WJF - William James Foundation 16 Things I Wish They Had Taught Me in School I am 28 now. I don’t think about the past or regret things much these days. But sometimes I wish that I had known some of things I have learned over the last few years a bit earlier. That perhaps there had been a self-improvement class in school. Because some of these 16 things in this article a teacher probably spoke about in class. Some of it would probably not have stuck in my mind anyway. But I still think that taking a few hours from all those German language classes and use them for some personal development classes would have been a good idea. So here are 16 things I wish they had taught me in school (or I just would like to have known about earlier). 1. This is one of the best ways to make better use of your time. So a lot of what you do is probably not as useful or even necessary to do as you may think. You can just drop – or vastly decrease the time you spend on – a whole bunch of things. 2. You can do things quicker than you think. So focus your time on finding solutions. 3. 4.
Institute For Social Entrepreneurs, Jerr Boschee Hitachi Community Action Partnership - The Hitachi Foundation The Hitachi strategy for community engagement emerges from the very roots of The Hitachi Foundation, founded by Hitachi, Ltd. to build a bridge of understanding between America and Japan. Employee-led Community Action Committees (CAC) organize the talent and resources of their companies to act as good corporate citizens, helping to strengthen the communities where they work and live throughout North America. The Hitachi Community Action Partnership (HCAP) allows Hitachi group companies in North America to respond to local community needs and challenges. Read our most recent HCAP Program highlights here . Are you a Hitachi employee? The Hitachi Community Action Partnership applies the principles of Total Quality Management to community engagement through the Mastering Community Action (MCA) process. HCAP allows for a very direct collaboration between the Foundation and Hitachi group companies.
Climate Leaders Learn How to Measure and Lower GHG Emissions Throughout an Organization's Supply Chain » EPA's Center for Corporate Climate Leadership serves as a resource center for all organizations looking to expand their work in the area of greenhouse gas (GHG) measurement and management. The Center was launched in 2012 to establish norms of climate leadership by encouraging organizations with emerging climate objectives to identify and achieve cost-effective GHG emission reductions, while helping more advanced organizations drive innovations in reducing their greenhouse gas impacts in their supply chains and beyond. The Center also recognizes exemplary corporate, organizational, and individual leadership in addressing climate change by co-sponsoring The Climate Leadership Awards with the Association of Climate Change Officers, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, and The Climate Registry, and serving as the Climate Leadership Conference headline sponsor.
The Get Paid to be Online Page :: Reviews, news, tips, ezines, message forum, and more The New Heroes . What is Social Entrepreneurship? Photo: Mitch Wilson A social entrepreneur identifies and solves social problems on a large scale. Just as business entrepreneurs create and transform whole industries, social entrepreneurs act as the change agents for society, seizing opportunities others miss in order to improve systems, invent and disseminate new approaches and advance sustainable solutions that create social value. Unlike traditional business entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs primarily seek to generate "social value" rather than profits. And unlike the majority of non-profit organizations, their work is targeted not only towards immediate, small-scale effects, but sweeping, long-term change. "Social entrepreneurs identify resources where people only see problems. David Bornstein, author of How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas The job of a social entrepreneur is to recognize when a part of society is stuck and to provide new ways to get it unstuck.
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ATO RECORDS Lectures: Bloom - Floating University What Compassion, Racism, and Sex tell us about Human Nature. PAUL BLOOM, Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science at Yale University Lesson Overview Give Paul Bloom one hour, and he'll teach you "the psychology of everything." Additional topics addressed in the lecture include: "What do studies suggest is the number one characteristic that males and females look for in a mate?" What makes psychology such an exciting course of study, says Dr. Discussion Questions (1.) (2.) (3.)
Entrepreneuriat social Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Selon Amandine Barthélémy et Romain Slitine, cette forme d'entrepreneuriat, au service de l'intérêt général, recouvre l’ensemble des initiatives économiques dont la finalité principale est sociale ou environnementale et qui réinvestissent la majorité de leurs bénéfices au profit de cette mission. L'entrepreneuriat social est apparu au cours des années 1990 en Europe et aux États-Unis avec des approches différenciées. En France, les entrepreneurs sociaux sont fédérés au sein du Mouvement des entrepreneurs sociaux (MOUVES). Ce mouvement définit ainsi l'entrepreneuriat social : « Les entreprises sociales sont des entreprises à finalité sociale, sociétale ou environnementale et à lucrativité limitée. Elles cherchent à associer leurs parties prenantes à leur gouvernance ». En France, le concept d'entrepreneuriat social permet d'appréhender le secteur de l'économie sociale et solidaire en insistant sur le rôle des entrepreneurs.
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