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“Think Globally, Act Locally”

I admire the social and political activism of companies like Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Company.  They have fought big government and big business for years… often going beyond mere acts of philanthropy.  Their mission, and many other emerging companies (Community Benefit Corporations, in particular), is to literally change ways of doing business and, ultimately, change the world.

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A Book of SayingsBob Desautels
“I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend, if you have one,” wrote playwright George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill.

After 25 years of marriage a couple has just finished dinner and are half way through a second bottle of wine.  The wife lifts her glass…

Wife – “Without you I would have never made it through all these years.”

Husband – “Darling, is that you or the wine talking?”

Wife – “That’s me talking to the wine.”

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