Baltimore  (BBR) - You and I know people who have tried everything. Youth programs, sports programs, arts programs, gardening programs, even my own leadership and etiquette development programs. But what happens when the young people we work with leave the program? What happens when they have to walk home from the program through despair, disrepair and hopelessness without the guidance...

Washington - Launching Thinking Good, nearly a year and a half ago, has been an exhilarating and at times frustrating rollercoaster ride. I’ve experienced the incumbent fast starts, abrupt stops and twists and turns of entrepreneurship. I’ve grappled with the challenges of what I dub #SmlBizLyf: balancing work and family (especially difficult when you work where you live); pushing back...

 

Nationwide — The NBA pre-season has already started, and the league office has issued a memo to all 30 teams about the countries national anthem. The memo included the restatement of an existing rule requiring all personnel (including players) to stand for the national anthem.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver comments, “We have a rule that requires our players to stand for the anthem...

Crowdfunding has gained traction and enjoys increased interest from entrepreneurs wondering if it’s a viable option for accessing the capital needed to start, build and grow their business. Results, while mixed, are significant for many as crowd investing disrupts the traditional norms for access to capital.

Different Types of Crowdfunding

Equity-based crowdfunding is the focus of this...

By J. Jioni Palmer, Founder & Publisher of Thinking Good

I’ve never been an avid sports fan. I’ll watch the Super Bowl or get seduced by the hullabaloo surrounding a “big fight” and will always root for my UCLA Bruins, but I’m mostly drawn to the camaraderie and company of the other spectators.  I played a variety of team sports in my youth, but my “competitive career” mostly end my...

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