Waiakea Water Joins List Of Sustainable Companies

YoungUpstarts

He partners with Pump Aid to donate clean, fresh water to people in Malawi. Life in the office can be pretty frustrating if you’re a person that cares about sustainability and the environment. There are energy-inefficient overhead lights that are left on around the clock. Break rooms have plastic utensils and entirely too much paper is used. Increasingly, though, more and more companies are getting rid of these office norms and becoming environmentally friendly.

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Live now: The founder of The Muse answers your entrepreneurship questions via video. Get involved!

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Before founding The Muse, Kathryn worked on vaccine introduction in Rwanda and Malawi with the Clinton Health Access Initiative and previously at the management consultancy McKinsey & Company. Got a question for Kathryn? Use the chat feature above to get it answered live. Kathryn Minshew is the CEO & Founder of The Muse , a career platform and job discovery tool serving more than 4 million professionals worldwide.

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8 startups that leveraged products for social good, and where they’re headed in 2014

The Next Web

Charity:water’s latest campaign for 2014 is focused around donating to the people of Malawi, Africa. There are a litany of points to consider when you’re launching a startup, namely: “What’s the company purpose?,” or “What’s unique about my brand that’ll make people care and pay attention?”. When you’re creating a business, you will naturally have a lot on your plate.

Many Many Moments of Lift

Reid Hoffman

But while the Foundation initially believed that increasing distribution of basic vaccines would be the best way to make an impact in this realm, a conversation Melinda had with a young mother in Malawi led to a new realization. Photo credit: Prashant Panjiar / Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. More than 122 million lives saved. Hundreds of millions people lifted out of extreme poverty.

18 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

Hearpreneur

For every bottle sold, we give 5 years of clean water to a person in Ghana (we’ve helped people in Namibia and Malawi in the past too!). Each business has a story. No matter if the business is a Goliath like Wal-Mart, or a local business owned by a couple or family, the business has roots in an idea. For each business owner, the story of their journey can range from monetary needs or the passion for a unique project. Each story is different though the reasons may be the same.

Twitter Link Roundup #78 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Malawi Boy Builds Windmill Out of Junk – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: CorpsAfrica

crowdSPRING Blog

They are currently working in Morocco and Malawi, but hope to expand to all 54 African nations. The stress of the holidays and debauchery of the New Year has faded away and, for a lot of us, this means we try to get serious about things we want to change in our lives. For some, this might mean losing weight, quitting smoking or finally watching all five Rocky films. According to USA.gov , one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to help others more often.

Jedi Mind Tricks: 17 Lesser Known Ways to Persuade People

ConversionXL

The data pitch contained statistics about food shortages in Malawi, lack of rain in Zambia, and the dislocation of millions in Angola. You want to be persuasive. The power to influence people to get what you want is sometimes all it takes to be successful. These are some tactics, discovered through psychological research, that you have probably not yet heard about, but have the potential to increase your persuasive abilities.

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