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Social Entrepreneurship Has Unexpected Benefits for the Bottom Line

Social Entrepreneurship Has Unexpected Benefits for the Bottom Line

Call it entrepreneurial serendipity, but businesses that embrace worthy causes are finding charitable giving is a powerful brand enhancer.
TOMS Lands Major Investment From Bain Capital

TOMS Lands Major Investment From Bain Capital

Blake Mycoskie will keep a 50 percent stake in the social-good shoe startup he founded.
5 Secrets to Building a Business -- With Heart

5 Secrets to Building a Business -- With Heart

How you can bring your business into alignment with your values, creating a better world while making a profit.
Richard Branson on Why Compassion Is a Competitive Advantage

Richard Branson on Why Compassion Is a Competitive Advantage

Business used to be a cutthroat world where the only thing that mattered was profit -- but that's changing quickly.
TOMS Brings One-For-One Business Model to the Coffee Industry

TOMS Brings One-For-One Business Model to the Coffee Industry

Following a two-year absence from the company he founded, Blake Mycoskie is back with a new vision for the coffee industry and beyond.
Still in the Doghouse: Lululemon Lowers Q4 Guidance

Still in the Doghouse: Lululemon Lowers Q4 Guidance

The Canadian yoga-clothing company, whose chairman announced his resignation in December following his controversial remarks about women, says it has seen sales 'decelerate meaningfully' since the start of the new year.
How Blake Mycoskie Got His Groove Back

How Blake Mycoskie Got His Groove Back

At CGI, TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie responds to his critics, discusses his newest production facility in Haiti and explains why he feels like an entrepreneur again.
A Chance to Win $50,000 and Mentorship From TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie

A Chance to Win $50,000 and Mentorship From TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie

GOOD and TOMS are teaming up to help one lucky social entrepreneur turn her dream into a reality.
Embracing Failure on the Path to Success

Embracing Failure on the Path to Success

Leading entrepreneurs and innovators learn from their mistakes and accept that failures are inevitable in finding success.
A Lesson in Apologies from TOMS Shoes

A Lesson in Apologies from TOMS Shoes

When negative backlash mounted, the folks at TOMS Shoes quickly mobilized to quell the Web tumult. Here are three keys to a great apology.
At SXSW, Chief Shoe Giver Extols Social Entrepreneurship

At SXSW, Chief Shoe Giver Extols Social Entrepreneurship

Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS Shoes, explains why starting up a social venture is a good business strategy.

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