For many people, especially in parts of Europe and North America, the answer to "When will I get my water next?" is as simple as, "When I turn on my tap." But for three billion others around the world, the answer is much more complicated.
For every Yoobi item purchased, the company contributes an item to a Classroom Pack, which contains essential school supplies. Together with their non-profit partner, the Kids In Need Foundation.
Negotiations include more strategies, theories and tactics than most people realize. Experience in the field has led me to research and continually consider various approaches, depending on occasion and environment.
I was shocked and deeply moved when I heard the news this morning - Bain Capital is purchasing 50 percent of TOMS, the One For One shoe, eyewear, and ...
We know that at least 620 million people still defecate in the open and do not have access to sanitation services, resulting in serious economic and health consequences, and the deaths of hundreds of thousands of children.
Overwhelmingly, these talented fellows represent a growing commitment to fighting social issues like poverty, terrorism, infrastructural collapse, and beyond -- through straightforward, effective means. I was lucky to learn from two of them, and share their stories here.
Value is what attracts and retains customers and employees. It's also what attracts and maintains relationships with investors, suppliers, distributors and other stakeholders who are critical to the firm's success over time. A business that does not create value will eventually fail.
We all have these people who made a difference for us -- even if they don't know it yet. Maybe it was your high school English teacher. Or an old boss or mentor. Or a neighbor who was the first person to tell you how much they loved your sketches.
Are you considering joining an accelerator in hopes of propelling your startup into the ranks of Airbnb and Dropbox? As accelerators proliferate, you...
Over the past few years, I've seen the impact that crowdfunding can have on social enterprises like mine. Even better, new data shows that crowdfunding is particularly favorable to women.
If you have ever developed one for a vision, a dream, a purpose, a cause where the struggle to see it through seems challenging and overwhelming but you do not know how to stop fighting, you have not lost your mind, your passion is intentional and deliberate, it is what keeps the engine running.
In my opinion, the stock market is a variation of the shared economy. It's an opportunity for everyone to own a piece of a company, and benefit from its growth.
Running a successful business demands attention, especially these days. If you aren't consciously choosing where to put your attention, you're risking everything.
In 2012, Sarah Manthey went to work for the World Food Program USA, an organization dedicated to fighting hunger. When this opportunity met her passion, Sarah became a social entrepreneur dedicated to feeding the hungry.
When you get rid of your fears, stay consistent and learn to adapt to changes, you set yourself up for entrepreneurial success. Pound for pound, mastering these three skills will grant you longevity in business and industry. What are some of your most valued lessons?
Catching me in a weak moment during the first few days of our trip, my friend and co-founder Morgan, who spent last year working in Bangalore, sought to console me, saying, "Mother India always provides when you need it most."