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09/10/2018
Are you feeling bored?  Do you want work that interests you? I have worked with lots of people who say: I’m bored with what I do. I’ve lost interest in ____. I’ve always done the... read more
Four men dive from the side into a swimming pool.
08/20/2018
Growing up in the hot South, I spent hours at the swimming pool. I learned to dive from the side of the pool and soon graduated to the “low board”.  In those days before concerns about... read more
Silhouette of two retirees watching sunset from under a tree
08/09/2018
To anyone on the glide path to retirement, it is becoming clear that today’s retirees are facing a completely different set of challenges than prior generations. This is the first generation in... read more
Grandmother and grand kids in kitchen with chef hats
08/06/2018
A newly wed wife came home from work one day to find her husband had prepared a roast.  She was thrilled, but puzzled: he had cut the ends off the roast before cooking it.  In her sweetest... read more
Long dining table set for fancy dinner.
07/20/2018
The Silicon Valley We know it for its genius, its startup tech community, its progressive culture, and its insane cost-of-living. All true. I also know it for Karen Bevels, a loving diamond of... read more
Green tree frog on branch with green leaves
07/09/2018
I hate networking events. Don’t get me wrong, I love meeting new people. In fact, in my “business” meeting new people is a must.  As an entrepreneur, correction as a “solopreneur” (which just... read more
A view of Mount Everest from below with Prayer Flags in foreground.
07/03/2018
The social entrepreneur That’s the title in the triple bottom line business world that we use to refer to an innovator with an environmental or social mission. We’ve put faces to this role like... read more
Woman with co-workers in office with Happy Retirement balloons and cake.
06/24/2018
Expert tips for cultivating a nest egg that ‘really’ meets your nearing retirement needs While plenty of people are duly committed to saving for retirement through 401k, IRA, or other nest egg-... read more
Executive writing mathematical formula on window with dry erase markers
06/04/2018
Inspiring Capital Defines the Shades Corporate social responsibility. Philanthropic giving. B Corps, employee-owned cooperatives, nonprofits, and all the models in between. The world of... read more

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Grandmother and grand kids in kitchen with chef hats
08/06/2018
A newly wed wife came home from work one day to find her husband had prepared a roast.  She was thrilled, but puzzled: he had cut the ends off the roast before cooking it.  In her sweetest... read more
Long dining table set for fancy dinner.
07/20/2018
The Silicon Valley We know it for its genius, its startup tech community, its progressive culture, and its insane cost-of-living. All true. I also know it for Karen Bevels, a loving diamond of... read more
Green tree frog on branch with green leaves
07/09/2018
I hate networking events. Don’t get me wrong, I love meeting new people. In fact, in my “business” meeting new people is a must.  As an entrepreneur, correction as a “solopreneur” (which just... read more
A view of Mount Everest from below with Prayer Flags in foreground.
07/03/2018
The social entrepreneur That’s the title in the triple bottom line business world that we use to refer to an innovator with an environmental or social mission. We’ve put faces to this role like... read more
Woman with co-workers in office with Happy Retirement balloons and cake.
06/24/2018
Expert tips for cultivating a nest egg that ‘really’ meets your nearing retirement needs While plenty of people are duly committed to saving for retirement through 401k, IRA, or other nest egg-... read more
Executive writing mathematical formula on window with dry erase markers
06/04/2018
Inspiring Capital Defines the Shades Corporate social responsibility. Philanthropic giving. B Corps, employee-owned cooperatives, nonprofits, and all the models in between. The world of... read more
Woman and man sitting in cafe upset and angry.
06/01/2018
Why Being Right Doesn’t Always Mean Being Happy Most people would rather be right than happy. We all have theories about the world and then unconsciously act in ways that confirm the theories,... read more
Shot from behind of man in hammock near waterfall
05/27/2018
Statistics show that Americans are working harder, for longer hours, and are more productive than ever. Yet, few are getting ahead and most are grateful if they can just make ends meet. As stress-... read more
Co-workers laughing around a table with work
05/14/2018
Are there days you leave your office feeling like a wet T- shirt just out of the washer: heavy and useless?  Would you like more days when you feel like a freshly ironed shirt? Find What’s... read more

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05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY ADRIAN GRENIER ​WHAT IS THE ECONOMY? Why should nature be taken into account when looking at the economy as a whole? "A Bee's Invoice" uncovers and incorporates the hidden value of... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY JAMES SCHAMUS WHAT IS MONEY? You think that a dollar bill is money and that banks are where your cash is stored and safeguarded. Well, you’re wrong. Like, really wrong. Crew:... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY JAMES SCHAMUS WHAT IS MONEY? You think that banks are where your cash is stored and safeguarded and that a dollar bill is money. Well, you’re wrong. Like, really wrong. Crew:... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY CATHERINE HARDWICKE ​WHAT IS MONEY? When Federal Reserve Chairman Rob Rafaelson awakes with amnesia only moments before a big press conference, his children, maid, and intern must... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY LEE HIRSCH WHAT IS MONEY? Choreographed by Pilobolus dance company and narrated by economic historian John Steele Gordon, Lee Hirsch’s “Recession” mounts an entertaining and... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY JOE BERLINGER WHAT IS MONEY? On the heels of the financial crisis, Wall Street for some has become synonymous with corruption and greed. Director Joe Berlinger takes us to the... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY JESSICA YU WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OUR GOVERNMENT? Teachers have long relied on educational cartoons with catchy songs to simplify everything from grammar to government. Can a cartoon... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY MARSHALL CURRY WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OUR GOVERNMENT? In this free-wheeling animated film, you’ll see how Congress and public officials use and manage debt, and why it matters to you... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY BARBARA KOPPLE WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OUR GOVERNMENT? We Americans spend a lot of time arguing over how our tax dollars are spent. But do we focus on the right things? Or have we been... read more

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