Today’s Solutions: May 30, 2024

Finding the courage to be conf

Finding the courage to be confident: A peek inside "Dare to Own You"

"Just because you have a voice and can speak, does not necessarily mean you are being heard; find your voice." - Liz Brunner In 2021 people were quitting their jobs at an unprecedented rate.  The media had fun creating phrases like "the Great Resignation" and "the Big Quit" to characterize the Read More...

The Optimist View: Harnessing

The Optimist View: Harnessing your Optimism Through Challenging Times

As many entrepreneurs and small business owners are facing the painful impact of these extraordinary economic times, they are presented with a need to start over. As an entrepreneur myself, I’ve been there. It can be incredibly difficult - especially knowing how to get started.   Starting Read More...

African entrepreneurship is on

African entrepreneurship is on the rise, attracting foreign investors

It’s time Africa be widely known for more than poverty, corruption and violence. Nigeria and Kenya are leading innovation hubs in the region, with a roster of startups and investments to match. This emerging market is ripe with opportunities for discerning investors—read more for some Read More...

Social entrepreneurs go mainst

Social entrepreneurs go mainstream

Never let a crisis go to waste. Social entrepreneurs take this economic upheaval to be a blessing, providing a chance for business to transition from an anonymous, complex system to one that is direct and transparent. Andrew Tolve | March 2009 issue In the wake of the 2008 financial flameout, Read More...

Ode profiles several leading s

Ode profiles several leading social entrepreneurs

While economic upheaval has caused many businesses to fail, Ode has interviewed several entrepreneurs who have found ways to thrive and remain focused on positive social change. We interviewed them about their companies, how they view the current economic situation, how they define success, and how Read More...

Open for business

Open for business

Abdellah Aboulharjan gets young French immigrants off the streets and helps turn them into entrepreneurs. Peter Van Dijk | April 2008 issue Brahim Branki left his native Algeria as a young man to study urban planning in Paris, where he earned a bachelor’s degree. But after working many jobs in Read More...

Thinking allowed

Thinking allowed

The Hub wants to be the social innovator with a centre everywhere and circumference nowhere. Lillian Kennett| March 2008 issue   One morning last December, Briony Greenhill gleefully brandished five copies of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest—Christmas presents for her family. Read More...