November 2013 marked a major milestone for Josh Cares. On November 6th, 2013, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Josh Cares celebrated eight years of providing support to some of the hospital’s most critically ill children through volunteerism and over $1 million in cumulative donations from Josh Cares to the hospital. In addition, Josh Cares committed to raise an additional $1 million to further this important mission – this time to be accomplished within four years! This was announced at a special gathering held at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) campus with Josh Cares leaders and senior hospital staff members.
We are proud to announce SEI has been named one of the best firms for the third year in a row by Consulting Magazine, and congratulate all of our employees on a great achievement. We claimed the #3 spot in the Small Firms category, with specific recognition in the areas of culture and leadership. We invite you to read the article and learn more about who we are as a company. If you like what you see, and are interested in learning more about a career at SEI, we encourage you to contact one of our local offices to schedule an introductory call with one of our consultants.
Stoic Greek philosopher Epictetus is quoted as saying ‘We were born with two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we talk.’ Or, was it Mark Twain centuries later? It doesn’t really matter who said it; what I tend to notice more are the people who actually put it into practice. A relative SEI-newbie, I noticed active listening and open communication consistently practiced by our leadership. Intrigued by this, I started wondering what other key leadership dogma helps keep our unique, employee-owned consulting company thriving in good times and bad. I began digging into the SEI newsletter archives to see what other leadership themes I could glean – and I found three that were woven throughout our ‘Boss Talks/Listens’ columns:
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our SEI–New York office in the coming months! We’ve started to lay the groundwork and are excited about the prospects for our newest branch. Based on initial discussions with candidates, it’s clear that our local delivery model will resonate with talented professionals who want to pursue a challenging consulting career without the road warrior lifestyle. For those people, SEI-New York presents a ground floor opportunity with the excitement of a start-up and the financial backing of a successful consulting firm with 20 years of experience in Atlanta, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, and Phoenix. It provides consultants with the opportunity to lead exciting client engagements while helping to build a business and define its success while giving client prospects a local partner who has the flexibility to support them without flying in resources from all over the country.