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Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire

Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire

Jason Wolfe's leading e-tail venture, GiftCards.com, took shape while he was living in his car and teaching himself to code with books checked out of the library.
4 Ways to Rewire the Corporate Brain to Compete in the 21st Century

4 Ways to Rewire the Corporate Brain to Compete in the 21st Century

Companies are being pushed to be more collaborative and transparent and to embrace social responsibility.
Getting Employees to Volunteer and Give

Getting Employees to Volunteer and Give

Cultivating employee philanthropy can be good for your business. Here's how to make giving back a part of your culture.
Why It Is Important to Teach Girls About Entrepreneurship

Why It Is Important to Teach Girls About Entrepreneurship

The founder of Glamtrepreneur talks about instilling the business bug at an early age.
Why Doing Good for Others Does Good for Your Business

Why Doing Good for Others Does Good for Your Business

The sooner you incorporate social good into your business plan, the better.
How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.
Corporate Social Responsibility Done Right: 5 Ways to Help Your Company Shine

Corporate Social Responsibility Done Right: 5 Ways to Help Your Company Shine

Entrepreneurs can enlist employees, customers and other partners when it comes time to offer programs that give back to the community.
The 7 Most Fascinating Things Bill Gates Said in His Reddit Chat

The 7 Most Fascinating Things Bill Gates Said in His Reddit Chat

During an open-forum Q&A hosted by Reddit, Bill Gates discussed philanthropy, business advice and even condom design in his first interview since stepping down as MicrosoftÂ’s chairman.
Be Charitable, and Your Customers May Just Give Back to You

Be Charitable, and Your Customers May Just Give Back to You

With the holidays behind us, many businesses stop their philanthropic efforts. This is a big mistake, as companies can continue to capitalize on charitable givings.
The Boom Market for Niche Fitness Events

The Boom Market for Niche Fitness Events

Founded by former Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Chris McIntosh, Dirty Girl obstacle-course events are running up big bucks.
How to Run a Socially Responsible Business That's Not Phony

How to Run a Socially Responsible Business That's Not Phony

Doing good just for the sake of saying you are won't help you run a more socially responsible business. Here are three key considerations.
The Flip-Flops That Help Pay Medical Bills

The Flip-Flops That Help Pay Medical Bills

Hari Mari donates $3 from each pair of flip-flops they sell to hospital units that accept uninsured patients.
How One Entrepreneur Overcame Unthinkable Tragedy

How One Entrepreneur Overcame Unthinkable Tragedy

It's how you pick up the pieces in the worst of times that reveal your company's true colors.
Warren Buffett's Secret to Giving Away Billions

Warren Buffett's Secret to Giving Away Billions

The investing tycoon reveals how he gives away billions with great pleasure.

How to Be a Better Boss and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

Read the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com, from managing employees to avoiding a brand meltdown like Paula Deen's.

The Power of Giving Back: How Community Involvement Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Companies who value corporate social responsibility are well regarded by their customers, have improved employee morale, and may even experience a boost in sales.

4 Simple Actions to Lead a More Meaningful Life

Motivational speaker Dan Clark shares easy steps you can take to make your life more significant and fulfilling.
Meet the United Nations' New Resident Entrepreneur

Meet the United Nations' New Resident Entrepreneur

Elizabeth Gore discusses the evolution of the group's strategy to partner with entrepreneurs.
A New Dell Initiative Asks Women Entrepreneurs to Give Back

A New Dell Initiative Asks Women Entrepreneurs to Give Back

The 'Pay it Forward' campaign aims to support one million aspiring women entrepreneurs by 2015.
How a NYC Nonprofit Is Working With Businesses to Make the World a Better Place

How a NYC Nonprofit Is Working With Businesses to Make the World a Better Place

Strategic partnerships help a nonprofit erase education deficits.
Billionaire Sara Blakely Pledges to Give Away Half of Her Fortune

Billionaire Sara Blakely Pledges to Give Away Half of Her Fortune

The Spanx founder is the first self-made female billionaire to sign Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge.
Startups Offer Aid After Boston Marathon Attack

Startups Offer Aid After Boston Marathon Attack

From raising money to providing accommodations, entrepreneurs lend support to those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombings.
Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist

Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist

How local and national publicity helped Julien Leitner, the 14-year-old founder of the Archimedes Alliance, spark change and move the world, $2 at a time.
Finding Zen in a Hectic City

Finding Zen in a Hectic City

Jason Franklin of Bolder Giving, a nonprofit that teaches people about philanthropy, heads to New York's Rubin Museum when he needs personal inspiration.

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