Category Archives: Making a difference

How to increase your job satisfaction and advance in your career while making the world a better place

This video is entitled, “The ultimate customer service story is inspiring”. Notice how Ross Shafer relates the story and the effect that one employee had on him. There are several things that we might take away from this story. Maria … Continue reading

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25 Ways to Help a Fellow Human Being Today

This is an article that shows how to reach out and help others in such simple ways that you can do it today: 25 Ways to Help a Fellow Human Being Today Too often the trend in our society is … Continue reading

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Great examples of kindness

There was a post on Reddit this week that exemplifies a simple act of kindness and a reward from it that far exceeded the investment: The best $7.50 I have ever spent… So, I walked into a Safeway today… and … Continue reading

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The ultimate gift: five ways to give a piece of yourself and save a life

Here are five different ways that you can donate a piece of yourself to someone else and save a life: #1 – Donate Blood A blood donation is the simplest, easiest way to donate a piece of yourself. You go … Continue reading

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Find a charity/cause that you can be passionate about, and give it your support

If there were one problem in the world today that you could change, what would it be? Perhaps it would be poverty, or malaria, or the extinction of whales, or climate change, or cancer, or… If you visit Charitynavigator.org, you … Continue reading

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An example of what people can accomplish when they work together

This is an inspiring article showing how much good people can accomplish when they work together: 2010 Tar Heel of the Year Ray Buchanan: The man who would end hunger In North Carolina, Stop Hunger Now is known as the … Continue reading

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An example in Caraleigh

A really nice article in the N&O today about one man making a significant difference in many people’s lives – through real estate: Caraleigh loves its landlord Bill Dumont buys rundown houses, refurbishes them and then rents them, in the … Continue reading

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