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Tag Archives: how to be positive

Alex Clare – The Lateness of the Hour

By Doug McDonnal Sometimes positivity comes in the form of hearing the right words at the right time. Alex Clare has many of these words with his songs like “I Won’t Let You Down”, “Tightrope” and “Relax My Beloved”. Alex is the kind of musician that musicians are glad to know still exist. He brings [...]

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The Impact of Online Giving [INFOGRAPHIC]

Convio, a leading provider of engagement solutions that helps non-profits fundraise and do more for their missions, announced today the results of its 2012 Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index Study. The annual study focuses on non-profits’ website traffic and registration, email file growth, online revenue and advocacy.

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Quotes about Positivity #38

“The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others [...]

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Helping Kids Whose “Brains Are on Fire”

We hear every day about all the things wrong with our education system: the students who are not prepared for a college education and need remediation when they get there; the dilapidated school buildings and antiquated technology and textbooks; the overcrowded classroomswhere students can’t get adequate attention from their instructors.

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Couple passionate about helping wounded veterans

When Ted and Ann Nettles talk about the work they do with the Maryland Patriot Guard to help wounded veterans being treated at Walter Reed in Bethesda, it gets personal.

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ANDE: Riding the Entrepreneurial Wave

Over the past few years, support for the small-business entrepreneurship sector in developing countries has boomed. Major development finance institutions have launched significant new efforts to support the sector. For example, the IFC launched the G-20 SME Finance Challenge in 2010 to drive innovation in financing to support small-business enterprises. It has since committed $528 [...]

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Quiet Time on Capitol Hill Offers Opportunity for Charities

Legislative decisions often get delayed in a presidential-election year, but that makes 2012 a good time to contact members of Congress and their aides, says Jerry McCoy, a Washington lawyer who advises charities.

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Quotes about Positivity #37

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” —Gandhi

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Who is the Route 29 Batman? This guy.

Police pulled a man over on Route 29 in Silver Spring last weekbecause of a problem with his plates. This would not ordinarily make international news, but the car was a black Lamborghini, the license plate was the Batman symbol, and the driver was Batman, dressed head-to-toe in full superhero regalia.

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Quotes about Positivity #36

“Surfing soothes me, it’s always been a kind of Zen experience for me. The ocean is so magnificent, peaceful, and awesome. The rest of the world disappears for me when I’m on a wave.” - Paul Walker

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Goodwillion.com – Socialize for a good cause

  We’ve all seen them.  Flipping through channels on late night tv and then that commercial comes on…cue dramatic piano, [...]

Daily deal website Sharing Spree surpasses $335,000 in donations to non-profits and schools

  Daily deal website Sharing Spree surpasses $335,000 in donations to non-profits and schools Groupon competitor on target to reach [...]

Elementary, My Dear Watson

By Livia Larrabee – Livia@BCBP.co The world can never quite get enough Sherlock Holmes. Masterpiece’s recent adaptations of Sir Arthur [...]

Would You Do The Same?

  By Cutter Mitchell - Cutter@BCBP.co An interesting thing happened to me while I was in line at my local grocery [...]

Quotes about Positivity #49

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones [...]

A True Gift for Mother

Today is the day we are to give thanks to the women in our lives that have given us so [...]