Category Archives: Make a Difference Day

It Is Great Marketing When People Convince Themselves

During the Great Depression, Procter & Gamble ran a contest giving a new automobile to the winner of their “Why I Like Ivory Soap” contest. The rules required that entries be 50 words or less. Hundreds of thousands of people, … Continue reading

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Each of us can impact the lives of others……without costing us a penny.

Often we don’t know the struggles someone is going through. Therefore, never underestimate the incalculable impact that the smallest kindness, or a warm smile can have, to remind and encourage others that they are important to the world; bringing hope … Continue reading

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A Simple Way to Bring People together

A hungry stranger, looking for food and lodging, stopped in a village and knocked on the door of a house. Too proud to beg for a meal, he requested a large container in which he could make a tasty soup; … Continue reading

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Volunteer Work Can Open Doors

Doctors and psychotherapists have long observed that those who help others tend to enjoy healthier, happier lives. Often those who have been helped want to do something in return, preferring a hand up, to a hand out. Feeling needed and … Continue reading

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