Do Good Get Rewards is a volunteer rewards program that offers non-profit organizations a fast, free way to show appreciation to their volunteers, while providing incentives to grow their volunteer base. Volunteers earn reward points for the time that they put in. And the rewards themselves have quite the range, from practical to luxurious. So what are they?
We all admire and envy those individuals that have it: the ability to walk into a room and captivate the attention of all that is present. Imagine how much easier your life and work would be if you had that natural quality. Well, that’s what it’s like for many of our world’s most charismatic leaders. They bring out our best and ultimately make us perform better.
Building a marketing campaign around a former meth head and ex-convict may seem a little crazy to some people. Dave’s Killer Bread was based on that and yet, the baking company, continues to thrive. It has shown it’s perseverance and true character. But it didn’t come easy. To make a long story short, Dave received 18 months for 2nd degree Robbery and 4th degree Assault. Not to mention his constant involvement in the drug game. He became more humbled after being released though. Since then he has made positive changes in his life and has blazed a trail on his entrepreneurial journey.
Do status expectations affect how we interpret interruption in conversation? Two experiments examined how interrupters and their targets are perceived in same and mixed-gender dyads. In Experiment 1, participants listened to a brief audiotaped conversation in which one person interrupted the other five times. In Experiment 2, four confederates (two men and two women) systematically interrupted naive participants while discussing an article.
The company United by Blue wants to get rid of plastic and clean up the waters. It’s an issue that people often ignore, unfortunately, but we do have a responsibility to take care of it. The social-minded founder, Brian Linton, started the apparel company in 2010 after his other attempts at conservation left him feeling like he didn’t have enough control over the impact he was really trying to make.
Buying or selling a home anywhere in Canada? GIVE Group is the country’s first and only charity real estate agent referral network. It has incorporated giving into its business model, offering 20-25% of the real estate agent’s gross commission to the charity of their client’s choice. Based in Vancouver, Canada, GIVE Group was launched earlier this year on February 14, 2012 and has already made referrals that have raised thousands of dollars for non-profit organizations.
Keeley Tillotson started making peanut butter in the kitchen of a small two-bedroom apartment with her best friend, Erika Welsh, mixing everything from pretzels to sun flower seeds, while attending the University of Oregon. Behind all of the fun and games though are two serious entrepreneurs dedicated to making the company they’ve started a huge success. Welsh and Tillotson, both in their early twenties, are the proud owners of Wild Squirrel Nut Butter, an all-natural peanut butter company.
Learn how a 17-year-old kid from India dropped out of high school, started three companies, and became a millionaire all before hitting the age of 30. Meet Gurbaksh Chahal, the person behind these operations. His achievements are already well-known and have been raved about throughout the advertising industry for years. But it didn’t come without the doubters, cynics, and negative-minded peers.
The popular social network Facebook is rumored to buy facial recognition tech startup Face.com for up to $100 million. Although there are similar sites, it’s typically known in the industry as the world’s largest and most accurate face recognition platform out there. The company allows developers and publishers to automatically detect and recognize facial features in photos by using this robust software.
Dreaming is one of the most mysterious experiences in our lives. They’re images, emotions, ideas, and unique sensations that occur involuntarily in the mind during our sleeping hours. The purpose of dreaming isn’t really definitively understood though, but they have been an interesting topic of scientific speculation, as well religious and philosophical interest.