24 Nov 2015
Sharon Melnick, PhD & Author of Success Under Stress

3 Strategies for Success Under Stress

Welcome to the New Normal: The average business professional has 30-100 projects on their plate, is interrupted 7x/hour, and unlocks their phone 110 times a day.   We are pressured to ‘innovate or stagnate’ amidst constant change. Time famine is the prevailing experience, with the struggle to define boundaries between ‘On’ and ‘Off’ causing sleeplessness in […]

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12 Nov 2015
Kathy Johnson, Senior Director of Nutrition, Healthcare, Sodexo North America

6 Simple Steps to Stop Diabetes Before it Starts

We’re bombarded with endless to-do lists at every turn—at home, on the job and especially in regard to our health. Eat plenty of kale, broccoli, quinoa and yogurt. Exercise 30 minutes a day. Get up and walk around every hour. Get plenty of sleep. Sometimes it can seem overwhelming. But there are some simple ways […]

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11 Nov 2015
Dave Scanlan, CEO, Government Services, Sodexo North America

On Veterans Day, Honor and Appreciate Those Who Served

As CEO of Government Services for Sodexo North American, I have the unique opportunity – and the privilege—to interact with our military personnel every day, both at client sites and within our organization. I have a deep appreciation for their mission, and I am constantly awed by their stories of bravery in the field and […]

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10 Nov 2015

George Mason Campus Kitchen Event

Across the country, colleges and universities are teaming up with dining services and student leaders to build a more sustainable approach to food on campus.  Recently George Mason University (GMU) joined The Campus Kitchen Project, becoming the 47th college campus in the national network. GMU Student volunteers will be re-purposing leftover food from campus dining […]

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09 Nov 2015

Student Farmers Growing Veggies, Engaging Community and Raising Academic Performance

On behalf of the children, families and community of the South Bronx, I thank you for opportunity to share my story, my passion and my mission with you. One might wonder what a teacher from the South Bronx – the poorest Congressional District in America – would have to say? The answer is simple; Green […]

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06 Nov 2015

A Recipe for Bringing Communities Together

Why do so many of our favorite memories involve sharing a meal or a snack or a drink with family and friends? How is it that so many special occasions are punctuated with love, kinship, hospitality…and a great meal? Why do we feel the adrenaline rush when we try something new and exciting and delicious….and […]

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05 Nov 2015
Barry Telford, President, Sodexo Canada

Moving Business Forward Requires Not Looking Back on the Past

What’s past is NOT prologue, according to Jean Paul Gladu, President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. In his presentation during Sodexo’s inaugural Quality of Life Conference, he said that to make progress, “…government and industry should stop worrying about the past and look more deeply at their future. I think we […]

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02 Nov 2015
George Chavel, President & CEO, Sodexo North America

Targeted Philanthropy Can Drive Better Business Results

Corporate brand is not just about what you do, it’s about who you are as an organization. I’ve talked before about how that brand has become a key to attracting and keeping your workforce. One of the crucial components to a company’s brand centers on the choices it makes in the world of philanthropy. It’s […]

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30 Oct 2015
By Jennifer Williamson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Sodexo North America

Jobs, Education and Health Lead to Better Quality of Life

The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being and quality of life of people around the world. The OECD works with governments, labor and business to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems. In May 2013, Sodexo and the […]

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