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How to Keep Your Volunteers Motivated

In a time of shrinking budgets, and even when funding is plentiful, volunteers are the heart and soul of your organization, event, or project. However, when you get deep into your work, remembering to motivate your volunteers often moves to the back burner in terms of your priorities. Getting caught up in daily activities or [...]


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Thank You!

We knew when we set the goal for $50K during Our Revolution week, that it may be tough to reach. That didn’t stop us. We really wanted to help raise money for these great charities. And raise some money, we did. Thank you to all of the contributors during the week: Emily Cruz Geoff Visgilio [...]



The Book

Start your revolution! Revolutions are being created every day by people like you and me. Everyday heroes creating social good. But who are they and what can we learn from them? I am very proud to introduce my new book, “How to Create a Revolution: A Step-by-Step Guide from History’s Social Influencers“. In each chapter, [...]


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Announcement: Launch of Our Revolution Week

We have some big news to share with you! Since Ja-Nae’s book, “How to Create a Revolution: A Step-by-Step-Guide to History’s Social Influencers” is coming out May 3rd, we’ve decided to do something special and help those unsung heroes who have been working so hard to change the world. With that, we are pleased to [...]


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Kids Are Heroes: Helping Children Change the World

It started with a 9-year-old’s pronouncement, “I want to help animals.” MaryMargaret O’Neill’s father, Gabe, suggested she broaden her goal. “Why stop at animals? Why not people, too, or the environment?” From that moment in 2008, father and daughter took a germ of an idea and grew it into Kids Are Heroes, a global non-profit [...]


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How to Run an Effective Meeting

Let’s face it, most meetings feel like a waste of time. They seem pointless and boring at times. You often have to drag yourself to the conference room for the monthly regular meeting, where all your colleagues sip their coffee and zone out. But if you are involved in organizing volunteer projects or leading the [...]


edmonton humane society Donates to Edmonton Humane Society

CEO of Walter Schwabe shares how an online tv show called PawdCast came into reality through active collaboration between and Edmonton Humane Society.