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7 Reasons To Be Excited About Your Calling
2 years ago

7 Reasons To Be Excited About Your Calling

You get a great idea for a nonprofit or service project that you want to start—as many people do—but then, you start to talk yourself out of it.  Time, money, …
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START A CONVERSATION THAT MATTERS
3 years ago

START A CONVERSATION THAT MATTERS

C.S. Lewis once wrote, “You all know that security is mortals’ greatest enemy.”  Everywhere we look, we can see complacency in America.  Everyone likes the feeling of comfort.  However, we …
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Philanthropic Action In Our Community, Society, Culture And Country
3 years ago

Philanthropic Action In Our Community, Society, Culture And Country

In 1919, when responding to the essay prompt “what is wrong with the world?” G.K Chesterton wrote, “I am”. This is at first a difficult concept to grasp; we often …
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How to Boldly Respect Your Struggle
3 years ago

How to Boldly Respect Your Struggle

Stories are road-maps leading us to a destination that have yet to be uncovered. Our stories are our internal compass and without one we remain lost in the vastness of this …
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Exciting Is The Other Side of Scary
3 years ago

Exciting Is The Other Side of Scary

We are continually told that the world is a scary place and in many ways it is. A quick flick through any paper shows that. We are told not to …
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To Start Great Movements We Must Be Whole First
3 years ago

To Start Great Movements We Must Be Whole First

As millennials, we are the epic world changers, the believers in humanity, and the ones to shake up the status quo of modern culture. We are the voice of the …
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Ideas Do Lead To Possibilities
3 years ago

Ideas Do Lead To Possibilities

Without ideas (and a bit of initial intent), change wouldn’t happen. What is new would become old. Imagine if someone did not have the idea that change was needed …
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From One Entrepreneur To The Next: 10 Point Survival Strategy
3 years ago

From One Entrepreneur To The Next: 10 Point Survival Strategy

After five years of launching and running WIT (www.doingwit.org) I’ve learned a bit about what to do and a lot about what not to do. Here are some things that …
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DO YOU PLACE YOUR  IDENTITY IN  SOMETHING YOU CAN LOSE?
3 years ago

DO YOU PLACE YOUR IDENTITY IN SOMETHING YOU CAN LOSE?

I remember my first business trip to New York City – the rush of “The Big Apple” and the busyness all around me. I felt important just being there. …
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FINDING NEW MOTIVATIONS IN OUR WORK
3 years ago

FINDING NEW MOTIVATIONS IN OUR WORK

Work can certainly be a troublesome part of life. Often, it is a source of frustration, stress, hardship, and pain, yet it is something that we cannot …
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HOW TO REALLY CHANGE  THE WORLD
3 years ago

HOW TO REALLY CHANGE THE WORLD

While we ask ourselves how to build lives and careers that are both right for us and the world,  Lara Galinsky (SVP of Echoing Green) is equipping …
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LEADERSHIP IS NOT ABOUT TITLES
3 years ago

LEADERSHIP IS NOT ABOUT TITLES

John Quincy Adams said, “A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not.” Today’s leadership has changed, and it is far too often that the word …
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We Can All Start a New Type of Christmas Consumerism
3 years ago

We Can All Start a New Type of Christmas Consumerism

In my last posts, I discussed the importance of two types of education. One involving blackboards, essays and homework and one involving life’s tasks, jobs and social …
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What I Discovered in Design School that Made Me Quit
3 years ago

What I Discovered in Design School that Made Me Quit

At 19, I had no idea that going to design school would lead to a brain altering, worldview shattering moment which would make me quit. …
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On A Mission To End Seven of the World’s Diseases
3 years ago

On A Mission To End Seven of the World’s Diseases

With the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, many are focused and concerned about how to put a stop to the spread of this disease and develop a …
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GoFundMe And The Opportunities To Help Others
3 years ago

GoFundMe And The Opportunities To Help Others

Some might think that because it’s the holiday season, it’s time to help others. Some might think because it’s right before the end of the fiscal year, …
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How Doing Good Hurts Sometimes & 3 Ways of Turning Challenge into Change
3 years ago

How Doing Good Hurts Sometimes & 3 Ways of Turning Challenge into Change

Even now, after a decade of working with and within numerous and varied social/sustainability change-oriented fields, I often have to remind myself why I do …
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When Negative Thoughts of Aging Do Some Damage
3 years ago

When Negative Thoughts of Aging Do Some Damage

This 3-part series of articles will stop you from aging. These articles will remove every wrinkle you have. These articles will absolutely one hundred percent undeniably make …
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Women and Girls, and Why It (Still) Matters to You
3 years ago

Women and Girls, and Why It (Still) Matters to You

Image, Annija Muižule on Flickr Just a little over two weeks ago, the 10th annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convened in New York City. The Clintons’ annual …
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More Inspiration and Less Competition. I AM THAT GIRL is Changing the Conversation
3 years ago

More Inspiration and Less Competition. I AM THAT GIRL is Changing the Conversation

Photo courtesy of  I AM THAT GIRL Founded in 2008 by two best friends Alexis Jones and Emily Greener, I AM THAT GIRL is an international non-profit dedicated …
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Emma Watson’s He For She UN Speech On Gender Inequality
3 years ago

Emma Watson’s He For She UN Speech On Gender Inequality

Emma Watson giving UN Speech twit pic | @VanityFair

Emma Watson has changed the conversation about feminism during her recent UN speech to launch the HeForShe campaign. …
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The Root Collective’s Letter to the Consumer
3 years ago

The Root Collective’s Letter to the Consumer

The view inside Otto’s shoe workshop in the slum of La Limonada. 

Dear Consumer,

You are important. Like, crazy important. You, consumer, are pretty much a basic …
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Aging, Part 1 of 3: Understanding The Aging Problem
3 years ago

Aging, Part 1 of 3: Understanding The Aging Problem

This series of articles will stop you from aging. These articles will remove every wrinkle you have. These articles will absolutely one hundred percent undeniably make you look and …
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It’s For Our Future: 5 Ways To Move Beyond Hashtag Activism
3 years ago

It’s For Our Future: 5 Ways To Move Beyond Hashtag Activism

‘Consumer activism’, ‘social change’ and even ‘purchasing power’ are buzzwords that are prevalent everywhere, even inside of circles where conscious consumerism ranks high on the charts of …
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To The Multi-Passionate: Less About What We Do & More About Why We Do It
3 years ago

To The Multi-Passionate: Less About What We Do & More About Why We Do It

By  •  Life, Culture

Finding a passion is difficult. Is it really possible for everyone to identify one thing that makes them feel alive that they also happen to be amazing at? I …
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