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December 17, 2014
Creating Solutions for Small Business
Daniel Draper is the Founder and President of Colossus Solutions, a management and technology consulting firm that specializes in small business. As a small business owner, you often eat, sleep and...
December 10, 2014
This holiday balance presents with presence
Even the most minimalist parents will agree that it is hard to resist the joy of seeing your child’s face light up over a present you chose. Experiential gifts are a great option for parents looking...
December 5, 2014
Why I love Christmas
One time I expressed a generic anti-consumerist sentiment to a wise person. ‘Christmas is way too commercial.’ Or something like that. In response, he said: ‘I think you’re looking at it wrong. What...
December 2, 2014
Nya Sustainability Consulting brings sustainable practices to the table
Nya is short for Nyaga and means “life is precious” in Ghana and Botswana. For Mark van Engelen, consultant and founder of Nya Sustainability Consulting, the idea that life is precious guides every...
November 28, 2014
In the true spirit of giving
This Tuesday is not just any old Tuesday. It’s Giving Tuesday. What is Giving Tuesday, you ask? Inspired by Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is the antidote to extreme consumerism. It...
November 25, 2014
Thank you REAP bloggers!
REAP’s 2014 Be Local Awards have now come to a close and I’ve spent the past week reflecting on how much I love this program. REAP businesses and non-profits are involved in so many amazing...