The Growing Power of Latinos

The Growing Power of Latinos

By Archana Mehta Across the United States, globalization is having an impact. Economic and demographic landscapes are shifting as the country evolves toward a truly multicultural nation. Part of that shift is a growth in Latino- owned businesses. In 2017, Hispanics owned and led 4.37 million U.S. businesses that generated...

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Without Trust We Are Broken

Without Trust We Are Broken

By Nona Phinn The iconic Disney movie Remember the Titans tops the list of my all-time favorite movies. Besides the fact that I was born and raised in northern Virginia, I connect with the messages that come through each and every scene of the film. Recently, I had a conversation...

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Wearable Technology Is Making Giant Strides

A Canadian company is sending its smart shirt to the moon. By Archana Mehta These days everyone owns wearable technology. In fact, you’re probably wearing some type of technology right now. Apple Watch? Wearable technology. Fitbit? Wearable technology. That heart rate monitoring gadget you strap to your chest during a...

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5 Steps to Better Business Cybersecurity

5 Steps to Better Business Cybersecurity

Follow these steps to identify and protect your business’s assets and detect, respond to, and recover from a cybersecurity incident. By Bill Fanelli Picture yourself with a thick wad of $100 bills in your wallet. You probably know how many there are and exactly where your wallet is, right? Can you...

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The Rise of the Freelance Workers

The Rise of the Freelance Workers

Freelancers made up 35 percent of the U.S. workforce in 2016. Who are they? And why do they freelance? By Missy Sheehan, Freelancer and Owner of Sheehan Writing & Editing The U.S. workforce is in a state of flux. While most people think “working” means having a traditional 9-to-5 job,...

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Measuring Success with HeroWork

Measuring Success with HeroWork

A volunteer for a non-profit in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, reflects on why he joined the organization — and why he continues to stay involved. By Wesley MacInnis, Volunteer for HeroWork We have all asked ourselves, “How do I affect the people around me?” It’s not a new question. Philosophers...

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The Real Meaning of Charity

The Real Meaning of Charity

An interview with HeroWork volunteer Vance Smith. By Jasmine Turner In the summer 2017 issue of TRUSTED magazine, I wrote about the efforts of HeroWork, a nonprofit organization based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, that has perfected the art of modern-day barn raising. HeroWork mobilizes businesses and community members to...

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Business is Blooming for Preserved Rose Retailer

Business is Blooming for Preserved Rose Retailer

Shelley Rosen, Founder and CEO of Luxe Bloom, discusses her company’s partnership with Disney, reflects on her journey to success, and offers advice for fellow entrepreneurs. By Jasmine Turner Red carpet events, interviews, and a host of new business opportunities have consumed Shelley Rosen, Founder and CEO of Luxe Bloom,...

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Defining a Better Business: Doing Good vs. Doing Well

Defining a Better Business: Doing Good vs. Doing Well

The summer issue of TRUSTED magazine examines the concept of doing good in business and showcases companies, entrepreneurs, and organizations that are dedicated to bettering our communities and our world. By Missy Sheehan, Owner, Sheehan Writing & Editing What makes a business better in today’s fiercely competitive marketplace? Is it...

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