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In Every Story

Read This Before You Give to Those "in Need"

Derek Snook | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Derek Snook

Have you ever received a gift that offended you? Or a gift that as you put on a smile made you think, "Do you even know me?" Or a gift that as you tried to hide your hurt feelings made you wonder, "Why do you think I need this?"

Living on $8 an Hour: White Elephants in the Room

Derek Snook | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Derek Snook

As the President of In Every Story, a social business that helps low income workers advance towards self sufficiency through temporary employment, I'm...

The Power of Limitations

Derek Snook | Posted 12.03.2013 | Impact
Derek Snook

As the founder of In Every Story, I've decided to experiment with limitations. I've moved back into transitional housing at the Star Gospel Mission and I'm planning on living on the same wage our workers make, $8 an hour or $262 weekly after taxes.

Tidbits for Social Entrepreneurship

Derek Snook | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Derek Snook

The reality is that once you are able to consistently overcome mistakes, rejections and failures, nothing can stop you. While there will always be sensible reasons to give up, great stories are made by people who refuse to quit.