The W Factor, to create more awareness around women and what they care most about.
This past April, we hosted the last event of the series featuring Erica Spiegelman, an Addiction Specialist, Counselor, Author, and Speaker, and Brittany Castro, Founder & CEO of Financially Wise Women.
At Haig Barrett, we believe in giving back. When we were first told about the Akilah Institute for Women, the first and only college for women in East Africa offering a unique model of market-relevant education that empowers graduates for success in careers and leadership roles, we new we had to be involved.
On Saturday, June 18th, 2015, we are hosting a celebrating 5 years of the Akilah Institute.
In June, Haig Barrett joined That’s Nice Agency at the annual BIO Convention where the leading pharmaceutical and academic institutions attended.
The convention highlighted how leading biopharma firms are mobilizing to take on tough diseases and emerging opportunities in the industry.
Last month, Haig Barrett supported Global Green’s efforts in advancing smart solutions to climate change that improve lives and protect our planet. Sustainability is something Haig Barrett has been passionate about, especially electric vehicles, smart grid, and solar energy.
In the spring, Haig Barrett sponsored a series of Stiletto Gal Speaker Series promoting women in business. One of the speaker series we sponsored was with Lizanne Falsetto, Founder of thinkThin. Lizanne has been a strong supporter of women’s causes since her
This past March, USC hosted their 7th Annual Women’s Conference. Haig Barrett was proud to be one of the sponsors as we strongly believe in supporting empowering conversations around women. This sponsorship is part of our ongoing efforts to spark more conversations between women and businesses through our new division, The W Factor.
Haig Barrett believes in giving back. Which is why we are involved with supporting Open Academy, a 501 (c)3 non-profit providing students K-12 in underserved communities music and arts education. You could say arts and music education holds a special place in Haig’s heart.
The business objective of leadership development is to improve individual and organizational performance. Employees attending Leadership Development programs can apply the new content, skills, and ways of thinking to their current job. They can also assess their personal strengths and weaknesses and improve upon these areas through personal development programs. Based on these positive benefits Leadership Development must be a good practice for organizations to continue, right?
Unfortunately, the answer is not necessarily. Empirically, it has been difficult to establish whether a Leadership Development program leads to improved organizational performance.
So why are traditional Leadership Development Programs not delivering on their promise?
In this article, we will explore the issues around traditional Leadership Development Programs and how to overcome them.
The key to successful implementation of any strategy is a strong Strategic Thinking methodology within the Strategic Planning process. This allows executives to thoroughly evaluate all opportunities prior to implementation.
Last year, we had the privilege of helping Long Beach Goodwill develop their long term strategic plan to expand their business. We used the same strategic principles during the process and by the end of the half day workshop, our strategic process saved the Long Beach Goodwill from spending additional time in the research phase and from implementing possibly low impact & resource heavy ideas.