Nonprofit Paper Calendars for 2010

I know more and more people are using calendars on their computers and cell phones, but I like paper calendars. There is something about writing things down by hand with different colored pens that I still love.If you haven't purchased your 2010 calendar yet (or are looking for a last minute holiday gift), lots of nonprofits publish calendars....more

What Lessons Will Pepsi Learn About Crowdsourcing for Social Good from Chase Bank Contest Fail?

Editor's Note: Pepsi Co has been a lead sponsor of BlogHer Conferences. Pepsi Co's relationship with BlogHer did not influence the content of this post....more

Is Your Colleague a Jerk or Just Different?

Let's face it, we've all worked with one. Someone who drives us so insane because they don't think like we do. It's like Felix & Unger of the Odd Couple do The Office.  Makes you want to scream Jerk!! on the top of your lungs.  Yet, is that person really being a jerk or do they just fall somewhere else on the cognitive continuum than you do? ...more

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Indeed it is creating a mix of different people & styles ...more

Does Your Fundraising Make Me Feel Happy and Hopeful?

I've been sharing the Outside article, Nicholas Kristof's Advice for Saving the World with lots of folks this week. In it, the New York Times columnist and blogger writes about what mobilizes people to get involved in social change. The gist of his conclusions were:...more

Pumpkin Spice Latte & Frugalista Chic

Ahh... the holidays are upon us... Images of sugar plums dancing in our heads while dreaming if Santa Claus will be providing us with treats (or a big fat lump of coal) under our Christmas trees. Who am I kidding?! That is what I want.. those images on the books I read to my son at bedtime. ...more

I love the holiday drinks. I splurge on Starbucks too. That is actually one of my favorite ...more

America Is Hungry: This Holiday Season, Donate Food & Time

The holidays have a way of motivating people to help feed America's hungry.  The feeling of giving - and knowing you're truly enhancing someone's life - is the greatest high you can experience. And the need for help has never been so great, as the recession and tumultuous economic events of 2009 have greatly exacerbated the number of America's hungry. Many experienced unfortunate financial events beyond their control, leading to the present situation. ...more

101 Ideas for Your 101: Getting Giving On Your List

We all know that giving to charity is important, whether it be our money or time. But all to often giving moves further and further down our priorities list. So get your good intentions on your 101 list!...more

Write a Letter, Make a Video, Embrace Diversity: December 10th is Human Rights Day

"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood"--Article 1 of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights...more
I'm so glad you're paying attention to this day too! Thought I'd share my International Human ...more

Gloria Allred, Nick Lachey and Butterfly, Oh My!

We are on a high and it's not the kind of high we fear for our children. Terry and I have just wrapped up our trip to Los Angeles where we continued our commitment to delivering inspiring and empowering mom mentor videos. Our interviews took us to Gloria Allred's office where she revealed that she felt as if she were in the midst of a Tsunami as the Tiger Woods case reached its climax (no pun intended)....more

Christmas Book Giveaway

Sandie Lee Bumples Family First ...more