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Corporate Social Responsibility Done Right: 5 Ways to Help Your Company Shine
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Entrepreneurs can enlist employees, customers and other partners when it comes time to offer programs that give back to the community.
April 10, 2014 in Grow Your Business
The 7 Most Fascinating Things Bill Gates Said in His Reddit Chat

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

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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.
February 11, 2014 in Leadership
Be Charitable, and Your Customers May Just Give Back to You

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

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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.
February 3, 2014 in Business Management
The Boom Market for Niche Fitness Events

The Boom Market for Niche Fitness Events

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Founded by former Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Chris McIntosh, Dirty Girl obstacle-course events are running up big bucks.
December 7, 2013 in Health & Fitness
How to Run a Socially Responsible Business That's Not Phony

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

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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.
October 24, 2013 in Managing Employees
The Flip-Flops That Help Pay Medical Bills

The Flip-Flops That Help Pay Medical Bills

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Hari Mari donates $3 from each pair of flip-flops they sell to hospital units that accept uninsured patients.
August 10, 2013 in Profiles
How One Entrepreneur Overcame Unthinkable Tragedy

How One Entrepreneur Overcame Unthinkable Tragedy

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It's how you pick up the pieces in the worst of times that reveal your company's true colors.
August 9, 2013 in The 'Treps
Warren Buffett's Secret to Giving Away Billions

Warren Buffett's Secret to Giving Away Billions

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The investing tycoon reveals how he gives away billions with great pleasure.
July 16, 2013 in Leadership

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

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Read the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com, from managing employees to avoiding a brand meltdown like Paula Deen's.
June 28, 2013 in Managing Employees

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

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Companies who value corporate social responsibility are well regarded by their customers, have improved employee morale, and may even experience a boost in sales.
June 26, 2013 in Management & Operations

4 Simple Actions to Lead a More Meaningful Life

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Motivational speaker Dan Clark shares easy steps you can take to make your life more significant and fulfilling.
June 24, 2013 in Lifestyle
Meet the United Nations' New Resident Entrepreneur

Meet the United Nations' New Resident Entrepreneur

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Elizabeth Gore discusses the evolution of the group's strategy to partner with entrepreneurs.
June 12, 2013 in Leadership
A New Dell Initiative Asks Women Entrepreneurs to Give Back

A New Dell Initiative Asks Women Entrepreneurs to Give Back

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The 'Pay it Forward' campaign aims to support one million aspiring women entrepreneurs by 2015.
June 3, 2013 in Leadership
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

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Strategic partnerships help a nonprofit erase education deficits.
May 27, 2013 in Business Management
Billionaire Sara Blakely Pledges to Give Away Half of Her Fortune

Billionaire Sara Blakely Pledges to Give Away Half of Her Fortune

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The Spanx founder is the first self-made female billionaire to sign Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge.
May 8, 2013 in Leadership
Startups Offer Aid After Boston Marathon Attack

Startups Offer Aid After Boston Marathon Attack

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From raising money to providing accommodations, entrepreneurs lend support to those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombings.
April 16, 2013 in Leadership
Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist

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

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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.
February 12, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: Finding Zen in a Hectic CityPlay Video

Finding Zen in a Hectic City (Video)

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Jason Franklin of Bolder Giving, a nonprofit that teaches people about philanthropy, heads to New York's Rubin Museum when he needs personal inspiration.
February 5, 2013 in Profiles
Richard Branson on Why Volunteer Work Is Important for Business Leaders

Richard Branson on Why Volunteer Work Is Important for Business Leaders

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The famous entrepreneur and philanthropist on how a successful business can make a difference and make money.
October 8, 2012 in The 'Treps
Photos: 9 Famous Entrepreneur Philanthropists

9 Famous Entrepreneur Philanthropists

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These big names in business are also among the most generous.
August 27, 2012 in The 'Treps
Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal Commits $1 Million to Stop Hate Crimes

Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal Commits $1 Million to Stop Hate Crimes

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The BeProud foundation launches with the support of Deepak Chopra, among other high-profile supporters.
August 21, 2012 in The 'Treps
Video: Tony Hawk on Giving Back and Inspiring ChangePlay Video

Tony Hawk on Giving Back and Inspiring Change (Video)

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The skateboard icon and entrepreneur shares the vision for his foundation, which donates millions to fund skateparks.
August 9, 2012 in 'Trep Talk
Impact Investing for the Rest of Us

Impact Investing for the Rest of Us

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You don't have to be Bill Gates to make a difference as a social entrepreneur. Here's how Ron Cordes is using the financial empire he built to help others.
May 6, 2012 in Money
Entrepreneur's Nonprofit Rolls Out a Nontraditional Shelter for the Homeless

Entrepreneur's Nonprofit Rolls Out a Nontraditional Shelter for the Homeless

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EDAR offers mobile protection to give homeless people a roof as a low-cost alternative solution to a widespread community problem.
September 9, 2011 in Success Stories
A Social Entrepreneur Helps Homeless Dogs

A Social Entrepreneur Helps Homeless Dogs

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A restaurateur develops a line of clothing to help control the pet population.
February 22, 2011 in Pet Business Center

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