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Why Should You Be Committed to Social Impact?

Listen Here:  Today we’re featuring a conversation with Dr. Ramona Houston, Ph.D., PMP, who is on a mission to inspire and empower individuals and groups to give and serve. A scholar focusing on American race relations, a [...]

Lessons from the Purple Rain, Advocacy for Social Justice

As the world mourns the untimely death of Prince, we all can reflect on his life, music, and artistry. Many of us grew up with “Let’s Go Crazy,” or turned a devilish smile with “Darling Nikki.’ Yet there are lessons to be learned about [...]

Podcast: How to Thrive in the Era of Digital Marketing

Listen Here: Kevin Getch is the Founder and Director of Digital Strategy for Webfor, a creative and digital marketing agency and on the Board of Directors for SEMpdx, a non-profit organization that provides education and networking events [...]

Podcast: Avoid These Simple SEO Mistakes

Listen Here: Jen Van Iderstyne is a Senior Strategist at Overit and has been working in Digital Marketing and SEO for the past decade. Jen shares how to avoid the common, simple mistakes people make when using SEO to market their websites. Avoid [...]

Are You the Emperor?

It was said about one of the presidential candidates who has suspended their campaign, that “the problem, many donors say they believe, is that there wasn’t anyone on the team who both recognized his shortcomings and was willing to point [...]

Podcast: Redefining Responsibility In The New Economy

Listen Here: Motivational Keynote Speaker and Business Growth Expert, Meridith Elliott Powell works with clients to help them instill ownership at every level to ensure profits at every turn. Meridith is the author of several books, including Winning [...]

Speak Up About Something: Courage To Create Good In The World

Henry David Thoreau said, “The masses of men (and women) live lives of quiet desperation.” That equates to the fact that most people lack the courage or incentive to get involved with the great events of life within their communities, states [...]

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Carly Fiorina: A Tale of Two Women – Choose Your Own Resume Now

Much has been and will be written about Hillary Rodham Clinton. Even the Rodham that popped up after she was encased in the White House . . . the first time. A closer look at Hillary Clinton and Carly Fiorina gives us a tale of two women who [...]

Boyan Slat: Cleaning Up 300 Million Tons Of Ocean Plastic

“Once there was the Stone Age, then the Bronze Age, and now we are in the middle of the Plastic Age,” said teenager Boyan Slat. “Ever year, we produce 300 million tons of plastic. Much of it reaches our oceans.” At 16 years of age, Boyan [...]

Chad Pregracke: Cleaning Up Old Man River

The Mississippi River sweeps millions of bottles, cans, tires, oil, plastic bags and containers, along with junk of every description, and chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico 24/7. From Minnesota where it starts as a six foot wide, 15 inches deep [...]

Podcast: What’s It Mean – Shifting To Green?

Listen Here: Kathryn Alexander MA founded The Art of Leadership – Impact! because she realized that we have gotten leadership all wrong! She is also author of What’s It Mean – Shifting To Green? which discusses how sustainability has [...]

When The Earth Quakes

With the news of the recent earthquake near San Francisco, I thank God that there was no loss of life. Having survived the big Northridge earthquake in California twenty years ago, I still tremble every time I hear of another one. Yet I learned [...]

Don’t Judge A Book By Its Color

Everyone who watches the news now knows of the suburb of St. Louis, Ferguson, Missouri. Those of us who also live here are absolutely stunned, mortified and saddened by this recent notoriety! As a retired high school teacher, my students and [...]

Whether You Are A Dog Person Or Not, This Blog Is For You

You probably have seen or heard about the Michael Vick Dogs. Remember that horrible chapter in life and the NFL when Vick went to prison for dog fighting. Best Friends Animal Sanctuary came to the forefront for many that had been unaware of [...]

Noah’s Promise

Growing up in my picturesque little hometown of Clarksville, Missouri on the Mississippi River was just like a chapter out of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn. We played in the river, went boating and water skiing, camped out on the sandbars and climbed [...]

Chad Pregracke: Cleaning Up The Mississippi River One Piece At A Time

The Mississippi River sweeps millions of bottles, cans, tires, oil, plastic bags and containers, along with junk of every description, and chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico 24/7. From Minnesota where it starts as a six foot wide, 15 inches deep [...]

7 Scary Privacy Issues To Be Aware Of

We are all too aware of the National Security Agency breaking encryption. The NSA has frequently been known to be implanting back doors on various servers, networks and within numerous social sites, email providers, mobile networks, mobile [...]

Podcast: Building Global Competence and Your Career

Listen Here: Dr. Ellen McMahon is the Dean of the faculty and degree programs at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, a private nonprofit graduate school with students at an average age of 40. In this podcast, Dr. McMahon discusses how [...]

Podcast: Women Transforming Our World

Listen Here: Giselle Shapiro is a visionary leader working to create a new paradigm of feminine leadership, who says it will be the voices of women that will change the world. Giselle is co-author of award winning best-selling book Ready, [...]