Posts Tagged ‘non-profit’

Peter Singer, The Life You Can Save

March 8, 2011

Given that so many people in the world are living in poverty, what is your responsibility to do something about it? This is the question Australian philosopher, Peter Singer tackles in his book The Life You Can Save. Peter is

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Valeria Maltoni

Valeria Maltoni, Conversation Agent

November 9, 2010

Valeria Maltoni, the “Conversation Agent,” is one of the leading bloggers in the field of marketing. Valeria’s passion is around finding great people, building community, and building conversations between marketer and customer. Valeria describes herself as an endlessly curious, non-conformist

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Marc Kielburger

Marc Kielburger, Me to We

September 23, 2009

In my twenties in particular, I remember thinking to myself: If only I was a little older, wiser, better connected … then, then I could really do something that matters. In fact, most of us are pretty great at coming

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James Huffines, Overcoming Resistance to Change

September 18, 2009

James Huffines is the Chairman of the central and south Texas district of the PlainsCapital bank in Austin, as well as being an SVP of the Plains Capital Corporation.  In other words, James Huffines is a senior and experienced leader

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Ron Dembo

Ron Dembo, Zerofootprint

September 4, 2009

In my own small way I’m trying to be a responsible citizen in the world and lessen my impact. I recycle and compost, I rarely drive a car, I think about things like my carbon footprint. Ron Dembo does too,

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Kevin & Melinda Berg, Access Life

August 14, 2009

Kevin and Melinda Berg are a formidable pair and their story speaks powerfully to what it means to overcome challenges to do more Great Work. They are parents, college graduates and they run their own small business – so far,

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Steven Rothstein, Perkins School for the Blind

June 25, 2009

Steven Rothstein is the ninth president of the Perkins School for the Blind.  Perkins is most famous for being Helen Keller’s school, but most extraordinary for not resting on its laurels.  Perkins is extremely active supporting people who are visually

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Dixon Thayer, Leadership and Strategy

June 22, 2009

There are people who are in business.  And then there are people like Dixon Thayer, who are REALLY in business.  Dixon was a key player in the merger between Kimberley Clark and Scott Paper.  He led a New Business Operations

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