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Why Male Mentors Matter

Fathers of daughters have an advantage over other investors: They know just how savvy women can be.

 

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How To Harness Social Responsibility To Reduce Employee Turnover

Corporate social responsibility has become a must-have for businesses large and small. And it’s easier to do now.

 

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This Innovator Is Using Her Grandma's Old-School Trick To Save Lives Around The World

Old knowledge can lead to very modern solutions to social problems.

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How a Bag of Clean Water Helps Save Lives

A passion to make the world a better place can become the foundation of a growing business.

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Revolutionizing An Industry By Building An Empire Based On Values

The right team can make a business grow for good reasons.

Women Entrepreneurs Fuel Social Change and Economic Growth

How do men and women differ in boosting the economy and changing the world?

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How An Army Veteran And Saffron Are Building Peace

When you think of Afghanistan, you probably think war torn and desolate. Not high quality produce.

When Kimberly Jung was stationed there as an Army captain, she tasted some of the best fruits, vegetables and spices she had ever eaten. Equally as impressive to her were the people whom she found to be optimistic despite their circumstances as well as loyal and hospitable.

When Jung came back to the U.S., she went to Harvard Business School expecting to be a management consultant At McKinsey in San Francisco. The job didn’t materialize. Instead, while on the phone with Keith Alaniz who was still deployed in Afghanistan, a spark for an entrepreneurial venture took shape. Alaniz told her about Haji Yosef, an industrious farmer who had plenty of saffron but no buyers.

Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world. It sells for six to seven times the amount of opium poppy. Both Jung and Alaniz knew that selling a high-value crop like saffron would undercut drug trade, which fuels the Taliban.

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How To Construct A Socially Responsible Marketing Plan

By Amanda Haynes 

In the coming years, many companies and small business owners will need to consider how they can create a socially responsible marketing plan, since there has been a major initiative over the past few years to encourage businesses to do just that. Since companies are gathering more power these days, they're also feeling more responsible for things that go on in society. This means that they will need to be prepared to create marketing campaigns that provide people with useful and truthful information. There are many people who have begun creating these kinds of ads in these different commercials, since they are proving to be effective and simply the right thing to do.

How Women Entrepreneurs Innovate And Disrupt

Do men and women innovate differently? I asked an expert, Larry Keeley, author of Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs and co-founder of Doblin, an innovation consulting firm. He analyzed three decades of innovations, who made them, and how they did it.

How to Test The Viability of Your Startup Social Enterprise

Does your social enterprise start-up have what it takes to make a difference and become self-sufficient?



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