17 Bay Area Environmentalists Making a Difference in 2019

  Advocates and innovators. A local agency employee, a mother and a mayor. A scientist, an author, two recent graduates and several seasoned entrepreneurs. These 17 groundbreaking thought and action leaders have found powerful ways to influence and shift society. Their creativity and determination is changing the way we do business and the way we […]

6 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Change Your Approach to Philanthropy

Looking for new ways to give back or approach philanthropy in your own life? We love TED Talks for providing informative bursts of motivation. In the following talks, presenters explain that you don’t have to donate huge sums to your favorite charity to make a big difference. Sometimes seemingly ordinary steps can make an impact on someone else’s […]

Don’t Worry, Be Appy: Using Technology to Increase Happiness

Early to bed and early to rise may make you healthy, wealthy and wise, but it won’t make you happy. “Prosperity and health (and physical attractiveness) are only minimally related to one’s overall happiness,” notes Sonja Lyubomirsky in her book, “The How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting What You Want.” Current research suggests […]

4 TED Talks That Will Change the Way You Think About Charity

Do you ever find yourself sitting at your desk or lying on the living room couch feeling uninspired? Check out TED Talks for a quick burst of motivation. These 15-20 minute videos feature engaging speakers who share innovative ideas, advice and calls to action. We have four talks that will make you change the way […]