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How Millennials Have Changed the Fundraising Game (and How Nonprofits Can Keep Them Engaged)
8 months ago

How Millennials Have Changed the Fundraising Game (and How Nonprofits Can Keep Them Engaged)

The millions of young adults who make up the Millennial generation – the men and women born between the ‘80s and early’ ‘00s – are making their presence felt across …
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Social Good Roundup: Food Heroes to Drone Mapping for Refugee Relief
8 months ago

Social Good Roundup: Food Heroes to Drone Mapping for Refugee Relief

In this week’s social good roundup, discover how organizations are making an impact locally through food heroes to globally with drone mapping for refugee relief to digitally by utilizing social media in …
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Let Jealousy Point You Towards Your Dreams
8 months ago

Let Jealousy Point You Towards Your Dreams

By  •  Life, Culture

When you don’t know what your dream actually is, or which direction to turn to, it’s helpful to pay attention to what stirs up your jealousy.

Jealousy tells you …
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Children’s Literature Promoting Global Citizenship
8 months ago

Children’s Literature Promoting Global Citizenship

The world’s future depends on our children’s ability to approach cultural differences with openness and curiosity, and to appreciate and embrace the beauty and intrigue of “otherness.” -Jaimie Scanlon, …
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Highlights from Mashable’s Social Good Summit 2016
8 months ago

Highlights from Mashable’s Social Good Summit 2016

“It’s the spirit of innovation, of risk taking, of daring that we need now more than ever in the humanitarian world,” Ravi Gurumurthy of the International Rescue Committee said. Gurumurthy …
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Social Good Roundup: Champions for Good and World Peace Day
8 months ago

Social Good Roundup: Champions for Good and World Peace Day

As mentioned in last week’s round-up, the Social Good Summit concluded after two days of sessions with leaders from around the world.  In addition, the Champions for Social Good …
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In Cambodia, Mother With HIV Fights for Her Children’s Future
8 months ago

In Cambodia, Mother With HIV Fights for Her Children’s Future

It has been two years since Thythy’s husband died of AIDS. The 29-year-old mother of two gets by on donated rice and fish from her church, and the meager earnings …
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The Benefit Mindset—A Leadership Investment
8 months ago

The Benefit Mindset—A Leadership Investment

In what is being called a global movement, a growing community of like-minded organizations are using business as a force for good. Globally, there are now 1700 B-Corporations who are using …
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Social Good Roundup: Mashable Summit to Affordable Health Foods in LA
8 months ago

Social Good Roundup: Mashable Summit to Affordable Health Foods in LA

It’s been a busy month for social good in New York City. This past week NYC hosted Impact 2030 and now this weekend (9/18-9/19), Mashable’s Social Good Summit. Both conferences are purposed to bring people from …
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Falling In Love With The Process, Not The Results
9 months ago

Falling In Love With The Process, Not The Results

In the driven and ambitious society that we live in, everything we do seems to be measured by the instant results. No longer, are the days when we were taught …
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Legal Minute: Talking All Things Copyright Protection
9 months ago

Legal Minute: Talking All Things Copyright Protection

Copyrights…you’ve heard it before. You’ve probably even seen that mysterious © symbol countless times. But what is Copyright law and why should you care? Let us briefly take you through …
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Standing With Refugees: A Global Conversation About A Global Crisis
10 months ago

Standing With Refugees: A Global Conversation About A Global Crisis

“Refugees are people like anyone else, like you and me. They led ordinary lives before becoming displaced, and their biggest dream is to be able to live normally again. On …
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New Business Challenges: LLC or a Corporation?
10 months ago

New Business Challenges: LLC or a Corporation?

Choosing between an LLC and a Corporation for your new business can be a daunting decision. It is always best to consult with an attorney to discuss your concerns and …
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3 Tips For Thriving When Faced With New Opportunities
10 months ago

3 Tips For Thriving When Faced With New Opportunities

We often find ourselves in new territory whether we wound up there or took a leap of faith to start. We are faced with new opportunities that stretch us beyond …
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You’ve Got A World Changing Idea…Now What About Forming A Corporation
10 months ago

You’ve Got A World Changing Idea…Now What About Forming A Corporation

Ok, so you’ve decided on forming a corporation, great! Read on to learn more about the different types of corporations available to you.

Upon creation, a corporation is a distinct …
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Nonviolent Peaceforce: Conflict Without Weapons
10 months ago

Nonviolent Peaceforce: Conflict Without Weapons

 

I walked into Nonviolent Peaceforce at the end of May hoping for a break from the anger that I kept feeling in policy school. My first year at the …
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Transformative Community Involvement: What it Means, What it Takes, What it Gives
11 months ago

Transformative Community Involvement: What it Means, What it Takes, What it Gives

Business and societal challenges are becoming increasingly bigger and way too complex to be addressed by traditional, transactional approaches to community involvement. Although any form of philanthropy is inherently …
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5 Kickstarter Projects with the Greater Good in Mind
11 months ago

5 Kickstarter Projects with the Greater Good in Mind

Perusing through Kickstarter is probably one of the best ways to catch a glimpse into the future. Because this invention launchpad is accessible to anyone gutsy enough to bring their …
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Driving Stronger Collective Impact through the New Cycle of CSR
11 months ago

Driving Stronger Collective Impact through the New Cycle of CSR

In the eyes of American consumers today, a company’s values are as important as its products and services. According to research from Cone and Duke University, 79% of consumers would switch from …
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What Plato Teaches Us About Leadership
12 months ago

What Plato Teaches Us About Leadership

Hey, Conscious readers! I thought I’d switch it up on you this time. Last time I wrote about TEDx events, but this time, I want to talk about something few …
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17 Lessons We Learn From Gandhi on How to Lead an Effective Social Enterprise
12 months ago

17 Lessons We Learn From Gandhi on How to Lead an Effective Social Enterprise

Gandhi is one of the best examples of a social entrepreneur, believe it or not. While most people know him for his community organizing work, he built his reputation on …
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The Streets Barber Delivers A Moment of Authenticity: The Best Thing We Can Share
12 months ago

The Streets Barber Delivers A Moment of Authenticity: The Best Thing We Can Share

Anthony Hamilton also known as the singing barber was quoted for saying: “Being a barber is about taking care of the people”.

What does it take to take care of …
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How Technology & Innovation Will Build a Future of Hope for the Global Refugee Crisis
12 months ago

How Technology & Innovation Will Build a Future of Hope for the Global Refugee Crisis

Last week I boarded a flight to Istanbul, Turkey to attend the first ever World Humanitarian Summit, as part of the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon’s call for humanity—people’s …
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Hope City: Teens Find Extraordinary Common Ground with Images of Hope
1 year ago

Hope City: Teens Find Extraordinary Common Ground with Images of Hope

Traumatized teens and centers of influence find extraordinary common ground with images of hope Behind a wolf mask. In an empty theater. On the roof of a stadium.

In April …
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The Certification That is Going to Revolutionize Conscious Consumerism
1 year ago

The Certification That is Going to Revolutionize Conscious Consumerism

These days, conscious consumerism is gaining more and more traction. We increasingly care about how our products are made, who is making them, and under what conditions employees are living …
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