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Employee Equity The Easy Way
2 years 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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Demystifying The Myths Of Switching To A Career In The Nonprofit Sector
2 years ago

Demystifying The Myths Of Switching To A Career In The Nonprofit Sector

In January, many people think about changing careers. But many don’t think about the nonprofit sector as an option. I have often wondered why that is…why as we are growing up …
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5 Qualities Of A Conscious Leader
2 years ago

5 Qualities Of A Conscious Leader

As younger generations enter the workforce, we are witnessing a rapid transformation in how businesses are lead and develop around the world. Increasingly, employees are rejecting the “command and control” …
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What To Know When Hiring An Independent Contractor
2 years ago

What To Know When Hiring An Independent Contractor

Entering into an independent contractor agreement can be quite beneficial to both the worker and the company. Hiring an independent contractor means fewer burdens and formalities than hiring an …
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Why Co-Emergence Matters In The World Of Impact Startups
2 years ago

Why Co-Emergence Matters In The World Of Impact Startups

There is so much advice out there about starting up a company and much of it is anecdotal. Some of it offers step-by-step methodologies for finance, sales, legal, and marketing …
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Small Businesses Saturday + #GivingTuesday | 3 Steps to Unlock the Potential in this Perfect Match
2 years ago

Small Businesses Saturday + #GivingTuesday | 3 Steps to Unlock the Potential in this Perfect Match

Small Businesses and nonprofits are a match made in heaven. When done correctly, these strategic partnerships can create incredible value for both parties. One amazing opportunity no small business should …
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Crowdfunding: How Donors Can Confidently Give Charities What They Actually Need
2 years ago

Crowdfunding: How Donors Can Confidently Give Charities What They Actually Need

As crazy as it sounds, donating money to a cause isn’t always easy. Sometimes, the process might not even feel good–which is the complete opposite of how we’re supposed to …
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How To Attract Like-Minded People And Foster A Loyal Community
2 years ago

How To Attract Like-Minded People And Foster A Loyal Community

Investing in your community is a lifeline for your organization. When you have a strong and loyal community behind you who sees your vision, understands what you …
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Leadership Series: Our Desire To Learn About What Makes A Good Leader
2 years ago

Leadership Series: Our Desire To Learn About What Makes A Good Leader

Hello there! I’m Daniel Yoo, and I’m the young buck here at Conscious Magazine, currently typing this in my college dorm room. I’ve had the good fortune of getting free …
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How To Influence Your Corporate Culture (For Good)
2 years ago

How To Influence Your Corporate Culture (For Good)

Thanks to 24/7 digital connection between consumer and company, the responsibility of enterprises is under scrutiny more than ever before.

Every purchase made by the public today is …
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3 Ways to Be More Socially Conscious on Social Media
2 years ago

3 Ways to Be More Socially Conscious on Social Media

Social media is a game changer. On this platform, individuals and companies of various scales have the opportunity to play on the same field. Your brand, which includes your social …
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3 Powerful And Practical Strategies To Scale The Impact Of Your Social Business
2 years ago

3 Powerful And Practical Strategies To Scale The Impact Of Your Social Business

This article focuses on the challenge of how to increase the real impacts that social enterprises make. How can we accelerate the scaling of impactful social enterprise experiences? In short, …
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Legal Minute: Nonprofits And Politics
2 years ago

Legal Minute: Nonprofits And Politics

Last month, part one of this article discussed the compensation and revenue related restrictions on nonprofits, and how that relates to the overall purpose of nonprofit organizations. This month, part …
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How To Make The Biggest Impact With Your Business
2 years ago

How To Make The Biggest Impact With Your Business

With buy one, give one businesses and social enterprises popping up nearly everywhere these days, it’s no surprise that critics of the giveback business model are also making their voices …
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How To Go From Idea To Reality When Creating a Socially Good Company
2 years ago

How To Go From Idea To Reality When Creating a Socially Good Company

A “socially good” company is a label we are seeing and hearing a lot of right now. It’s a concept that merges everyday business practices with a responsibility to value …
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Key Marketing (And Simple) Tips for Product Based Social Businesses
2 years ago

Key Marketing (And Simple) Tips for Product Based Social Businesses

Marketing can be one of the most exciting parts of a business or product launch. Thanks to technology, you have more ways to market than ever.

But all of that …
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One Company’s Secret to Celebrating The Wins And Staying Grounded
2 years ago

One Company’s Secret to Celebrating The Wins And Staying Grounded

So you’re an entrepreneur and your business has started seeing some success. We hate to be the ones to burst your bubble, but don’t get too​ excited. Of course, you deserve a huge congratulations …
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Legal Minute: NonProfit 101 and The Important Issues To Consider
2 years ago

Legal Minute: NonProfit 101 and The Important Issues To Consider

This will be the first of two articles discussing the important issues that should be considered by anyone starting a nonprofit organization. If you are planning to start an organization …
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Why Great Leaders Give Their Power Away
2 years ago

Why Great Leaders Give Their Power Away

There is a strong, even evolutionary association between leadership and power. It’s coded in us to see those that take charge as those that are somehow more than us, better …
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Purpose Drives You, Passion Alone Drifts You
2 years ago

Purpose Drives You, Passion Alone Drifts You

People are often mistaken in the belief that in order to enjoy their job, they need to pursue their “passion”. Is following your passion worth it? Truth is, passion is …
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What Growing Up in the Amazon Rainforest Taught Me About Entrepreneurship
2 years ago

What Growing Up in the Amazon Rainforest Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

When I was five years old, my parents made the decision to move the entire family from our comfortable home in Boise, Idaho to a small jungle village in South …
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What to Look for in a Collaboration
2 years ago

What to Look for in a Collaboration

Collaborations for business and startups have helped many companies to grow. At MATTER, we believe that being a collaborative brand enables us to build a network that creates access to …
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4 Companies That Will Help You Grow Your Socially Conscious Startup
2 years ago

4 Companies That Will Help You Grow Your Socially Conscious Startup

The Beatles once sang, “I get by with a little help from my friends.” When you’re building a company from scratch, attempting to sway fickle consumers, managing a team and …
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Does Your Organization Have an Identity?
2 years ago

Does Your Organization Have an Identity?

There’s a code at the Open Society Foundation that reimburses employees for bringing a housewarming gift if they choose to stay at a friend’s house during their work travels.

A …
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The Power of Storytelling for Social Businesses
2 years ago

The Power of Storytelling for Social Businesses

In most of our communications, we tend to use analysis to persuade others, despite substantial evidence indicating that people are more effectively affected by stories. When it comes to getting …
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