Pair of pink sneakers on a long beach.
11/05/2018
Do you have a dream to make the world a better place?  Build stronger neighborhoods, improve the educational system, change how we use energy, create access to capital for overlooked... read more
Stacks of multi-colored hand-woven fabrics.
09/24/2018
This is not just another story about an organic, fair trade clothing line. Yes, Indigenous is a luxury, ethical fashion, B Corp that weaves low-impact dyes, organic fibers, and fair trade wages... read more
Bright blue eye glasses on black background.
09/10/2018
Are you feeling bored?  Do you want work that interests you? I have worked with lots of people who say: I’m bored with what I do. I’ve lost interest in ____. I’ve always done the... read more
Four men dive from the side into a swimming pool.
08/20/2018
Growing up in the hot South, I spent hours at the swimming pool. I learned to dive from the side of the pool and soon graduated to the “low board”.  In those days before concerns about... read more
Silhouette of two retirees watching sunset from under a tree
08/09/2018
To anyone on the glide path to retirement, it is becoming clear that today’s retirees are facing a completely different set of challenges than prior generations. This is the first generation in... read more
Grandmother and grand kids in kitchen with chef hats
08/06/2018
A newly wed wife came home from work one day to find her husband had prepared a roast.  She was thrilled, but puzzled: he had cut the ends off the roast before cooking it.  In her sweetest... read more
Long dining table set for fancy dinner.
07/20/2018
The Silicon Valley We know it for its genius, its startup tech community, its progressive culture, and its insane cost-of-living. All true. I also know it for Karen Bevels, a loving diamond of... read more
Green tree frog on branch with green leaves
07/09/2018
I hate networking events. Don’t get me wrong, I love meeting new people. In fact, in my “business” meeting new people is a must.  As an entrepreneur, correction as a “solopreneur” (which just... read more
A view of Mount Everest from below with Prayer Flags in foreground.
07/03/2018
The social entrepreneur That’s the title in the triple bottom line business world that we use to refer to an innovator with an environmental or social mission. We’ve put faces to this role like... read more

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Pair of pink sneakers on a long beach.
11/05/2018
Do you have a dream to make the world a better place?  Build stronger neighborhoods, improve the educational system, change how we use energy, create access to capital for overlooked... read more
Stacks of multi-colored hand-woven fabrics.
09/24/2018
This is not just another story about an organic, fair trade clothing line. Yes, Indigenous is a luxury, ethical fashion, B Corp that weaves low-impact dyes, organic fibers, and fair trade wages... read more
Bright blue eye glasses on black background.
09/10/2018
Are you feeling bored?  Do you want work that interests you? I have worked with lots of people who say: I’m bored with what I do. I’ve lost interest in ____. I’ve always done the... read more
Four men dive from the side into a swimming pool.
08/20/2018
Growing up in the hot South, I spent hours at the swimming pool. I learned to dive from the side of the pool and soon graduated to the “low board”.  In those days before concerns about... read more
Silhouette of two retirees watching sunset from under a tree
08/09/2018
To anyone on the glide path to retirement, it is becoming clear that today’s retirees are facing a completely different set of challenges than prior generations. This is the first generation in... read more
Grandmother and grand kids in kitchen with chef hats
08/06/2018
A newly wed wife came home from work one day to find her husband had prepared a roast.  She was thrilled, but puzzled: he had cut the ends off the roast before cooking it.  In her sweetest... read more
Long dining table set for fancy dinner.
07/20/2018
The Silicon Valley We know it for its genius, its startup tech community, its progressive culture, and its insane cost-of-living. All true. I also know it for Karen Bevels, a loving diamond of... read more
Green tree frog on branch with green leaves
07/09/2018
I hate networking events. Don’t get me wrong, I love meeting new people. In fact, in my “business” meeting new people is a must.  As an entrepreneur, correction as a “solopreneur” (which just... read more
A view of Mount Everest from below with Prayer Flags in foreground.
07/03/2018
The social entrepreneur That’s the title in the triple bottom line business world that we use to refer to an innovator with an environmental or social mission. We’ve put faces to this role like... read more

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Business advice for the mission-driven entrepreneur. Gary Shinner, former CEO of Mighty Leaf Tea, shares how to engineer a long-term vision and plan for the future growth of your business.
07/07/2015
Business advice for the mission-driven entrepreneur. SVN member Cheryl Contee, CEO and Co-Founder of Fission Strategy, shares how "believing in yourself and never stopping" is the best advice she... read more
07/07/2015
Business advice for the mission-driven entrepreneur. SVN member Neil Grimmer, President & Co-Founder of Plum Organics, shares how he built a successful business based on purpose.
07/07/2015
Business advice for the mission-driven entrepreneur. Find out how your mood as a CEO affects your organizational culture from Race Forward's President, Rinku Sen.
07/07/2015
Business advice for the mission-driven entrepreneur. New Resource Bank CEO Vince Siciliano shares what role purpose and values have had in his career in the banking industry.
07/07/2015
Business advice for the mission-driven entrepreneur. SVN member Gary Hirshberg, Chairman of Stonyfield, shares how "believing in yourself" is the best advice he never got.
07/07/2015
Business advice for the mission-driven entrepreneur. Socially responsible business pioneer and founder of White Dog Cafe, Judy Wicks, shares why building local relationships can foster successful... read more
07/07/2015
Business advice for the mission-driven entrepreneur. Mark Tilsen shares how listening to his customers helped him make the right business decisions for his natural food company.
07/07/2015
Alfa Demmellash, CEO of Rising Tide Capital, and the best advice for mission-driven business. Why moments of confusion open a window of opportunity to reconnect with what matters most for your... read more

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