05 Feb 2016
Michael Norris, CEO, Hospitals, Sodexo North America

Surprising Super Bowl Health Risks and How to Avoid Them in Your Office

This Sunday, countless Americans will attend Super Bowl parties — whether they’re football fans or not. Bowl parties are notoriously unhealthy because they feature high-fat, high-calorie foods. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) calls Super Bowl Sunday the second biggest food day in the U.S., behind Thanksgiving. But there are other health risks that […]

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02 Feb 2016
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The Secret to Creating a High Performance Culture: People, Progress & Partnerships

What accounts for the difference between companies that can hit the ball out of the park and those that are merely staying in the game?  According to Swiss research and consulting firm Egon Zehnder a handful of companies enjoy superior growth and profitability because they maintain a high performance culture that drives vision, purpose, action […]

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26 Jan 2016
Mia Mends, CEO, Sodexo Benefits & Rewards Services, USA

Why a Balanced Motivational Style Will Elevate Employee Performance

The source of an employee’s motivation can have a profound effect on the work they produce. One factor for motivation may be compensation. However, for many employees, the opportunity to apply their skills and abilities to achieve a larger goal is an important driver. Knowing that they are contributing to a positive outcome for the […]

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20 Jan 2016
Jennifer Williamson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Sodexo North America

Millennials Who? Why You Need to Get to Know Generation Z

The days of appealing to Millennials is rapidly becoming a thing of the past.  With approximately 60 million, native-born Americans, Generation Z (Gen Z) is destined to be the next disruptive force in business. Companies have already started targeting Gen Z.  In 2015 Pew Research Center calculated the Millennial generation at 75.3 million, however due […]

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10 Dec 2015
George Chavel, President & CEO, Sodexo North America

Passing the Torch: Insights for the Next Generation of Senior Leaders

As I near retirement, I’m reflecting more on my career and the learnings that shaped my rise into senior leadership. I didn’t climb straight up the proverbial corporate ladder – but I looked at every new job as an opportunity to expand who I was as a leader. It seems only fitting to pass along […]

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08 Dec 2015
Michael Norris, CEO, Hospitals, Sodexo North America

Finding Your Passion at Work

Many workers feel that although they do their job and do it well, they don’t have the passion for the work that they once had—or maybe it was never there in the first place. Collaboration. Efficiency. Effectiveness. Outstanding Service—these are terms often used to commend employees for a job well done at work. But passion? […]

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01 Dec 2015
George Chavel, President & CEO, Sodexo North America

Are you Seeking Credit or Impact?

Ever feel like you are not getting the credit you deserve at work?  Do you worry your contributions are going unnoticed?  In this interview, George Chavel, President & CEO of Sodexo North America, talks about the issue of “credit” and how expecting recognition for everything you do in a team environment  is unrealistic and a […]

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

Designing Workforce Development for the Millennial Generation

A corporation is nothing without its people.  They are the heart and soul of any company and can be the factor that sets an organization apart from its competitors. Developing that workforce in a way that helps maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace has become more critical than ever. The two most basic priorities […]

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