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On 25 September 2014 - 10:06pm

be-the-change-you-wish-to-see-in-the-worldI was inspired the other day.  I am inspired on most days to be honest and for that I am truly grateful.  But on this particular day I was more inspired than usual.  I was at an M&S event (their smoked haddock is amazing, but on this occasion it wasn’t their chilled food selection that inspired me) it was their passion to deliver positive change in the world through their business and supply chain.  The event had been set up in order to explore the concept of resilience…how you can build resilient people and communities and what part business can play in that aspiration.

We heard from a guy who has been doing some amazing work ...more

Posted By Addictions UK
On 25 September 2014 - 9:00am

Thought: 'Never forget that to some you know you are a role model.' ...more

On 24 September 2014 - 6:50pm

pinky-swear-329329_640These words have been inspiring to me, and I am glad to share them with you.

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.  When you figure out which it is, you know exactly what to do.

When someone is in your life for a REASON, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed outwardly or inwardly.  They have come to assist you through a difficulty, to provide you with guidance and support, to aid you physically, emotionally or spiritually.  They may seem like a godsend, and they are.  They are there for the reason you need them to be.

Then, without any wrong doing on your part or at an inconvenient time, this person ...more

Posted By Changemakers blogs
On 24 September 2014 - 6:34pm

 

Bangalore, India -- Three road safety entrepreneurs have been selected as winners in the innovation challenge “Safer Roads, Safer India: Game Changing Innovations that Save Lives.” Their projects were evaluated by an expert panel of judges and chosen as the top solutions from a pool of more than 80 entries that activate citizenship, improve governance to be more responsive, update infrastructure, and use technology to protect drivers, passengers, and bystanders.

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Posted By Addictions UK
On 24 September 2014 - 9:00am

This week's Video ...more

Posted By Social Edge
On 24 September 2014 - 1:31am

The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship works across the University of Oxford to catalyze and support faculty and their respective doctoral students who are conducting research around the world in key issue areas of interest to the Centre and to the work of social entrepreneurs.

To this end, the Centre has two major initiatives: the Skoll Centre Small Competitive Grants Programme (SCGP) and the Oxford Research Landscaping Exercise, also known as Oxford for Impact. Working across six key issue areas, leading Oxford ...more

Posted By Changemakers blogs
On 23 September 2014 - 11:10pm

"Ewa created distribution channels for last-mile communities who need access to products and technology, in 14 countries."

 

The Idea and Strategy

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Posted By Changemakers blogs
On 23 September 2014 - 10:19pm

 

We asked you to share your ideas for a healthier Canada and your response was tremendous. The Play Exchange received an astounding 422 ideas from across Canada for empowering people to make healthier choices. We thank everyone who participated for sharing your solutions for promoting active, healthy living!

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On 23 September 2014 - 6:26pm

Audrey_Hepburn_Tiffany's_3I love these beauty tips by Audrey Hepburn because they are accessible to us all.  How could Beauty be constrained?  We don’t have to wait for it, prepare for it or create it.  So much of beauty is how we are, each moment.   I look forward to hearing about your beautiful moments today!

For attractive lips, speak words of kindness.

For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.

For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry.

For beautiful hair, let a child run their fingers through it once a day.

For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone.

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