Michelle Fahlbusch

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Want to Emulate Toms Shoes' Charitable Model? Here's How to Get Started.

Follow in Toms Shoes' footsteps (pun intended) and make a philanthropic difference in the world.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are considering adding charitable value to your business, the one-for-one business model can help you embrace the rise of social …

3 Guys Saving the World with Social Entrepreneurship

• shares<p>How do we save the world? Do we do it through politics or religion? What if we needed neither to achieve this mission?<p>What if we could work …

We don't think the world is getting better. This is why we're wrong

A recent survey asked “All things considered, do you think the world is getting better or worse, or neither getting better nor worse?”. In Sweden 10% …

When Nonprofits Have A Financial Emergency, There’s Now A Fund To Bail Them Out

Open Road Alliance knows disaster is just one missed donation away for many nonprofits. Now it’s offering a lifeline.<p>Nonprofits and social enterprises generally lack extra funds to help out if things go wrong. Unlike traditional businesses, it’s hard to develop a rainy-day fund when donors (or …

These lucky charities got cash from mystery $560M Powerball winner

The mysterious New Hampshire woman who won a $559.9 million Powerball jackpot in January will donate up to $50 million of her winnings to charity, her lawyer says.<p>Lawyer William Shaheen is challenging the state's contention that the woman's name must be made public, but a judge cleared the way for …

New Hampshire

Google Has Announced a $300 Million Initiative to Support News Organizations

Google (goog) has announced a new $300 million initiative intended to strengthen quality digital journalism and combat the proliferation of “fake …

Cisco Attacks Homeless Problem In Its Backyard

<i>This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news.</i> <i>Sign up here</i><i>.</i><p>It is bonkers that the county at the heart of …

Silicon Valley

James Patterson Is Donating $2 Million to Teachers Across the Country

Here's why.<p>(NEW YORK) James Patterson is stepping up his game.<p>The best-selling author has increased his annual donations for classroom libraries from …

When To Play Nice In The Sandbox -- And When To Get Out

I’ve written about nonprofit collaboration because it’s a principle I believe in. Nonprofit collaboration can help eliminate unnecessary overlaps and create a more streamlined process for impacting the lives of others. Not to mention, collaboration can help diminish pride, improve collegiality and …

Leadership

How a Former Fortune 500 CEO Found a New Calling: Sharing Inspiring Stories of Giving Back

As chairman and CEO of Home Depot from 2007 to 2014, Frank Blake came to understand the power of storytelling.<p>“One of the things I learned was how powerful great stories are, how powerful it is to celebrate and recognize people who do great things,” says Blake. “It’s a virtuous circle.”<p>For …

Home Depot

World Bank says SA could halve poverty by 2030

Johannesburg - The World Bank says South Africa could more than halve its number of poor people to 4 million by 2030 if it addresses corruption, gets …

US school teachers are among the worst-paid in the developed world

Teachers’ strikes in West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kentucky are drawing attention to the dire state of public education funding in those US states. …

Is Depression a Disease?

A common question as we make advances in our understanding of depression is the following: Is depression a disease? To answer this question, it is …

Weight Loss

Morning People May Live Longer Than Night Owls

Morning people may live longer than night owls, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers studied 433,268 people, aged 38 to 73, who defined themselves as either “definite morning” types, “moderate morning” types, “moderate evening” types or “definite evening” types. They followed their health for an …

Sleep

Promising peanut allergy vaccine misdirects the immune system

We don't want to sound ungrateful for everything our immune system does for us, but as people suffering from food allergies can attest, it can be a …

Strawberries top 2018’s "Dirty Dozen" list of fruits and vegetables

For the third year in a row, strawberries top the "Dirty Dozen" list put out by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). The list, published each year …

FDA

This Is The Sickening Amount Pharmaceutical Companies Pay Top Journal Editors

Scientific publishing is totally broken.<p>It's no secret that scientists can be corrupted - in the past, researchers have purposefully hidden data on …

Peer-Reviewed

Get the most out of your probiotic by avoiding these 5 common mistakes

So you’ve done your research and you’ve shelled out for a probiotic with glowing recommendations from wellness experts. You work your way through the …

Why does it take so long to diagnose bipolar disorder?

Stigma surrounding bipolar diagnosis may delay getting help<p>Mariah Carey’s revelation of bipolar disorder — a condition that was first diagnosed in 2001 — may help others with the condition to share their experience as well, experts say.<p>Many patients keep their diagnosis a secret, fearing personal …

Mental Health

Mindfulness Is Out, Sophrology Is In

The house is a mess, social media is no longer relaxing and your BFF just asked you to plan her baby shower. In other words? You’re stressed AF. But …

4 Spring Home Décor Trends You Need to Try ASAP

Update your home with these small, yet impactful, trends from Etsy.<p>Lots of face time<p>Last year was all about incorporating hand and eye motfis into …

5 hot home decor trends for spring, as revealed by Etsy

Find out what sellers are creating, what shoppers are loving, and what’s hot right now in home decor.<p><b>'This season’s freshest looks are all about showing off a little personality,' says Etsy, who have just unveiled their trend guide for spring.</b><p>If you're looking for a stylish home refresh then you've …

3 Social Media Trends That Need to Be on Your Radar for the Rest of This Year

If you're a betting man (or woman), put your money on live video, virtual reality and platform crossover.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s difficult to wax poetic about the social media trends of today, because, based on social media's very nature, those trends could …

'Netflix and chill' and 9 other slang terms teens are using

If you hear your teen say they’re "going to Netflix and chill" with someone, that may be cause for concern. Fusion reported this week that the phrase …

Language

With Calzedonia, we discover all the beachwear trends for summer 2018

Is it summer already? Maybe it’s because winter is officially over, days are longer and sun is not a memory anymore…or because we’ve just been to</b> …

Trends

5 Really Old Trends that I'm Still Not Tired Of

In my years of writing about design, I've seen a lot of trends come and go. Some things, like bold chevrons and mason jar mania, I don't miss at all. …

Home Decorating

Nike Unveils A High-Tech Sweatshirt, Inspired By Surfing Gear

Nike’s latest innovation–materialized in the Tech Fleece Collection–revamps the classics.<p>The latest clothing intro from Nike is something of a triple threat in apparel: it’s technologically forward, streamlined for athletes, and boasts a runway-approved silhouette. The sportswear giant is launching …

Maya Rudolph Says It's Time We Embrace This Beauty Trait

<i>The actress and comedian on learning to love her unique "constellation" of freckles...</i><p><b>WHEN I WAS GROWING UP, MY FRECKLES...</b> Made me think, “Oh my …

Keaton Row, An E-Commerce Site That Pairs Busy Ladies With Personal Shoppers, Raises $1.6 Million In Seed Funding

The personal shopping site Keaton Row has raised $1.6 million in a second round of seed funding led by Menlo Ventures, an early investor in Fab and Warby Parker, with participation from Rho Ventures and Grape Arbor Ventures. The site, which launched in 2012, previously raised a seed round of $1 …

British Fashion Council Gets Strategic About The Blogging Community

Care to guess how many bloggers are working in the U.K. today? Judging by the number that registered for accreditation for LFW last season, it is …