How to change the world when you're tired: 10 tips for social entrepreneurs

How to change the world when you're tired: 10 tips for social entrepreneurs

For years, I’ve struggled with fatigue, anxiety, brain fog, and more. It’s improved but still affects me and made me hesitant to join Noonday. “That’s for people who have something I don’t,” I thought to myself.

I’m so glad I listened to my heart instead. I didn’t let these fears sideline me, but chose instead to believe that there’s more than one way to be a social entrepreneur. So I dove in.

But to make this work, I’ve had to learn to honor my needs and maximize the mental and physical energy I do have. In this post for Noonday’s blog, I share my 10 tips for succeeding as a tired social entrepreneur.

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Ethical Aspirations: 3 Ways Small Steps Create Big Change

Ethical Aspirations: 3 Ways Small Steps Create Big Change

When it comes to living a more ethical lifestyle that promotes social and environmental justice, it's small changes that matter. They add up, they last, and they inspire grace and collaboration more than an “all or nothing” approach ever could. Plus, they are doable without breaking our budget. It’s time to embrace the small, and I hope my latest post on Noonday’s Flourish blog will inspire you to do just that. Set a new year's resolution to make small changes that stick.

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Noonday for Kids: 10 Books that Connect

Noonday for Kids: 10 Books that Connect

I rounded up ten of my favorite books for kids that are set in Noonday's partner countries (and many written by authors from those countries). Take a look at this tiny glimpse of the vast world of global literature, and how it can help our kids (and us) see that the beauty, curiosity, sadness and joy all over the world all make up the rich tapestry of being human. Features books set in Uganda, Ecuador, Guatemala, Vietnam, Peru, Haiti, Kenya, Ethiopia, and more.

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6 Lessons from Vietnam on Entrepreneurship and Life

6 Lessons from Vietnam on Entrepreneurship and Life

Across an ocean, across the supply chain, we piled into small workshops and lush courtyards to watch some of our favorite pieces come to life. In the Artisans, and on noisy streets and quiet beaches with friends, I encountered wisdom I want to emulate in my own business and life, and share with those I coach. And as our Artisan business partners commit so fiercely to their work, I’m compelled to step up in mine so that together we can grow this movement. I hope these six takeaways will inspire you along your own path too...

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