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Legal Minute: Talking All Things Copyright Protection
6 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
8 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?
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
9 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 months 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
10 months 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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How To Reconnect With Your Intuition When You Face Doubt
10 months ago

How To Reconnect With Your Intuition When You Face Doubt

Entrepreneur or not, most of us desire to pursue exciting and promising projects. When pursuing such projects, we naturally desire the confidence that we‛re moving in the right direction because …
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Artists in Greece Raise Awareness of the Issues of Identity and Culture in the Era of Migration
11 months ago

Artists in Greece Raise Awareness of the Issues of Identity and Culture in the Era of Migration

Greece remains the epicenter of the ongoing refugee crisis, along with the economic and political affairs that continue to take a strenuous toll. However, the Athenians who were willing to …
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Using Mindfulness To Get You Through Your Journey
11 months ago

Using Mindfulness To Get You Through Your Journey

I come from a past tainted by depression, anxiety and self-injury; and the most common questions I have been asked are “how did I journey into hope and healing?” and …
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Mothers Have The Power To Build Legacies Near and Far
11 months ago

Mothers Have The Power To Build Legacies Near and Far

Legacy. For better or worse, everyone has one. My hope is for my children to dream big for themselves and the world in which they live. My goal is to …
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Cause Marketing Partnerships Are Changing the Way We Do Good
11 months ago

Cause Marketing Partnerships Are Changing the Way We Do Good

This April I attended the invitation-only event “New Frontier of Brands That Do – Do Good,” hosted by Ogilvy PR and Good Scout Group bringing together brand leaders to discuss corporate responsibility trends …
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Why Artists Make Great Activists And Conversation Starters
11 months ago

Why Artists Make Great Activists And Conversation Starters

Art has power. Not the sort legitimized by institutions and elections. Not the kind that flows through our electric grid, and not the same variety as possessing a nuclear …
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5 Simple Ways To Start Your Morning Strong
11 months ago

5 Simple Ways To Start Your Morning Strong

It’s 9AM on a Wednesday. Read a chapter in a John Steinbeck novel, finished cooking a blueberry pancake breakfast for my two roommates, and now I’m curled up with a …
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The Future Is Bright: Youth Pave The Way For Global Impact
11 months ago

The Future Is Bright: Youth Pave The Way For Global Impact

Global Youth Service Day is a worldwide service event that is dedicated to celebrating the initiatives that millions of children and youth work on throughout the year. All of whom take …
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Women Everywhere Took to Twitter to Share Stories of Childhood Sexual Harassment
11 months ago

Women Everywhere Took to Twitter to Share Stories of Childhood Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment has many faces. Sometimes it’s a catcall, sometimes it’s an inappropriate comment or look made by an older male, or sometimes it’s unwelcomed or forced touching. Whatever shape …
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Why Self-Care Needs To Be A Priority For Social Entrepreneurs
11 months ago

Why Self-Care Needs To Be A Priority For Social Entrepreneurs

No one ever said entrepreneurship was easy.

Among other things, entrepreneurship requires a thick skin, a virtual immunity to rejection, long hours of planning, and lots of networking.

All this …
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