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B Lab Determines Stress Reduction Has Direct Impact on Health Care

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Added by David Martel on April 29, 2011 at 10:49pm — No Comments

10 Steps to Kickstart Employee Engagement Through Workplace Giving - Part 2

Want to know more about a game-changing approach to workplace giving and volunteering programs that delivers a compelling formula for success?

No longer a “nice to have” element of employee programs, workplace giving matters now more than ever.  Employee giving and volunteering are now essential components of companies’ employee engagement/Human Capital Management/Strategic CSR toolkits.  At the same time, many larger companies are looking for ways to take…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on April 29, 2011 at 10:16pm — No Comments

Winners of Trend Micro’s 2011 “What’s Your Story” Internet Safety Video Contest Challenge Youth to Make Positive Choices

Trend Micro Inc. (TSE: 4704) today announced the winners of the company’s second annual “What’s Your Story?” international video contest that empowers youth to be leaders in educating others about being safe online. 

The $10,000 grand prize goes to a team of two young filmmakers from Westerville, OH whose video – “…

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Added by Cindy Esposito on April 29, 2011 at 10:07pm — No Comments

Building an Employee Volunteer Program - Webinar, Thursday, 4/28

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Webinar - Thursday, April 28, 2011, 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST / 10:00 - 11:00 AM PST



Webinar - Thursday, April 28, 2011, 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST / 10:00 - 11:00 AM PST 

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Added by Jessi Copeland on April 29, 2011 at 9:16pm — No Comments

I'm not normal and neither are you

The following is a story from my soon to be released book, Changing What's Normal.



The biggest message I heard from my teachers at school when I was a teenager was that I was stupid. A common phrase from many of them was: What are you doing, stupid?



On Sundays in those years I heard a different message as follows, You are a sinner in need of redemption.



On many Saturdays I heard yet another message.

After sport on Saturday mornings I… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on April 28, 2011 at 10:55pm — No Comments

ReportAlert.info - BBVA Group (MCE:BBVA) publishes its first Integrated Report

BBVA releases its first Integrated Report with information on its financial, social, ethical, governance and environmental…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on April 28, 2011 at 9:29pm — No Comments

ICT-Enabled Development of Capacity for Climate Change Adaptation

This new report argues that mobiles have been helpful in building informational capacities for climate change adaptation.  However, emergent, self-organised, transformational adaptation may need to build more on telecentre-based models, and should focus more on holistic rather than climate-specific applications: http://www.niccd.org/PantHeeksClimateChangeAdaptationICTs.pdf

Added by Richard Heeks on April 28, 2011 at 6:18am — No Comments

Creating and Sustaining Successful Business-Community Partnerships: Free VolunteerMatch Webinar with John-Anthony Meza of Corporate Voices, 4/28

Webinar Topic: Best Practices in Creating and Sustaining Successful Business-Community Partnerships

Speakers: John-Anthony Meza, Corporate Voices for Working Families

Date: Thursday, 4/28, 2011

Time: 10AM-11AM PT / 1PM-2PM ET

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Added by Cindy Esposito on April 27, 2011 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Natural Gas ‘Fracking,’ Water Scarcity, Electric Vehicles and China-U.S. Clean Energy Race Top Agenda at Ceres Conference, May 11-12, Oakland

Six hundred business leaders, investors, environmentalists and policy-makers will gather at the …

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Added by Cindy Esposito on April 27, 2011 at 9:20pm — No Comments

Cause Marketing Forum June 1-3 Brings Corporate, Nonprofit Professionals Together for Good

The 2011 Annual Cause Marketing Forum | June 1-3, 2011 | Hyatt Regency Chicago

Education, discussions, workshops, networking and The Cause Marketing Halo Awards - the must-attend cause marketing event of the year!

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Added by Jessi Copeland on April 27, 2011 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Sorry but it’s not YOUR project

(Whispering.) “Psst, excuse me, but actually it’s not ‘your’ program. And if you think that it is, we may have a problem on our hands.”

Many would argue that who owns what in development is a key aspect, if not the aspect, to a project’s or program’s success.



And so a person’s choice word choice when describing their work or do-gooder endeavor can actually reveal quite a lot.



Some may think I’m just being…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on April 27, 2011 at 8:29pm — No Comments

Technology and the Crisis in Japan

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Added by Cindy Esposito on April 26, 2011 at 8:55pm — No Comments

More buildership, less leadership?

This slideshare by my friend and colleague Kwai Yu, CEO of Leaders Cafe and fellow member of Leadership Roundtable of differencemakers community will no doubt make you think.



Kwai is one of the very special presenters of my program a year of changing what's normal. See link at the bottom of this post.



I would be very interested in your thoughts on whether we need more builders and less leaders.…



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Added by Ian Berry on April 25, 2011 at 8:07pm — No Comments

Remembering George Harrison on the road to Busan

After sharing some development practitioners’ honest remarks on aid, Africa, corruption and colonialism last week, I thought I would also share key points made in a session hosted by Oxfam that I attended at the World Bank/IMF annual meetings’ Civil Society Policy Forum on April 15th. Entitled “The Road to Busan: Ensuring Citizens Drive Their Own…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on April 25, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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