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Conversation, Now.

When’s the last time you had a meaningful conversation? Where you felt understood, heard, able to take off your armor and be truly vulnerable? Where you felt energized by learning something new from someone different than you’d usually talk to? Where you tackled an uncomfortable topic that forced you to grow? For most Americans, the […]

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Want To Hire The Most Sought-After Freelancers? Here’s What You Need To Know

As the pandemic continues, many companies are likely to reduce their reliance on full-time employees and increase their use of flexible talent, such as freelancers, temps and part-timers—just as in the last recession.  “You’re going to see a lot more companies turning to contractors,” says Gene Zaino, chairman and founder of MBO Partners, a provider of […]

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How This Women-Led Non-Profit Is Assisting COVID-19-Affected Families In Los Angeles

LA-Más designed infographics to explain their Northeast LA Community Response program to Frogtown … [+] neighbors. Courtesy LA-Más When COVID-19 struck Los Angeles, placemaking non-profit LA-Más knew they needed to act quickly to support their northeast LA neighbors. Formerly centered on design and public policy across the entire city, the 8-year-old organization had begun conversations […]

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4 Reasons Working With A Competitor Might Be In Your Best Interests

Businesswomen talking about project. Getty To get through these trying times, companies everywhere are examining their business models and day-to-day operations. They’re taking a keen eye to everything from their ordering processes to their employee onboarding to help identify the best opportunities to weather the COVID storm.  Traditionally, these conversations don’t include partnering with a […]

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The Food Startup Whisperer: D.C. Accelerator Helps Diverse Group Of Entrepreneurs Launch And Grow

Cullen Gilchrist at Union Kitchen Union Kitchen Food entrepreneurs face a great many roadblocks, from finding cooking facilities to meeting regulatory requirements. Now, in the time of Covid-19, they also must deal with shuttered retailers and other distribution problems. Back in 2012, Cullen Gilchrist set out to help such businesses tackle those barriers, get off […]

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Dr. Bronner’s Joins Brands In A Push For Regenerative Organic Certification

Dr. Bronner’s launches its first regenerative organic certified product — coconut oil from Sri … [+] Lanka. Dr. Bronner’s This summer Dr. Bronner’s announced its first Regenerative Organic Certified product: coconut oil from Sri Lanka.  Critics may ask, another certification? Yes. As the term “regenerative” begins to be used more widely, and possibly replacing sustainable, […]

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Global Food Giant Adopts Stakeholder Model To Survive COVID-19 And The Long-Term

Danone becomes first large public Entreprise à Mission company, committing to serving all of its … [+] stakeholders Danone A change in French law and a global pandemic have accelerated Danone’s pursuit of a stakeholder-driven business structure that aligns social and environmental benefit with the bottom line.  Earlier today at its annual general meeting, Danone’s board […]

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Scotty Sire Reaches Into Stress Management With iCBD Oils In 5 Questions

Scotty Sire, iCBD Partner (courtesy of iCBD Oils) Scotty Sire – Founding Partner of iCBD Oils Website – https://icouldbedown.com Instagram – instagram.com/scottysire/ Warren Bobrow=WB: Please tell me about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you reside now? How did you discover cannabis? CBD? Did you use the plant for pain and stress management?  Scotty Sire=SS: I’m […]

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Making Amends: A Restorative Justice Program Seeks To End America’s Epidemic Of Violence

Ashoka Fellow Danielle Sered, founder of Common Justice. Paul Lewis Anderson Prison reform has become a priority in America’s movements for social and racial justice. Is reform also the key to reducing violence in society? Danielle Sered started and leads Common Justice, America’s only “alternative to prison” program for people charged in the adult criminal […]