Month: December 2011

Loyalty Rewards for the Gift of Green Giving

I recently read an article in USA Today called, “Using Rewards for the Gift of Giving”, in which Erin Raese of Loyalty 360 writes of the many loyalty programs and how they can be used to make the planet better for us all.  She mentions that many people want to help make the world a better place but do not… Read More

High Design McDonald’s

I recently read an interesting article about some highly designed McDonald’s in France.  The designer, Patrick Norguet, was trying to get back to McDonald’s more traditional roots and design with the family in mind.  Although this article received some pretty harsh feedback, I personally think it is a great space!  Being a young parent myself, I think of it more… Read More

2011 NAWBO Awards Luncheon

On Thursday, December 15, 2011, several i.d.o. staff attended the 2011 National Association of Women Business Owners Awards Luncheon. This annual luncheon recognizes outstanding women owned businesses and brings together Indiana’s diverse group of business owners and leaders in the community. Along with Governor Mitch Daniels and Mayor Greg Ballard, Jackie Joyner-Kersee spoke at the event and shared their thoughts… Read More

Looking Ahead…

For many organizations this is the time of year when employers require their employees to complete some kind of performance evaluation. These evaluations help both management and team members to reflect on work performances over the past year; their accomplishments, their opportunities and their challenges as a starting point to begin planning strategies for the coming year. However, I think… Read More