Nicole Riggs

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Socially Responsible Investing is BS

Socially Responsible Investing is BS Curreen Capital<br>Published on Aug 3, 2016<p>Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) combines investing with doing good – …

Doing Good by Doing Well: 6 Digital Tools for Social Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a social entrepreneur, I love finding companies and products that help me give back to my community. That’s why these six apps and platforms have become part of my personal and professional toolkit. They’re easy to use as I go about my …

General and double murderer join forces to battle veterans' PTSD

A former Army chief has teamed up with a veteran twice jailed for murder to help him publish a self-help guide for ex-servicemen battling post-traumatic stress disorder.<p>Jimmy Johnson has written the book after being locked up for much of the past four decades for killing two innocent men in …

The 7 Most Common Bootstrapping Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make During Their First Year | Inc.com

What’s the number one reason why startups fail? They run out of money. When you’re bootstrapping your business, cash is king. You need to make sure your runway extends as long as possible before the revenue starts rolling in.<p>Even if you’re an entrepreneur who wants to eventually seek external …

Small Business

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Business Plan

Writing a business plan may sound difficult and dull -- and by “may,” we mean “definitely” -- but it doesn’t have to be. Yes, we know you’re eager to dive right in on that world-changing business idea, but having your strategy on paper is critical.<p>In many ways, your business plan can act as a map …

3 Ways to Boost Your Cause Marketing Strategy

This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>According to the Cone Communications Social Impact Study, 90 percent of U.S. consumers are likely to switch brands to one associated with a cause, given similar quality and price. So not only is supporting a cause good for the …

Vet to media: We're not all broken

I am a veteran of two wars – one in Iraq, the other in Afghanistan. Joining the military has been the best decision of my life. But if you spend any …

Military