Hotel Maid Receives a $500 Tip

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Because every so often kindness reminds us that it has the power to entirely change a person’s life for the better.

A True Role Model: Lessons Of Success From Richard Sherman

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Joseph Milord takes us through some of Richard Sherman’s impressive off-the-field accomplishments.

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Are Setting You Up For Failure

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Gurbaksh Chahal thinks it’s time to aim bigger with our resolutions, to step outside our comfort zones, and only make the resolutions we plan to keep.

What I Learned About Giving I Learned From Getting

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Christmas was my dad’s favorite time of the year, even when he had to swallow his pride to give us one.

Mom Meets the Food Bank

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JJ Vincent’s mom does nothing halfway. That includes filling the barrel at a local food bank drop-off.

The Institute for Compassionate Leadership

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Lodro Rinzler recalls his friend Alex Okrent, and how his life inspired the creation of the Institute for Compassionate Leadership

The Homeless Helping the Homeless

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Around the country, people who have nothing are volunteering their time to help others.

Individualism’s Only Remedy

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Nonprofits are America’s antidote to its own rampant individualism.

What Do I Stand For?

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Canadian Dad blogger Chris Read uses the Fun song as a catalyst to examine his own values.

Thank ALL the Veterans this Holiday Season

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It’s easy to forget that living veterans from all wars and conflicts before 9/11 are still suffering from the effects of their service as well.

10 Lessons I Learned From Mentoring

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Mentors learn that you can’t change anyone: not even a troubled youth. But you can listen, and that can change everything.