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8 Social Good Apps That Will Empower Your Day
9 months ago

8 Social Good Apps That Will Empower Your Day

Technology is accelerating the rate of which we’re redefining the way we interact with each other. Within a couple of years, we’re going to be flying man home to the moon, …
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Making The Most Of a Fresh Start
9 months ago

Making The Most Of a Fresh Start

January is my favorite month of the year as it signifies a new beginning. New possibilities and new resolutions. Of course, we can set goals at any time of the …
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Looking Forward. Looking Up. Living Your Best Life.
9 months ago

Looking Forward. Looking Up. Living Your Best Life.

Why Wait?

Let’s be real. We know what we need to work on. It isn’t a mystery. For whatever reason, we have a ritual of waiting until January 1 to …
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Reviving the Spirit of Giving, One Small Token at a Time
9 months ago

Reviving the Spirit of Giving, One Small Token at a Time

The holiday season has changed quite a bit over the last few decades. Our great-grandparents’ Decembers were pre-Amazon and pre-Black Friday—all about connecting with family and, most importantly, expressing love …
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Everyday People Who Are Extraordinarily Good At Providing Emotional Support
9 months ago

Everyday People Who Are Extraordinarily Good At Providing Emotional Support

It was a brisk fall weekend in Brooklyn, and I’d joined a group of around 35 individuals at a cozy Fort Greene brownstone. We’d gathered to discuss the new wellness …
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Legal Minute: Here’s What You Need To Know When Naming Your Business
9 months ago

Legal Minute: Here’s What You Need To Know When Naming Your Business

The name of your business is one of the most important decisions you will make as a business owner— after all, it is the foundation of your brand. Read this …
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Top 5 Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Turn Networking Into Meaningful Relationships
10 months ago

Top 5 Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Turn Networking Into Meaningful Relationships

You may already get the importance of networking and attending events or sending messages with the intention of connecting. However, networking is not about the original action, but about the …
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The Kula Project On Why Listening Creates Powerful Opportunity For Farmers in Rwanda
10 months ago

The Kula Project On Why Listening Creates Powerful Opportunity For Farmers in Rwanda

“The reason I think poverty is still where it is is because we do not listen.” -Sarah Buchanan, Co-Founder of Kula Project

By definition, The Kula Project is a charity. …
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3 Ways We Can Be Freedom Fighters For Women Around the World
10 months ago

3 Ways We Can Be Freedom Fighters For Women Around the World

Modern day slavery, human trafficking, unfair working conditions and wages, these are all great offenses on one’s human rights. According to Equality Now, trafficking women and children for sexual exploitation …
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Empower Workers and Support Human Rights with your Thoughtful Purchases
10 months ago

Empower Workers and Support Human Rights with your Thoughtful Purchases

The way we spend our money speaks volumes about who we are and what kind of world we want to live in. How we use our money is profoundly …
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Why Having A Vision Is The Most Important Aspect Of Your Life
10 months ago

Why Having A Vision Is The Most Important Aspect Of Your Life

The million dollar question that we all asked ourselves at one time or the other is, why are we here? And where do we see ourselves in life? We all …
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The Adventure Project—Revolutionizing Charity, One Entrepreneur At A Time
10 months ago

The Adventure Project—Revolutionizing Charity, One Entrepreneur At A Time

“I am no longer scrambling to provide for my family. I am proud to be a business-woman, farmer, and mother.” – Monika, a Farmer in Kenya of The Adventure Project


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Learning to Say NO: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Avoiding Burnout
10 months ago

Learning to Say NO: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Avoiding Burnout

One of the greatest misconceptions amongst entrepreneurs and small business owners first striking out on their own, always seems to be that you must say “yes” to everything and everyone. …
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Live To The Fullest—5 Things To Do In Your Twenties (Or At Any Age)
10 months ago

Live To The Fullest—5 Things To Do In Your Twenties (Or At Any Age)

Your twenties are for discovering yourself for maybe the first time. We are thrust into a post-grad world of internships, jobs, paying back student loans or maybe even unemployment. We …
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Finding Your Purpose By Following Your Heart
11 months ago

Finding Your Purpose By Following Your Heart

I always knew I wanted to do good. In school, they teach you the most important thing is to do well. To get the grades, to make lots of friends, …
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It’s Time To Vote—What You Need To Know About Your Options
11 months ago

It’s Time To Vote—What You Need To Know About Your Options

In about a week, people will be casting their votes for the next President of the United States of America… or maybe not.  Maybe some reading this are not satisfied …
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8 Pieces Of Advice From A Successful Entrepreneur
11 months ago

8 Pieces Of Advice From A Successful Entrepreneur

Chicago Ideas week is an innovative festival designed to gather minds from around the city for one common goal: sharing ideas. This festival is 7 full days of labs, talks …
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Hunger is a Solvable Problem | Here’s How You Can Be Part of the Solution
12 months ago

Hunger is a Solvable Problem | Here’s How You Can Be Part of the Solution

End Hunger. It’s a bold statement. It’s so bold, that sometimes it doesn’t even feel real. Because most of us live in an environment where food is inches …
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You’ll Want to Check Out These 5 Excellent Mental Health Resources
12 months ago

You’ll Want to Check Out These 5 Excellent Mental Health Resources

Adolescence and early adulthood is tumultuous time for most of us. But research has shown that some LGBTQ youth are more likely than their heterosexual peers to experience violence in …
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5 Ways Fear Robs You of Conscious Living + Amazing Possibilities
12 months ago

5 Ways Fear Robs You of Conscious Living + Amazing Possibilities

Amidst the seeming global madness and chaos due to social and political developments, it is understandable that many would feel entrapped in emotions of fear. It is also understandable that …
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How Millennials Have Changed the Fundraising Game (and How Nonprofits Can Keep Them Engaged)
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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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