Project Spotlight: Global Glue Project

“Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible – it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.” – Barabara de Angelis Three filmmakers have set out to discover how couples make their […]

A Little Daily Inspiration: Azie Tesfai and Fortuned Culture

With many companies, the main concern is the BOTTOM LINE. Now, while it’s obvious that the bottom line is crucial to creating a sustainable business, I am also interested in something else, how the company is creating GOOD. In a sense, having a positive impact – serving as more than just a mechanism of consumption. […]

Project Spotlight: The Little Prince of The Andes

“IF YOU EVER THOUGHT YOU WERE TOO SMALL TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE, YOU HAVE NEVER SPENT A NIGHT ALONE IN A ROOM WITH A MOSQUITO.” – Tupac Saavedra   Filmmakers Tupac Saavedra and Rebecca Montag ventured to Bolivia to follow a group of former street children in El Alto. These children participated in a theater […]

Kirsty Spraggon of KirstyTV #DailyInspiration

I’m inspired by folks who manage to do what they love while making a difference for others. Kirsty Spraggon has done just that. Spraggon dared to abandon her first career, as a world leading real estate broker with RE/MAX to pursue her new career as a storyteller, motivational speaker, author, and talk show host. Her ultimate […]

A Novel Approach to Education: No Box Society #DailyInspiration

What happens when you bring together a group of teens, remove the conventions of a classroom, encourage openness, and support everything from creative projects to emotional growth? No Box Society Since finishing grad school, I haven’t set foot into anything that resembles a classroom. When I heard Jennifer Wong speak about her non-traditional after school […]

Social Media for Social Good: George McGraw of DIGDEEP Water #4Liters Campaign

                One early August morning, my producing partner and I blazed down a dusty red dirt road in central Tanzania. Our 5 days filming, in a village near Moshi, were quite the eye opener. I was eager to return to our hotel and take the hot shower I’d […]

Catching-Up: Halle Richardson (Romancing the Stones, HAR Jewelry)

  I love updates! This will be the first of many for folks featured on Thankful.   Jewelry Designer Halle Richardson has been busy perfecting her craft. While working on her own designs, she hosts a blog, Romancing the Stones, where she discusses “jewelry and other shiny things that catch her eye. ” Really, her blog is […]