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5 Tips On How To Get The Most Out Of A Disappointing Event

Catriona Pollard | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

I've been to many workshops and conferences, and I must say some were pretty ho hum when it came to content. It is so disappointing when this happens ...

3 Creative Ways To Market Your Business

Sophie Andrews | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

When you're a creative in business, it can be tempting to assume your work speaks for itself. Your images are awesome, your products are outstanding, and your words move people. If you build it he will come, right? Not necessarily.

Art Is... Everything: Lessons From My First Art Retreat

Scott Stabile | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts
Scott Stabile

Wild creativity lives within us all. Whether or not we play with it, whether or not we use our creative gifts to make art, only requires choosing to do so.

8 Mindfulness Tips for Business Decision Makers

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

How great is it when a nice guy or girl finishes first? I was overjoyed to see on my LinkedIn feed that a former colleague, friend, and all-around goo...

Compassionate Communities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.20.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven grantees from Nepal to California who are working towards building compassionate communities ...

East Africa Hub: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.13.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven grantees across the globe in East Africa who are receiving seed grants that are inspiring cha...

The Heart of Lightness: Envision Festival 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.18.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

There exists a realm called Envision, betwixt beach and jungle it lies, Created with care and precision, for bright and curious eyes. The moment you p...

5 Awesome Reasons Living in a Remote Area Doesn't Limit Your Opportunities When You Are Building an Online Business

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Sky Mandala Marcano

1. Living in a smaller remote area gives you an opportunity to learn about community, connection and opportunity. I grew up shopping at a very popular...

Serenity Gathering 2016 Announces Phase 2 of Lineup

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.22.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Colorful flyers adorned with geometric shapes and festival lineups are beginning to appear with more frequency in my social media feeds. Though still ...

Envision Festival 2016: Lineup, Educational Retreats And More

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

While many corners of the world are shrouded in cold, wind, snow and rain, the tropical climates of Costa Rica are beckoning. The depths of winter are...

Kalup (Linzy) Art Lesson U Perform

Kalup Linzy | Posted 12.21.2015 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

This past year has been filled with many ups and downs personally, professionally, and culturally. One of the ups was when I traveled to New Orleans ...

Serenity Gathering Announces Dates for 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.22.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

As autumn sweeps across the landscape and festival season begins to simmer down, daydreams of spring are already being awoken. Celebrating the Vernal ...

On Photography By Susan Sontag: A Must-Read For Every Serious Photographer

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 09.22.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

Susan Sontag's 1973 book, On Photography, is a true classic and should be read by all photographers. Not only is the book a great intellectual stimula...

The Second Annual Phases of the Moon Music & Arts Festival 2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

In the world of science as well as metaphysics, the moon is always a divine symbol of transition, synchronicity, and illumination. Its many lunar cycles affect the planet itself as well as the creatures who populate it.

Pamela Des Barres: Writing Coach and Living Legend

Holly Cara Price | Posted 07.16.2016 | Women
Holly Cara Price

"Miss P," as Mick Jagger called her back in the day, was an icon of mine since the 1960s when she was a member of the all-girl LA-based rock band The GTO's (Girls Together Outrageously).

A Land Where Writers Are Revered

Jeanine Barone | Posted 05.21.2016 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

In the beginning, there existed an island -- uninhabited but for the Arctic fox -- sculpted by snow and ice, wind, water, and fire. This wild, windswept land had no name, until settlers arrived in the 10th century, and made this place their home.

What Are the Five Best Practices for Tweeting From Conferences?

Mona Shattell | Posted 06.14.2015 | Technology
Mona Shattell

Dr. McLemore's good friend and colleague, Steph Herold, Deputy Director for The Sea Change Program developed a set of best practices for use of social media at professional meetings and conferences.

The International Envision Festival 2015 in Costa Rica 2/26-3/1

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.19.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Massive community gatherings are reigniting and redefining humanity. We are not just brought together to enjoy but to change. Music has always been a powerful, non-violent weapon used to convey truths, change perspectives and start revolutions.

Want to End Campus Sexual Assault? Tackle the Primary Issue Being Ignored

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 12.08.2014 | College
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Until we're willing to deal with the fact that young people are sexual people who need more realistic, developmentally appropriate guidance when it comes to sexual expression and satisfaction, the situation is not going to change.

The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: Stalking the Workshop Egotist

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 08.20.2014 | Books
Stephanie Vanderslice

Honestly, I don't know what it is about writing groups or workshops that brings out the egotism in some people, but after participating in and teachin...

10 Reasons You Need a Digital You

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

The reality is, no matter who you are, business professional to entrepreneur, CEO to salesperson, your digital you opens doors, creates new connections and keeps you marketable and relevant. It deserves your time.

Responding to a Community: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

We All Deserve Access to Great Opportunities: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

Fine Young Philanthropists

Varda Epstein | Posted 04.27.2014 | Impact
Varda Epstein

Kids are being taught at home and in their schools about the meaning of giving. Apparently, doing nice things for others makes kids smarter, happier and more successful, too.

Career Wardrobe Enters Adulthood Empowered and Ready to Take on the World!

Career Wardrobe | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

Empowerment has always been central to Career Wardrobe's mission. From day one, we have challenged every woman who comes through our doors to dream big while also giving her the tools she needs to reach those goals... whether it's her first job or the next job that will help her on her career path.