“The greatest thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.”- Oliver Wendell Holmes Ever wish you were standing in someone else's shoes? Had someone else's bank account, car, education or authority?
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A simple "Thank You" makes you happier, healthier and makes your organization run better, too. Robert Emmons, a professor at The University of California, Davis, and one of the leading scholars in the positive psychology movement says that people who give thanks are happier and healthier. You can
Got Gear? Patagonia does. The socially responsible way. Patagonia has been a crusader in corporate social responsibility--they were out in front of this movement before other companies were and have been leading the way. Their outdoor gear is just the best. And you don't have to be a
They call themselves the "On Line Bookstore with a Soul." Better World Books believes that "most every book has lasting value and the potential to help change the world." They find new homes for unwanted books. Thus far, they’ve donated over 5 million books to partner programs around the
Wow! This has got to be the youngest social entrepreneur that I have read about! I thought Blake Mycoskie was young when he founded Toms at 34, but Andrew Castle was 8 when he founded Hats for Hunger in 2008! Andrew started knitting hats to support Heifer International (featured on Day 9 Goods
This is what Heifer International believes: "By giving families a hand-up, not just a hand-out, we empower them to turn lives of hunger and poverty into self-reliance and hope." Heifer International gives what they call "living loans," because in exchange for the livestock and training that