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The Benefit Mindset—A Leadership Investment
9 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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Falling In Love With The Process, Not The Results
10 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
10 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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New Business Challenges: LLC or a Corporation?
11 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
11 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
11 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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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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Driving Stronger Collective Impact through the New Cycle of CSR
12 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
1 year 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
1 year 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 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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How To Reconnect With Your Intuition When You Face Doubt
1 year 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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Using Mindfulness To Get You Through Your Journey
1 year 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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Cause Marketing Partnerships Are Changing the Way We Do Good
1 year 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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5 Simple Ways To Start Your Morning Strong
1 year 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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Why Self-Care Needs To Be A Priority For Social Entrepreneurs
1 year 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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How Impact Investing Can Influence the World Around You
1 year ago

How Impact Investing Can Influence the World Around You

“Who’s coming with me?” Jerry Maguire

It’s easy to discount how much influence we can have on the people around us. That is until we remember how many of our …
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Why Social Entrepreneurs Can’t Do Small Talk
1 year ago

Why Social Entrepreneurs Can’t Do Small Talk

It’s All About Deeper Connections…We all have one: that friend who is always asking us not just how we’re doing, but—really—how are we doing? That person who not only listens …
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An Introduction To Raising Money For Your Startup
1 year ago

An Introduction To Raising Money For Your Startup

Small businesses may piece together funding from several different sources—such as bank loans, friends and family, or equity investors. Read this article to learn more about financing options available for …
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3 Tips For Sharing Your Vision With Your Team
1 year ago

3 Tips For Sharing Your Vision With Your Team

We all have the same machine clanking around our heads. A walnut. And these walnuts, these machines, never touch each other, never see each other, never say hello to each …
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How Do You Use Your Social? 
1 year ago

How Do You Use Your Social? 

Have you taken a minute to stop and notice how much content in the digital world is thrown at you on a daily basis? If you haven’t, take a quick second …
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Legal Minute: 6 Important Tips for Hiring Unpaid Interns
1 year ago

Legal Minute: 6 Important Tips for Hiring Unpaid Interns

So you’re a new business owner in need of personnel. Thank goodness for unpaid interns willing to trade in their time for experience. Before you set your eager new intern …
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What Makes You Tick? Questions To Ask Yourself
1 year ago

What Makes You Tick? Questions To Ask Yourself

I think it’s fair to say that no matter who we are or where we are at in this journey, we can always find ways to create more meaning in …
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5 Tips For Developing Your Dream Product
1 year ago

5 Tips For Developing Your Dream Product

For many of us, creating a product is the ultimate dream. The idea that you designed and produced a physical product that lives out in the world is exciting, to …
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Employee Equity The Easy Way
1 year ago

Employee Equity The Easy Way

Numerous studies have found less staff turnover and more productive and innovative employees at firms where employees share a financial stake in the company’s success. But, granting employees shares of stock can also be …
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