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By Jackie Norris, Executive Director of the Points of Light Corporate Institute, and David Smith, Executive Director of the National Conference on Citizenship
People outside of the CSR and community relations fields don’t often think about this, but businesses can be greatly affected by challenges that sit outside of their control.
I have always believed that there are two things a lady does not share: age and weight. So you can imagine my hesitation when BCLC decided to do a second edition to the department-wide weight loss challenge...a challenge that requires weekly weigh-ins in front of the whole department!
By Shannon Schuyler, Corporate Responsibility Leader, PwC and Jeff Senne, Director, Environment & Marketplace, Corporate Responsibility, PwC
Last week was our first weigh in for the BCLC weight loss challenge. 3 people lost weight (I was one of them!) – everyone else either gained or weighs the same. There are eight people taking place in the weight loss challenge and all of us have different methods of reaching our individual goals.