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    How to Combine Volunteerism with Travel

    Being socially conscious is pretty cool these days. Consumers want to patronize companies that behave responsibly and produce environmentally sustainable products with well-paid workers. Travelers want to minimize their impact on the places they visit. It sometimes seems like everyone wants to feel like they’re making a positive difference, no matter the activity.

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    5 Ways To Exercise Without ‘Exercising’

    For most of us, the idea of going to the gym is not a pleasant one. Working out and traditional exercise just isn’t fun for most people. There is nothing wrong with a straight-up sweat session on the exercise machines at the gym, but we’re not all cut out for that life. The good news is that there is more than one way to get into shape.

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    Boosting Office Morale through Volunteer Work

    Everyone knows that taking a little extra time out of the week to volunteer at the nearby animal shelter, group home, hospital, or even with family members, can be one of the most satisfying and personally rewarding things. Less does everyone know, however, that it can also improve a person’s daily working life, including attitude, motivation, and even overall productivity! Regular volunteer work does more than positively affect individuals, though — it’s thought to boost overall office morale when employees are doing the work together as a team. Whether during regular work hours or outside of them, it’s said that when a group of people work together toward a common…

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    7 Most Rewarding New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

    At the end of one year and the start of another, millions of individuals resolve to be better — to lose weight, save more, and make other improvements to their lives — and to succeed in the coming months, businesses must do the exact same thing. The New Year is an excellent opportunity to make big changes to how your business operates, and you should take advantage of this annual fresh start to reevaluate your business decisions and craft new goals for your company.

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    4 Ways Your Business Can Give Back

    If you own a small business or are the CEO of a major corporation, there are many ways you can use some of your profits and time to give back to the community. In addition to doing some good in the world, participating in philanthropic activities can help boost your company's reputation. Here are four of the best ways your business can give back to the community.

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    5 Things to Expect with Cookie Dough Fundraisers

    One of the most popular forms of fundraising for school organizations, Girl Scout troupes, and even sports teams is selling cookies. Everyone likes cookies, and cookie dough is easy to bake because it is pre-mixed and molder, ready for the oven. However, like any other fundraising, there are some expectations which can be eye openers. Understanding how to raise funds through selling cookies is one way to ensure success. Here are five things to expect with cookie dough fundraisers: Not all cookies are created equal. People like cookies, but different people like different cookies. In the same way, not all chocolate chip cookies are the same. Finding good cookie dough…