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Dreams of the World: Empowering and Inspiring Entrepreneurs With Former Apple Evangelist, Guy Kawasaki

Dreams of the World: One Dream a Time. This post is the latest in the series Dreams of the World, which profiles interesting people Kike meets during his travels. ¨My dream is to empower people. with my writing, my speaking, and my advice to small companies,¨said Guy Kawasaki, Silicon Valley author, investor, business advisor, and Macintosh Division employees who evangelized Macintosh…

Shaping Businesses That Can Help Both People and the Planet

Sustainable businesses have made huge strides in areas like improving access to renewable energy and improving health outcomes for the world’s poor, and we believe there’s an opportunity in the seafood sector as well. The big question is, how do we help seafood entrepreneurs design businesses that have positive social and environmental impacts? How can…

Social Entrepreneurs and Investors Explore Sustainable Oceans Sector

Early next month, entrepreneurs, investors, and other thought leaders will gather at the annual Social Capital Markets meeting in San Francisco. Known to many as SOCAP, this annual meeting started over five years ago. It focuses on using capital markets to advance social well-being and has covered topics ranging from mobile phone technology to agricultural…

Good for Business and Good for the Ocean

On June 8, people from around the world take a moment to celebrate the beauty and bounty of the oceans on World Oceans Day.  It tends to be a day crowded with announcements from every ocean advocacy organization, which is both exciting and a bit dizzying – it’s easy for important individual messages to get lost…

Beyond Art: Simple Business Mysteries for Freelancers

    While he was studying at the Harvard University, Divya Narendra co-founded of The Harvard Connection.  You may know about it, as it became a popular conversation topic after David Fincher directed The Social Network movie in 2010. In 2008, Divya created SumZero, a living source for aggregated investment fund research. A couple of weeks…

The 10 Big Rules of Photography. Or so I think …

Recently, while I was recording my video “Rain,” I suffered a heavy fall in the jungle. I had slipped on a bridge “slightly” slippery due to the rain, and the moss. The fall, combined with long periods of contemplation, an orthopedic collar injury, and various sedatives, I decided to develop a compendium of rules; that…

Great Depression vs. Great Recession

The economy has been at the top of mind for some time across much of the world. We have learned that the global economy is increasingly inter-related, and although the Great Recession may have officially ended a few years ago, its effects are very much still being felt. A lot of people have drawn parallels…

Evolution of the Businessman

  This week Facebook filed for their much anticipated IPO, seeking to raise $5 billion. So it’s perhaps fitting that Nowsourcing created this cheeky infographic for BusinessMBA.org,  chronicling the evolutionary history of the businessperson. Perhaps more humorous than factually accurate (not every businessperson in the Roaring Twenties was a bootlegger), it’s the last part of…

Visualizing the World’s $1 Trillion Black Market

  According to this infographic released today by BusinessDegree.net, the world’s shadow economy rivals the legitimate one. It may seem hard to believe, but about half of the planet’s workers are thought to be involved in illicit activities, and that number could swell to 2/3 by 2020. Drugs are a big part of the problem,…