Books tagged: philanthropy

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Learning to Be Useful: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Supporting Career and Technical Education
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,110. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Philanthropists are already connecting educators, nonprofits, and companies, and funneling young people and low-wage adult workers into job training. If expanded, this assistance has the potential to move millions of Americans firmly into the middle class. If you are a donor who wants to bolster America’s workforce, this practical book will show you how.
The Luna Blanket
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 220. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Follow a special boy as he grows and pursues a yearning to help others with his magical blanket.
Price: Free! Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A woman, a man, and an AI. A hacker, a psychopath, and a crusader for justice.
Osho NewStream, Volume 4 February 2016, Billionaires Back Mainstream Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / stocks
An insider look at billionaire philanthropy and why meditation is the New Necessity. Help make a Meditation Nation! "Billionaires Back Mainstream Meditation" is a commentary on the extremely high social value of meditation. At the present rate of self-destruction, in 100 years our world will be unbearable. Major philanthropic giving is required to support Osho meditation worldwide..
iCompete: How My Extraordinary Strategy for Winning Can Be Yours
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
What does it really take to WIN in your business? John Hewitt’s no-nonsense personal story will knock you out of your comfort zone and show you how to win in any business you choose. Hewitt has been called annoying, challenging and brilliant—with a fanatical desire to improve and out-give everyone he meets. He competes to win!
The Half Fund: He’s Taking His Ball and Going Home
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Dan Duffy was twenty-nine when he heard the worst three words imaginable: “you have cancer.” Testicular. Stage three. His life became equal parts fear and anger, with a dash of stupidity for flavor. From systematically alienating everyone around him to embracing psychological and physical acts of acute masochism and loathing, cancer became the least of his worries.
A Prescription For Peace
You set the price! Words: 29,060. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Essay » Sociology
This is a nuts and bolts approach to today’s problems with concrete solutions to bring about an era of peace. Included in this work is Marlon Brando’s solution to feed the world. The philosophy behind the book comes from following the works of a group of Knights of Malta that traveled the world to bring relief to many dangerous places always giving in a manner that preserves human dignity.
Making Money Hand Over Fist: How Generosity Expedites Wealth Creation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Todays 'free-market' philosophy of one-dollar-one-vote has all but eclipsed the traditional one-person-one-vote values of our grandparents’ generations. Our democratic and humanitarian concepts of 'all for one, one for all' and 'we're all in this together' have all but vanished. It's not my intention to start a political discussion about the rights and wrongs of...
Clearing Obstacles to Work: A Wise Giver's Guide to Fostering Self-Reliance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,900. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Cracks are becoming visible in American work habits. Whole subpopulations now have weak attachments to self-supporting labor. This worsens poverty and economic mobility. It also damages well-being in subtler ways. This book was written to help donors find those successful models and strategies that bolster work and life satisfaction.
Project YouthPact: Youth Perspectives of Public Service
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Project YouthPact, an initiative started by a group of students, collected stories from young individuals who have resisted the self-interested path in order to act on public service ideals. This book contains perspectives from 30 young individuals from around the world as well as discussion questions that follow each piece to help empower the next generation to do good.