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
Woman with co-workers in office with Happy Retirement balloons and cake.
06/24/2018
Expert tips for cultivating a nest egg that ‘really’ meets your nearing retirement needs While plenty of people are duly committed to saving for retirement through 401k, IRA, or other nest egg-... read more
Executive writing mathematical formula on window with dry erase markers
06/04/2018
Inspiring Capital Defines the Shades Corporate social responsibility. Philanthropic giving. B Corps, employee-owned cooperatives, nonprofits, and all the models in between. The world of... read more
Woman and man sitting in cafe upset and angry.
06/01/2018
Why Being Right Doesn’t Always Mean Being Happy Most people would rather be right than happy. We all have theories about the world and then unconsciously act in ways that confirm the theories,... read more

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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
Woman with co-workers in office with Happy Retirement balloons and cake.
06/24/2018
Expert tips for cultivating a nest egg that ‘really’ meets your nearing retirement needs While plenty of people are duly committed to saving for retirement through 401k, IRA, or other nest egg-... read more
Executive writing mathematical formula on window with dry erase markers
06/04/2018
Inspiring Capital Defines the Shades Corporate social responsibility. Philanthropic giving. B Corps, employee-owned cooperatives, nonprofits, and all the models in between. The world of... read more
Woman and man sitting in cafe upset and angry.
06/01/2018
Why Being Right Doesn’t Always Mean Being Happy Most people would rather be right than happy. We all have theories about the world and then unconsciously act in ways that confirm the theories,... read more

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Bryan Welch, CEO of B The Change Media, shares wisdom for mission-driven businesses. Don't get sucked into the purely practical! Remember to hold on to your passion during a long career as a... read more
07/07/2015
Don Shaffer of RSF Social Finance with best advice for mission-driven business. How impact investors can stay grounded when their investments go sideways.
07/07/2015
Jonah Sachs, CEO of Free Range Studios, shares best advice for mission-driven business. How your values can be your company's greatest asset and keep you ahead of the competition.
07/07/2015
Why mathematics and numbers don't hold all the answers to a successful mission-driven business.
07/06/2015
Don't waste time making mistakes. Ask for help when you're struggling to find answers that are critical to your business. IBIS Communication's MaryAnne Howland offers best advice for mission-... read more
07/06/2015
Big Path Capital partner, Michael Whelchel, shares best advice for mission-driven business. Understanding the parallels between fatherhood and founding a company can help you make better... read more
07/06/2015
Nancy Rosenzweig of Big Path Capital has best advice for mission-driven business. Values-alignment isn't the only criteria you need to consider when raising impact capital.
07/06/2015
Nikhil Arora and Alejandro Velez of Back to the Roots with best advice for mission-driven business. How vulnerability has been a key to success for this growing company working to undo-food.
07/06/2015
Don't let your ambition cloud your judgment. What you need to hear for your business to create change on a large scale. Paul Saginaw of Zingerman's shares best advice for mission-driven business...

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