Journal

Lessons & insights from our journey for positive impact.

Mission Model Canvas

Working with the Mission Model Canvas

In this article, we’ll explore a few more pieces of the CauseLabs Mission Model Canvas to help you fill out your own worksheet. New to the Mission Model Canvas? Read more about it and how it can help you grow positive impact here. We’ll help guide the considerations for each section, but we won’t go into …

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Brands That Give Back

Vote with your dollar this holiday season by investing in companies and brands with a purpose. By purchasing gifts from Certified B Corps and Social Enterprises, you’re not only giving a gift, you’re also supporting mission-driven companies that are balancing purpose and profit by working towards sustainable, ethical, environmentally friendly business practices. We put together …

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10 Tools and Resources for Improving Financial Literacy

Ten tools and resources to help build your financial literacy and give you the skills to make smart financial decisions important to your everyday life.

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Building trust between users and technology

Fostering trust with your users can be a battle, but the rewards you’ll get are worth the fight.

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What are Social Impact Companies and Why Do They Matter?

If you pay any attention to business news and trends, then you have probably noticed an increase in the number of companies embracing “social impact” as a core value. Consumers are taking notice, as a 2018 study found that 78% of Americans expect companies to go beyond making profits; they must also positively impact society. …

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Balancing Act Demo Puts Fort Worth Budget into the Hands of Neighborhood Leaders

60 attendees participated in the workshop demo where they were tasked with balancing a hypothetical deficit of $4.2 million with a few challenging fiscal options thrown in.

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CauseLabs CEO Sheryle Gillihan Profiled In BizWomen

This isn’t Sheryle’s first time being featured in the journal, as in 2017 she was named a BizWomen Headliner in technology, and in 2018 she was interviewed for their 7 Questions series.

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Diversity in Hiring Practices

When our teams consist of all (or mostly) one gender, one race, one religion, one age range, etc. it is our responsibility as leaders to evaluate if that pattern aligns with our core values and if it serves the growth and health of our companies.

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