Love Animals? 9 Animal Rights Organization Blogs for Your Weekend Reading

Maybe it's the fact that I've been spending a lot of time with our cat this week, or because I've been trying out a bunch of recipes from my Veganomicon cookbook, but I've been thinking a lot about animals lately.Do we want a second pet? Would I enjoy being a vegetarian, or vegan again? How long will polar bears be around?...more

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My Mission To Make £1,000,000 in 365 Days From Home

I am on a massive mission to see whether it's possible to make £1,000,000 in 365 days. The only problem is I don't really have a clue how to make it happen! I think this makes my journey all the more adventerous!...more

The Women's Fund of Central Ohio Announces Diane Keaton as the keynote speaker for Keyholder 10/Tributes this Spring!

Save the date for Keyholder 10! Beloved Oscar winning Actress Diane Keaton will deliver an insightful presentation on empowering women and girls. Mark your calendar for May 5th 2010!...more


Why Women Are the Market for Changing the World, and How to Reach Them: Interview with The She Spot co-author, Lisa Witter

If you are in charge of communications for your nonprofit or NGO, I recommend you read The She Spot: Why Women Are the Market for Changing the World, and How to Reach Them by Lisa Witter and Lisa Chen.  In the edited transcript of my September 1st interview with co-author Lisa Witter for the Big Vision Podcast, she discusses how nonprofits can use four principles from the book, Care, Connect, Control, and Cultivate to get the wor...more

My Blog Action Day Post: Climate Change and Poverty

Even though tomorrow, October 15th, is Blog Action Day, an annual event when bloggers write about the same issue on the same day, today is the best day for me to put up my post, so here it goes! I figure it's already October 15th in some parts of the world, so it's ok (:This year's Blog Action Day issue is climate change. Personally, I'm interested in the connection between climate change and poverty....more

Networking For Women

As seasoned entrepreneurs, we realize that without a positive professional reputation we aren’t going to get very far. For any new entrepreneur, establishing an excellent reputation is not something that is achieved overnight. It is the product of consistently good behavior, over time, and it is earned. Whether you realize it or not, you started to lay the groundwork for your professional reputation the day you began your very first job. You began to build that reputation through your actions. A good reputation is important no matter what kind of business you have or are working toward....more

10 Elements of an Effective Nonprofit or Do-Good Blog

If after asking yourself the 10 Questions to Get You Started Using Social Media for Your Nonprofit or Do-Good Project, you've decided that a blog is good tool for you, consider incorporating the following 10 elements of an effective nonprofit, or do-good blog into your blogging strategy: 1. Make it easy to subscribe...more

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Top Women Boost the Bottom Line - Is Your Company at Risk of an Exodus?

We've heard the saying "if women were in charge of this it'd be so much better" and laughed it off as just our own gender bias speaking. Yet some recent studies show that there may be some fact to this statement. And, that is reason to give companies pause as they face an increased risk of these valuable women leaving their jobs. ...more

>being really excellent employees to the point where companies either change their ...more

10 Questions to Get You Started Using Social Media for Your Nonprofit or Do-Good Project

One of the most common questions I'm asked as a social media consultant is, "Which tool is the best?" Unfortunately, there isn't an easy answer to that question. If you have a do-good project, or a small nonprofit that you want to promote, fundraise for, or build an online community around using social media, your first step is to create a plan....more

I really enjoyed this post and agree with you- especially on #10!

I blog about social ...more