There’s something awesome about social good. You get to help someone else help themselves. As a company, helping someone isn’t about you looking good, it’s about giving back. When you help other people, it always comes back 10-fold. I like to think that what goes around comes around. I don’t know if you’ve ever taken the time to give a couple of bucks to someone in need, it always makes you feel amazing. It’s a hard feeling to explain. Here are some reasons why your company should do some social good and tie itself to a charity.
Get Employees Involved
If you can relate to how happy giving makes you feel, imagine what it can do for your employees. When they see something as positive as this happening, it can change the morale of your company for good. Supporting a cause can help keep your employees happy. They feel like they’re making a difference in the world.
It’s Good Business
Being a business that doesn’t think about others isn’t really a great business practice. All businesses start from the ground up, so it only makes sense to give back what someone gave you. There is no right or wrong when it comes to choosing a social good to give back to, it’s all about what touches you personally.
There’s No “Right” Time
Some businesses decide that they want to give back when the time is right. While that is understandable, keep in mind that charities don’t just need money, they need talent too. Maybe you have a talent you can donate, it all adds up to something good.
Yes, when you take the time to give back to the community or a charity, you get bragging rights. No matter what anyone says, you can brag about giving back. You know why? It holds other people accountable for doing good.
In researching for this article, I found this infographic that helps visually illustrate the power of social good.
Giving back to the world is always a good thing. As a business, think about how your company can do more social good in the world.