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School shooting victim forgives the gunman - his cousin - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- How does a 14-year-old high school student, shot in the face and told he can never play football again, feel about his attacker?<p>Forgiving.<p>In a tweet he sent from his hospital, Nate Hatch says he forgives his cousin -- the shooter who opened fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in …

Seven Things Great Employers Do (that Others Don’t)

For most people, paid work is unsettling and energy-sapping. Despite employee engagement racing up the priority list of CEOs (see, for example, The Conference Board’s CEO Challenge 2014), our research into workplaces all over the world reveals a sorry state of affairs: workers who are actively</i> …

From Generation Me to Generation We: How Millennials Are Changing Business

Talk about harsh. The <i>TIME</i> magazine cover last May cried: "The Me Me Me Generation: Millennials are lazy, entitled narcissists who still live with …

4 Tips To Help Millennials Find Meaningful Work

By Adam Smiley Poswolsky7 minute Read<p>It’s hard enough for 30-year-olds like me to find any job in today’s job market. Finding meaningful work is even …

The GDP-Wellbeing Gap | by Zakri Abdul Hamid & Anantha Duraiappah

KUALA LUMPUR – The link between economic growth and human wellbeing seems obvious. Indeed, as measured by gross domestic product, economic growth is …

Economics

How to Get VCs to Take a Second Look at Your Social Venture

You really can find a venture capitalist who will stand behind your social mission, says BlueAvocado founder Amy George.<p>Venture capitalists want their portfolio companies to grow as quickly as possible. Social entrepreneurs want the flexibility to put other things before profits--and not just in …

Best practices for sustainability in SMEs

Organisations are feeling pressure from stakeholders, including customers and investors, to be more transparent about sustainability. While …

Three Ways to Actually Engage Employees

Nobody washes a rental car.<p>People will go the extra mile only if they feel they have ownership. It’s much the same in the workplace. Employees who take ownership of their work — and who feel that what they are doing matters — are far more likely than others to feel engaged on the job.<p>You can have …

Benefit Corporations Look Beyond The Profit Motive

A corporation has one core obligation: to make money. But some companies are signing a deal, promising to create not only profit but also a tangible benefit to society and the environment. They're called benefit corporations, and their movement has caught the ear of lawmakers across the country.<p>In …

Five incredibly easy things teenage entrepreneurs need to get right - MaRS

On Thursday, June 5, MaRS Future Leaders had the pleasure of hosting Jerry Zhang, young entrepreneur and president of DECA Ontario, for a special …

Lobbying For Good: How Do You Construct A Winning Advocacy Strategy?

<i>By Philip Monaghan</i><p><i>In this fifth in a series of features by</i> Infrangilis <i>to coincide with our new book with</i> Up the Ethics<i>, we focus on how a company can</i> …

Sustainable Brands '14 London

Organizer: Sustainable Brands<p>Date: 11.03.14, 09:00AM – 11.05.14, 05:00PM ET<p>Location:London<p>Sponsor:Sustainable Brands<p>Sustainable Brands ’14 London – …

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