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Turning Someday Into Payday

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 04.05.2014 | Small Business
MaryEllen Tribby

It is my belief that working moms have more influence on what our world will look like than any other single group of people. Plus, they have the responsibility to match.

Change Our Story: How Do We Turn Judgment into Empathy?

Peter Buffett | Posted 11.05.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

I believe that when we can base our actions on empathic responses to what we feel -- as opposed to judgments that we make -- our entire perspective will shift.

Just Liking Us On Social Media? You're Doing It All Wrong

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 09.01.2013 | Media
Robert J. Rosenthal

Shame, guilt, and fear can be very effective motivators for a nonprofit, but they tend to leave a bad smell in the nose of its supporters. It's the odor of slash and burn, an indicator of a completely unsustainable message.

LOOK: Say Hello To The City's 1st 'Philanthropub'

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The first D.C.-area philanthropub is about to turn your drinking and eating into charity. Want to spend hard-earned money on delicious f...

Living for a Cause

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Greenpeace has consistently campaigned through non-violent direct actions; and, at a time when civil disobedience appears to be the only way we can actually push our governments, Greenpeace's way of working offers us the most promise.

Hispanic Girls are Ready to Lead, But are We Ready to Support Them?

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 05.22.2012 | Women
Anna Maria Chavez

Now a new generation of Hispanic girls is poised take up the leadership mantle. The question is whether we -- all of us -- will help get them there.

94% of Consumers Would Switch Brands to Support a Cause

Auren Kaplan | Posted 02.03.2012 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

If you're like the vast majority of people out there, you are a citizen consumer - you just might not know it yet. Citizen consumers are empowered i...

Occupy Wall Street: Is It a Good Strategy?

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

Whatever you think about the Occupy Wall Street movement, it's instructive to take a look at their strategy. Today, anyone who needs to engage the la...

CicLAvia: The Streets Are Alive With the Sounds of Liberty

Aaron Paley | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Aaron Paley

The second rendition of CicLAvia is this Sunday, April 10. You can expect to see thousands of your fellow Angelenos enjoying their city in a way that just isn't possible the rest of the year.

2011: Year of the Citizen Consumer

Auren Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

The lines between business and cause are beginning to intersect, and integration of cause and business is now being seen not just as a trend, but as a foundational pillar of good business in the 21st century.

Energy Companies Win Katrina Greenhouse-Gas Suit After Eight Federal Judges' Recusals

NOLA.com | Mark Schleifstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

So many members of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals have recused themselves from a rehearing of a lawsuit that charges energy companies with cont...

The Left-Siders

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Simon Sinek

The world is a bell curve. Class room test scores, employee performance in a company or how many people really, really like you. No matter the popula...

California Considers Repeal Of 1950's Law To Study Causes And Cures For Gays, Sexual Deviancy

AP | By CATHY BUSSEWITZ | Posted 05.04.2012 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California lawmakers narrowly advanced a bill Tuesday that would repeal a state law designed to find the causes and cures of hom...

When and Why Not to Talk About Everything

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

Talking is a balm for the lonely and afraid, but a poison for those who use it to replace the art of living.

The Newest Old Business Trend

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Avital Andrews

Tithing -- offering a percentage of income for a cause -- dates back to the Old Testament. And lately its popularity is surging in the business world.

Africa Water Project Captures Difficulty Of Global Struggle

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Strong leadership is missing. A few members of Congress have been working on the water problem and Matt Damon, the actor, has made it his cause. But the issue is not getting traction.

Could Haiti Become A Terrorist Haven? Only America Can Decide

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Simon Sinek

The destruction in Haiti is still fresh. All the bodies have not yet been buried. And the final toll has not yet been counted. But when the darkest ...

New York City On Parade

Nelson Montana | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nelson Montana

The simple fact of the matter is, parades are an archaic ritual, which are not only annoying, they're costly.

The Asian-American Minority Swing Vote

Natasha Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Chen

Hispanics and African Americans dominate debate of the minority vote. But Asian and Pacific Islanders, who comprise the third largest ethnic minority, could prove the decisive swing group come November.