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Generation GOOD

Generation Good is a generation defined not by age, but by values.People who care about education, civil liberty, the environment, animal rights,nutrition, human rights, ending genocide and institutional discrimination,and all the other good causes out there are all members of generation good. It seems silly to categorize people by age

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Jon Stewart on Rachel Maddow

PLEASE watch this. It is SO good. I normally like Rachel Maddow, but it seems she got a bit defensive and myopic, and missed the point several times forcing Stewart to reiterate his argument. The conversation really does come full circle where Jon talks about how he views his role

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What‘s Your WHY?

‘He who has a why to live can bear almost any how‘ - Nietzsche Sometimes they hit me so hard they leave me in a state of confusion, of paralysis, of overwhelmed exasperation. Choices. Decisions. Opportunities. This great gift that I have- this freedom to live my life the way

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Sustainable Income = Saving the World

Want to change the world? Start a for-profit business or figure out marketing! Over and over again we hear the for-profit vs. non-profit debate about which is better for helping good causes and changing the world. But we‘ve also heard people (ok- our parents) repeat that we have to be

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Pessimism and Optimism: A Reversal of Definitions

Pessimism and Optimism: A Reversal of Definitions We all know them, those people who constantly complain about how things should be. Nothing ever seems good enough for them. All they do is complain. But be cautious of lumping these people into the complainer bin and casting their thoughts aside, there

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True Simplicity is Organized Complexity

Imagine an office supply closet. You open the door and peek inside. You see post-it notes scattered all over the shelves. You see pencils, pens, and highlighters rolling off the shelves and hitting the floor. Folders are mixed with envelopes, and you can‘t tell which is which. You see a

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Context for Good

Create a Context for Good. ‘The reason that most of us seem to have a consistent character is that most of us are really good at controlling our environment.‘ -Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point If you want employees to be creative, you build a safe environment for them to explore

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Optimal Happiness

Is it possible to have a perfect storm of happiness, a moment in your life where your ‘pillar‘ goals are accomplished? Is it possible to reach a pinnacle of optimal happiness? I define ‘Pillar Goals‘ as ones that don‘t change; they‘re the foundational needs that must be met before reaching

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