The National Cancer Institute also predicts that 50 percent of women will suffer from breast cancer by 2030. The irony is
Lobbying can be done right if it is done honestly, transparently, and for the people. Take, for example, the percent funding boost the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) received in 2011, with $39M going to a new food and safety program.
Our limited budgets and desire for innovation in giving reflects why my generation is mostly left out of traditional philanthropic circles. But does this really mean, as Robert Putnam alluded, that millennials are "bowling alone?"
Recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing Stanley Dorsainville. His captivating personal journey and commitment to human rights have driven him to accomplish quite astounding feats before the age of 26.
Many Baby Boomers look down on Millennials as over-protected, lazy, attention-seeking young kids who haven't faced hardship. They are dead wrong.
What's funny about living in this day and age is that most of us seem to simultaneously be dependent on modern technology and be frustrated with how it's transformed areas of our lives that were already stressful enough without it -- i.e. dating, relationships, and confrontation.
GPS for the Soul
As Mark Twain stated, "The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." Unfortunately, most people wait too long for this day. Far too many go through the motions of daily life, waiting for the weekend and working for retirement.
I believe we all have power to take those actions and that the every-day actions of "ordinary" people do actually have the potential to be world-changing.
This is what I hope to accomplish with the book. Goal: Inspire more of us Millennials to discover their ART of being ALIVE
Style & Beauty
Although there are countless runways of glamorous men's fashion trends for spring, don't expect millennial men to invest in the edgiest outfit or trendiest look.
A few weeks ago I was leading a wealth seminar for a dozen women, all between the ages of 40-55. They were successful entrepreneurs, businesswomen with decades of experience and between them, thousands of contacts.
My daughter Alexandra "Alex" Scott, the creator of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, would be 19 years old now, and I don't think it's a shock to learn that I often wonder what she would be like today.
What happens when you unite three remarkable women with unstoppable drive and insurmountable energy? You yield a plan, 22 acres of land, invaluable connections, and progress of considerable magnitude.
Communication is of critical importance when it comes to managing family philanthropy. But many people who include themselves in the next generation take a passive role and wait for the older generations to reach out and set up opportunities to talk.
The eco world is all abuzz over aquaponics as the latest go-to green technology. It is an effective method for raising seedlings and fish farming in closed-loop systems. With this knowledge, Schools for Sustainability trekked across an island to find this still-rare system in action in a country that has been using aquaponics since pre-Columbian times!
Dear Mr. Schultz, I want to suggest a way you can improve your bottom line while giving your customers a chance to give.
Without any further ado, here are the top ten truly iconic performances of "O Holy Night"; the quintessential, non-debatable, empirical, de facto and authoritative list, according to me.
From my meditation teacher/practitioner perspective, I see ALL of these aspects as incredibly good, good, good and believe that meditation, dear millennials, is not only something that gels with what you already got goin' on... but it can help you navigate some of your biggest challenges.
Sunrise is the most beautiful part of the day. First light. Don't matter if there are colors like a picture postcard or it's gray as water in a greasy sink. The darkness still fades. The light begins. Makes you feel alive like nothing else.