Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan made headlines this fall when they pledged to donate 99% of their monetary wealth to charity throughout their lifetimes. The couple joins a myriad of other billionaires who have made public pledges through Bill Gates’ and Warren Buffett’s “The Giving Pledge.” While the site explains there are no legal commitments inherent in these pledges, each donor(s) wrote a pledge letter that is attached to their profile on the website.
THE EO BLOG
In reviewing our calendar year, we took a look back at the many thought leaders within our own EO community, two of which host a video blog (vlog) called “EO Thought Leadership Forum.” This online show, now nearing its 18th episode, was the brain child of Joe Apfelbaum, EO Brooklyn, and James Ashcroft, EO South Florida, who met at EO Nerve in Philadelphia this year.
This month, EO is looking back at highlights, tips and lessons from 2015. We’re calling it “EO Looks Back” or #EOlooksback, and each day will feature a certain number topics corresponding with the date. For example, since today is 6 December, we’ll highlight six social media metrics you should be tracking.
At EO’s Global Headquarters, we as staff have a passion for serving our members, and we help provide the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for which EO is renowned. What you might not know is that many of us are also entrepreneurs with business concepts of our own – from award-winning artists to digital media gurus, we truly love working for an organization that connects us with leading business owners around the world.
“Work/life balance” has been continuously preached throughout the past several years, but where and how is it happening? Here are four stories for 4 December about EO members who’ve sought to make this concept a reality: