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This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

'Poverty porn' and 'pity charity' the dark underbelly of a Cambodia orphanage

"Pisey" is a village girl whom Sunrise Cambodia paid to be the poster-girl for its latest fund raising campaign, which critics say is unethical. A …

Khmer Rouge

Toboggan - Honey (ft. Jarryd Torff)

Honey

Glass of Water, Bare Feet

Once, long ago, in the midst of a Zen retreat, I stood in a darkened hallway and drank a glass of water.<p>That’s a lie.<p>The truth is: I stood in a …

Spirituality

Can Enlightenment Be Found Online? We Tried the Dalai Lama's New Website

Like most humans, I feel a lot of things a lot of the time.<p>Sadness, elation, jealousy, anger, confusion, disgust – these emotions rush through me, …

Emotions

The Ekmans' Atlas of Emotion

Personality Trait<p>Each emotion has a corresponding personality trait that represents a longer term manifestation of an emotion.<p>Psychopathology<p>Each …

'Purpose' Is the Key to Engaging Millennials in Volunteering and Giving

Millennials are known as being more environmentally and socially conscious than the older generations. So it always comes as a surprise to nonprofit, corporate, and governmental leaders when they see that millennials no longer in school do not give or volunteer as much as the other generations.<p>This …

Remove Something Every Day

“To attain knowledge, add things everyday. To attain wisdom, remove things every day.” -Lao Tzu<p>Nature teaches us the creative side of destruction. A …

What Work Looks Like for Women in Their 50s

“The fifties was the most exciting career decade of my life so far,” says Babette Pettersen, “and it looks like my options are only getting better as I turn 60.” Babette is one of a growing number of people — especially women — whose careers have accelerated as they have approached what used to be …

Entrepreneurship

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This is because it was advertisement feature content that was published as part of a commercial deal and funded by an advertiser.<p>It is Guardian News and Media policy to take down paid-for content at the end of these deals.<p>Click here for more on our commercial content guidelines.<p>If you want to …

Entrepreneurship

Sir Ronald Cohen: Impact Investing Is the Future

Impact Investing

A Guide to Managing a Volunteer Workforce

While money matters a lot in American politics, anyone who has been part of a large campaign knows that a strong, committed group of volunteers can be every bit as critical to success. Time and again, an effective ground game that captures the public’s spirit — and its sweat equity — is cited as …

What’s happening in your brain when you decide to be generous?

<i>This article is published in collaboration with YaleNews.</i><p>The decision to be generous or not arises from a specific process in the amygdala, a tiny …

Neuroscience

Charity urges us to make the most with our extra day

6:09am 29th February 2016<br>(Updated 8:14am 29th February 2016)<p>What are you going to be doing with your extra day today? It's <b>February 29th,</b> we only get …

United Kingdom

The Importance of Influence for charity fundraisers

My first job in the charity sector was for a small charity that supported isolated older people on low incomes. The cause wasn’t sexy, the charity …

List-Worthy

News Article

CSR

So...You Want to be a Non-Profit Board Member?

It's official: it's easier to get a singles' HDB flat than it is to win a coveted spot on a non-profit board in Singapore.<p>For every registered charity in the Little Red Dot, there are over 13 people interested in board service with a non-profit organization (NPO), according to LinkedIn data. That …

Why we must stand up for overhead

As family philanthropists, it’s difficult to read headlines about abuses at wasteful, extravagant nonprofits without feeling the urge to look …

How a New Generation of Business Leaders Views Philanthropy

Andrew Carnegie’s advice in the 1889 essay “Wealth” was to spend the first part of your life getting as much education as possible, to spend the second part making all the money you could, and to spend the last part giving it all away for worthwhile causes.<p>Today, business leaders are not only …

Cubs Participate in Respect Bald Event, Shave Heads to Raise Money for Charity

For the second straight year, the Chicago Cubs are taking a break from baseball during spring training to promote a good cause.<p>On Saturday, the Cubs held their annual Respect Bald event in which participants shave their heads to raise money for manager Joe Maddon's Respect 90 Foundation, which …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The Bureau chief backs his staff and promises to defend them after President …

Lady Gaga

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Time Management

SnapDonate lets you give to charities just by taking photos of their logos

Slowly but surely, many parts of the world are going cashless, and the effects go beyond quicker checkouts at supermarkets. A new app developed in the UK lets users donate to charities whenever they feel inspired to do so, by simply pointing their phones at a charity’s logo — on a poster, flyer, …

Nonprofits

Online Marketing News: ROI of Social Selling, LinkedIn’s Ad Targeting, Facebook Hits 3 Million

<b>The ROI of Social Selling: Data-Driven Outcomes [Infographic]</b><br>The first rule of sales is you have to be where your customers are. If you aren’t, how …

Marketing