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Defining Root Problems, Eyes of Children »

[13 Jun 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

There is a television show on American T.V. about a man known as “The Dog Whisperer.”   Born in Mexico, his ability to communicate with dogs became apparent when he was young.  The locals called him: “El Perrero”- which is Spanish for “The Dog Man.”   On every television episode of “The dog Whisperer,” Cesar Millan tames and rehabilitates dogs who seem impossible to control.  The ferocious, the biters, the “fraidy-cats,” the “escape-artists”- Cesar Millan can cause them all to become well-behaved and well-adjusted.   But on last night’s episode, it looked like …

Defining Root Problems, Taxi Driver Wisdom, Tolerance »

[11 Jun 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

Luis is a Taxi Driver from Argentina who has evidenced a keen aptitude for dispute resolution.  On a recent road trip in Baltimore, I appreciated his ability to “be his own boss” and complained about the lack of “human-ness” working in a corporation.   He jumped at the opportunity to share his unhappy experiences in the corporate world, as a manager stuggling to balance work needs and the needs of employees in the midst of office politics and pettiness.  It seems the employees were constantly arguing about the heat.  Some thought …

Earning Money in a Global World, Economic Opportunity, Immigration to the USA »

[11 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

If you missed the introduction to how Miguel from Mexico, Fuhrat from Iraq and Hanna from Bulgaria were able to access global economic opportunity and create prosperity for themselves and their families with no opportunity-no money to start, go to the FULL STORY under the opportunities page above. Here is the continuation…

Economic Opportunity, Immigration to the USA »

[9 Jun 2009 | 4 Comments | ]

Are you eligible to apply to the Diversity Visa Lottery for a US Green Card that will allow you to become a permanent resident of the United States? Each year the US State Department’s national Visa Center oversees the Diversity Lottery to bring immigrants to the USA. Applying to the Diversity Lottery is Free. But not everyone is eligible to participate.
These are the requirements:

Only persons from certain countries are eligible. 50,000 visas are issued each year under the diversity Lottery to people who come from countries that have …

Earning Money in a Global World »

[6 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]

Technorati Profile .
Miguel spends most days picking the seaweed off his sneakers as he fishes for dinner to feed his family in Mexico. Fuhrat used to be a wealthy man, but the violence in Iraq wiped out everything he built. Hanna daydreams about the life she would have in Bulgaria if only…  All three are about to learn that in a global economy, there is more opportunity than they can imagine. Follow the story as they access global economic opportunity to make their impossible dreams come …

Defining Root Problems, Heroes, Social Entreprenurialism »

[5 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]

Throughout the world, millions of people are alone. Some are alone as a result of mistakes made in the past. Some are alone as the result of mistakes made by others. Some are alone because that is their destiny. It is a destiny of opportunity.

Economic Opportunity, The Face of America »

[5 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

America: Opportunity for Immigrants – Immigrants: Opportunity for America
Historically, America has proudly proclaimed its rich heritage as a nation grounded in the entrepreneurial spirit of immigrants. Today, America continues to find strength in this heritage, in the strong family values brought by immigrants, and in the human and economic resources contributed by immigrants. As in every corner of life, there are fear-mongers who cry that the sky will fall if…., attempting to sway the populace to their opinion by inciting fear. When focused on immigration policy, their dire warnings …

Defining Root Problems, Eyes of Children, Heroes »

[1 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

Would you? Watch the outstanding video on the “Make a Difference” page above.  It is about an American hero.   It is about hundreds of thousands of children who have been given a new opportunity to live, in Haiti, Guatemala, and other impoverished countries.

Eyes of Children, Heroes, Social Entreprenurialism »

[1 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

We all have gifts and talents and opportunities- even when there are tremendous obstacles in our way.   It is possible for every one to make a difference-  for themselves and for a more beautiful world.  Sometimes that is as simple as a smile to someone.  Sometimes that smile achieves a difference larger than could be imagined.   Enjoy this video about children who have impaired hearing, as they learn the art of mime.  It is a project done by the World Mime Organization and supported by the Ministry of Social Affairs …