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Mandatory Kindness: Should Community Service Be Required?

Should kindness be mandatory? Parents, administrators, and schoolchildren are split over the question of required community service. Many middle- and high schools set a quota of hours per year, and expect their students to deliver. But the question remains: does mandating community engagement improve youth development? Or is it simply another marsh to slog through […]

Trevor Marca: Trends in Social Entrepreneurship

Trends in Social Entrepreneurship

While a large percentage of companies have participated in philanthropy over the years and individual entrepreneurs have attempted to make a positive impact with their work, the concept of social entrepreneurship has become increasingly popular in recent years. The Skoll Foundation recently conducted a survey of social entrepreneurship trends. This post looks at the survey’s […]

Trevor Marca: 5 Ways Your Business Can Contribute to the Community

5 Ways Your Business Can Contribute to the Community

If you’re a business owner or an entrepreneur and you want to give back to your community, you may be surprised to learn that it’s not that difficult. There are a number of benefits for businesses that help the community.  Giving back reflects positively on the business, builds better relationships between you and your customers, […]

Trevor Marca: 4 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

4 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Good habits make great entrepreneurs. This is true whether your work focuses on social entrepreneurship or not. Oftentimes, finding success as an entrepreneur is just a matter of finding the right habits and sticking with them. At the very least, when you eliminate bad habits you gain more time and a clearer perspective on how […]

Trevor Marca: 5 Ways That Small Businesses Help The Community

5 Ways That Small Businesses Help The Community

Small businesses are one of the most important aspects of every community. Not only do small businesses “account for 99.7% of all business in the US,” they are also leaders in giving back to the community through charity (Schmid). In fact, a survey conducted last year found that “92 percent of U.S. small business owners… […]

Trevor Marca: 4 Ways Your Business Can Go Green

4 Ways Your Business Can Go Green

Each year more and more businesses are adopting green practices. There are numerous benefits for businesses who implement environmentally friendly practices, such as tax advantages and saving money, and positive public response. Below are four different ways your business can go green and make a positive impact. Recycle Recycling is crucial in today’s society. It’s […]

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