Category Archives: Social Entrepreneurship

Interested in a business paradigm based on the common good?

Structures of Grace: The Business Practices of the Economy of Communion by John Gallagher My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have long been interested in a business model based on The Golden Rule. This book presents a case study … Continue reading

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Feeding yourself while feeding others

Jesus Freak: Feeding Healing Raising the Dead by Sara Miles My rating: 5 of 5 stars Couldn’t put it down. It’s an incredibly well written book. I read her first book and was familiar with her. I also volunteer in … Continue reading

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Peace of the City

A few months back I purchased some surplus iPads from a local school district. I had intended to use them in an after-school program where I am a volunteer. When I discovered that I didn’t need them because we already … Continue reading

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Please Help Us!

I’m walking to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention ¬†in Olean, New York next month. Suicide has touched the lives of many. Perhaps someone you know has struggled with depression. I’m walking because my life has been touched by … Continue reading

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A Gift Economy at Karma Kitchen

This is a great concept and my son Devin actually did this for total strangers last spring at a fast food enterprise. It makes me proud to be his father but more importantly to consider how I can contribute to … Continue reading

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Compassion is the fuel for a new economy

Chade-Meng Tan’s talk gave renewed hope to an idea I had for a model economic development and empowerment for youth that promotes the greater good. Last summer I ¬†participated in a course at St. Bonaventure University’s Franciscan Institute. It was … Continue reading

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