Monthly Archives: July 2013

How Businesses are Creating Buzz and Impacting their Bottom Line Hosting Anniversary Celebrations!

July 20, 2013
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How Businesses are Creating Buzz and Impacting their Bottom Line Hosting Anniversary Celebrations!

Anniversaries are often an over looked celebratory opportunity—not only by forgetful significant others, but businesses as well! This however, according to  BizBash, is beginning to change. Businesses’ marketing strategies are constantly evolving to synchronize with society’s current trends and values, and with the recent implementation of “comfort marketing” strategies that have become effective in light of…

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B Corp Q&A: Rob Michalak from Ben & Jerry’sI…

July 19, 2013
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B Corp Q&A: Rob Michalak from Ben & Jerry’sI…

B Corp Q&A: Rob Michalak from Ben & Jerry’s I recently interviewed Rob Michalak, Global Director of Social Mission at Ben & Jerry’s, about his… View Post Read the full post

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B Corp Q&A: Rob Michalak from Ben & Jerry’s

July 19, 2013
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I recently interviewed Rob Michalak, Global Director of Social Mission at Ben & Jerry’s, about his experiences as a Certified B Corporation. The full interview will appear in a book I am writing on B Corps. Q. How did Ben & Jerry’s “sell” the idea of becoming a B Corp internally? This wasn’t hard to…

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What You Need to Know About Showerheads

July 18, 2013
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Whether you need a new showerhead or just want a change, there are hundreds of choices out there. There are at least four different kinds of showerheads: fixed, rain, slider hand-held, and multi-everything. The fixed showerhead has several adjustments, such as for a strong flow, pulsing spray, and massage action. The slider shower systems have…

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How-To Build a 42” Wood Fired (Pizza) Oven

July 18, 2013
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After traveling to Italy and enjoying a dinner cooked in a wood fired Pompeii oven, I had a dream to build my own oven. The dream went on the back burner until I visited Portland and enjoyed pizza at Ken’s Artisan Pizza; again I desired my own oven. Fast forward five years and a relocation…

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Why Aren’t Americans Fighting Back?

July 17, 2013
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Why Aren’t Americans Fighting Back?

Tweet Photo Credits:  Jared Rodriguez http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/17498-why-arent-americans-fighting-back This is the big question, right? It’s what people are wondering everywhere. “If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles . . . if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle.”…

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Forbes: A Tipping Point in the Evolution of…

July 17, 2013
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Forbes: A Tipping Point in the Evolution of…

Forbes: A Tipping Point in the Evolution of Capitalism Delaware–home to over half of all publicly traded companies in the United States–just become the… View Post Read the full post

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Forbes: A Tipping Point in the Evolution of Capitalism

July 17, 2013
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Delaware–home to over half of all publicly traded companies in the United States–just become the 19th state to pass benefit corporation legislation. “Today is an historic day. It marks the coming home of a capitalism that returns business to its proper role in society to create shared and durable prosperity. “With Delaware Governor Jack Markell signing…

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Ready to Make · Build · Thrive at SolWest Fair?!

July 17, 2013
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Ready to Make · Build · Thrive at SolWest Fair?!

Don’t miss the premier solar and sustainable living event in the Northwest, SolWest Fair in John Day, Oregon July 26-28! If you’ve never experienced SolWest, check out our wonderful new video on YouTube, and then come and make some memories of your own. As Photon International Magazine describes it, “SolWest brings together a mixture of…

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Faces of the Green Pages: Solar Service

July 16, 2013
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Faces of the Green Pages: Solar Service

Meet Brandon Leavitt, owner of Solar Service, Inc., with 36 years of experience in Chicagoland solar installations. They go even greener than selling renewable energy—see how. As a regular featured speaker at our Chicago Green Festivals, Solar Service, Inc. owner Brandon Leavitt enjoys seeing his customers from 36 years of Chicagoland solar installations drop by…

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