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How Mindful Social Media Improves Your Life and Your Business

March 23, 2014 by Lawrence Ampofo

Mindful Social Media

Mindful social media; at first glance, the terms don’t appear to go together. Mindfulness emphasises slowness, deliberation, and unwavering focus on one thing, non-judgment. Social media, emphasises relies on speed, constant connection and relentless sharing.[read more]

Accidents Don't Happen, They Are Caused...

January 19, 2014 by Zohare Haider

Problems and Solutions

Often I have been in situations, mostly while growing up, where I blamed everything and anything but myself for whatever happened, unless the outcome was good. This was the birth of not giving credit where it was truly due, but also not recognizing the importance of taking responsibility.[read more]

Sparking Change Online: The Challenges and Strategies of Non-Profit Social Media Exposure

March 2, 2012 by Mary Wieder

Mary is the co-founder of a new "non-profit blog" called Empower Media ( which encourages girls and women to live a life of dignity and equality through the power of communications.[read more]

Your Children Are Not My Responsibility on Twitter

August 2, 2011 by Tammy Kahn Fennell

It's always a hot topic. How should sensitive material be handled on social media. Similar to forcing watershed times on television programs, there's a bit of a movement now to start filtering out sensitive material on social media. Let me preface this with: I am a parent. I have a young child and I know it will be a scary world filled with information I need to potentially shield him from. This post is about where the responsibility lies, and how it should be handled in this social world.[read more]

Socially responsible handouts

January 18, 2008 by Jeff De Cagna

This year, as part of a commitment to be more socially responsible (and, in all candor, to reduce some of the burden of handout submission deadlines), I have decided to make all handouts available in a paperless format, regardless of whether sponsoring organizations is operating in that way. My goal is to reduce the unnecessary printing...[read more]

NGOs in the You Tube World: Prepare for the Onslaught

November 2, 2007 by James Farrar

This was the rather breathless title for a side track at the Business for Social Responsibility conference in San Francisco last week. As it turned out the session was somewhat chaotic with most of the panel predictably trying to demonstrate hands on web campaigning but with poor AV and patchy wifi. Nevertheless, there were...[read more]