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"Be The Change You Want To See In The World"

Fortune | Patricia Sellers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

"Be the change you want to see in the world." Blake Mycoskie, founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS Shoes, says that this Mahatma Ghandi quote is hi...

TOMS Shoes: Why Doing Good Makes Good Business Sense

Melissa Biggs Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Melissa Biggs Bradley

Blake Mycoskie won by losing. He lost the $1 million prize on the second season of the Amazing Race by four minutes, and yet if had won, he may not have founded his hugely successful and philanthropic TOMS Shoe company.

In Speech And In Deed, Hillary Clinton Endorses Social Entrepreneurship

Auren Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Auren Kaplan

The arrival of a robust social capital market to the financial system could very well prove positively world-changing.

Fifty First (J)Dates: Alikewise: The Online Dating Equivalent to Wearing Glasses

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Meredith Fineman

We're continuing on the journey/search for the expansive online dating saga, from JDate to Match to....books? I tried "Alikewise" (the name is sort of...

More Than Shoes on Feet

David D. Burstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David D. Burstein

I had the chance to witness firsthand as TOMS gave away their one millionth pair of shoes on a September trip in Argentina.

One Million Pairs of Shoes!

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jack Hidary

Toms Shoes just delivered its millionth pair of shoes to those in need. The Toms model of giving a pair of shoes for every pair it sells is now sca...

1 Million Pairs of Shoes Bought, 1 Million Pairs of Shoes Given Away

David D. Burstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David D. Burstein

It's not often that you get to witness our society changing before your eyes. Last week I had the extraordinary opportunity to do just that.

What Are Today's Best And Worst Brands?

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.04.2011 | Small Business

When Hugh Hefner announced his intention to take Playboy Enterprises private in July, the struggling company's stock climbed more than 40 percent in o...

The Peace List (10 Must-Haves for Fall)

Sandy Henson Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sandy Henson Corso

Fall has a way of igniting a "new beginning" feeling deep within our souls. I love the smell of cool crisp air; it always creates an emotional feelin...

Olivia Wilde Strips Her Shoes for TOMS, 1/4 Million People Join Her

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Yesterday, TOMS Shoes celebrated One Day Without Shoes, and had 250,000 people spending their day without shoes in over 1,600 events around the world to raise awareness about the movement.

Innovate With Empathy

Marc Stoiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Stoiber

I had the good fortune to hear John Marshall Roberts speak at Sustainable Brands '10 this week. Roberts is a psychologist and communications specialis...

One Day Without Shoes: It's Time To Participate

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

On April 8, we're asking everyone to go barefoot for One Day Without Shoes. Most people don't even realize how many children in developing countries grow up barefoot -- and it's time to remind ourselves.

Products With Purpose Will Change the World

Jeff Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jeff Rosenthal

Why not take positive steps to champion nonprofit and benevolent businesses? This is the birth of a new world, where your dollars can act as catalysts to accomplish the change that we want to see in the world.

Fulfilling My Life's Mission Through the TOMS Shoes Movement

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

No personal mission has resonated so deeply with me as the one I am currently pursuing with the TOMS movement. I would like to share it with you in hopes that you will hold me accountable for fulfilling it.

The Opportunity For Change Extends Beyond Our Front Door

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

Podoconiosis is a geo-chemical disease caused by the absorption of minerals through the feet. It causes the legs to swell to unmanageable and grotesque sizes. There is, however, a surprisingly simple solution to prevention: shoes.

TOMS Shoes Accepts the Secretary of State's 2009 ACE Award

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

Rarely do I ever write out a speech, but last night, accepting the ACE Award in Washington D.C., was such a special night and opportunity I wanted to make SURE that I thanked everyone in the proper way.

Incubus Front-Man Teams Up With TOMS To Give Shoes To Children (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This summer, Incubus front man Brandon Boyd teamed up with Kristin Jai Klosterman for TOMS Shoes' Collaborative Canvas Project.

TOMS Shoes Founder Works To Stamp Out Foot Disease In Ethiopia

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CBS Evening News recently profiled a TOMS shoe drop in Southern Ethiopia, where TOMS Shoes Founder and Chief Shoe Giver Blake Mycoskie spoke about his...

The New Faces of Eco-Entrepreneurship: Q&A with Blake Mycoskie (TOMS Shoes), Lauren Bush & Ellen Gustafson (FEED Projects), and Andy Dunn (Bonobos)

Courtney Reum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Courtney Reum

TOMS Shoes, FEED, and Bonobos share the same entrepreneurial spirit as I do, while caring about tomorrow at the same time. So without further ado, please enjoy the following chat.

Use Technology, Seize The Moment, Change The World

Jason Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jason Silva

What has always excited us about Current is its call for audience participation and engagement. Finally, a platform for meaningful exchange, existing on television, taking the high road and believing that sharing our stories can change the world.

2010 Resolution: Slow Down For Success

Patricia Sellers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patricia Sellers

I've never been big on New Year's resolutions. But instead of resolving to do more this year, I'm aiming to do less. To slow down.

TOMS Shoes: A Spring/Summer 2010 Preview of Friendly, Fashionable Footwear

Mihal Freinquel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mihal Freinquel

We all buy shoes, so why not make that purchase go a little further? When you buy TOMS, which previewed their Spring and Summer 2010 line recently, your purchase can.

How To Find The Thrill In Your Business

Roy Spence and Haley Rushing | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Roy Spence and Haley Rushing

Companies with a purpose have a way of seeing a need in the marketplace and conceiving of a never-before-thought-of solution to meet that need.

The Three G's: The New Trend In Giving (And 5 Companies Who Do It Right)

Carrie Pollare | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carrie Pollare

GIVING...it's something that most of us have cut way back on or even eliminated as our economy has slid into mayhem. No more checks to our favorite ch...

All Together New

Sean Carasso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sean Carasso

Originally I went to Africa to put shoes on kids' feet. Then I walked into the chaos of Congo. Strange circumstances led me to her doorstop, but there I stood ready to see what she might show my western eyes.