Meme change needed, from “giving back” to simply “giving”

We really need to change the meme – “giving back” to simply “giving”. The term “giving back” implies that the person doing the giving back took something that wasn’t theirs from the start. Think about it. It starts from a young age. Do you remember hearing “GIVE THAT BACK!” after taking something from a sibling to tease them? (I do – guilty as charged!)

The term “giving back” shifts society’s mindset, the way business owners are viewed from value creators (which ...

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Acton University

ActonUnivLogoI attended Acton University last week in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I decided to attend because of the mission of the Acton Institute which is “to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles.”  Love the concept of getting back to basics which made our country prosperous.

The mission of my organization, Attollo,  “Advancing Justice and Peace Through ...

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