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Make the World Better: Be Yourself.

Top of the fourth quarter, 2012. Lots of intense things going on around the globe. Some we can change and some we cannot. That's challenging for everyone be they problem solvers, solution providers, caring witnesses, those caught in the experience, and anyone observing. And to make your life - and the lives of those around you (which will have a ripple effect on communities, villages, and populations) - happier and more livable, apply what's below here. While I do not stand as an expert on anything related to this, I know what I know. Being who you are with ease…
Kate Harvie
October 7, 2012
BusinessFood for thoughtKickstarterPhilanthropyStartup

Being Normal Matters Far Less Than Being Courageous

T hose of us tapped by the entrepreneurial spirit have a series of challenges facing us. Not the least of these is how to finance the dream project, the company, the idea. Kickstarter does everyone a service providing not only initial investment opportunities (thanks to the contributions of people around the world) as well as access to a series of entrepreneurs' creativity and invention. Ben Bisbee is such an innovator. His book, The Underground Flower, is smartly written by Ben and beautifully illustrated by artist Carolyn Hayes. And while it appears to be a book for children, and is titled that way,…
Kate Harvie
May 26, 2011
FashionInspirationPhilanthropyStartup

Faith & Fortune: Startup Style, Purpose Before Profit

Update, 1/2/16 - while Jason and Jim dissolved Faith & Fortune a few years ago, what they did is next level for fashion and retail. They stand with Blake Mycoskie (TOMS), Tom Hardy, Sarah Edwards, and Sally Edwards (BLAG) as founders with purpose and style who made and make impact. T his just in: Faith & Fortune will be at the exceptional Governors Ball Music Festival on June 18, 2011. Besides Girl Talk, Big Boi, Passion Pit, and a series of other artists, Jim and Jason (with the help of some other people, including me) will be there selling the t-shirts and game changing…
Kate Harvie
April 22, 2011