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3 Great American Entrepreneurs and Philanthropists

3 Great American Entrepreneurs and Philanthropists

Early morning 7.00 strikes the clock and I am with my black coffee sitting in front of television to have a quick update on what is going in and around the world. All I get to see is killing, economical drifts, politics and stories of people who are still waiting for a ray of hope that could bring some light into their lives. Such an unpleasant feel in the early morning to realize that, while you are having the privilege to have a hot coffee someone in the other corner of the world is dying fighting for a glass of water. As I lean back in my sofa, I was thinking how long one would ignore these things. Not watching Television is the only option to keep you away from these things.

A philanthropist does not think that way. Few great Americans did not think a second to donate the huge amount of funds to find a solution to problems that are affecting people in various parts of world. This is the thought of wise people who does not hesitate waling that extra mile to help people in need. I, Sanjeet Veen proudly present three of my favourite philanthropists who are greater inspiration to me.

The Giving Pledge- Warren Buffet- The investor and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffet along with Melinda Gates and Bill gates co-founded -The Giving pledge in the year 2010. The main motto of this organisation is to create an open platform to all the wealthiest families in the world to donate their earnings in their lifetime or after death. The organisation focuses on various philanthropic groups giving an option to the donators to choose a cause to which they can donate their resources.

Craigconnects.org- Craig Newmark– philanthropy is not just about donating money. It is about educating people on the rights and wrongs, making them understand their civilian rights. It is also about standing for a cause, and Craig Newmark stands as best example in this category. Through his online collection of articles, Craig wishes to give voice and power to many supporters who are fighting on various grounds of injustice.

Angel Network-, Oprah winfrey-   Oprah winfrey is an example to all those women who fought the odds and made a life worth living with pride, honesty, and satisfaction. Oprah founded Angel network in the year 2000, to help people inspire in making an effort to fulfil their dreams. The organisation delivered Scholarships, awards and huge grants to people and various organisations who believed in changing h world for better.

Origin and history of the philosophy of Philanthropy

Origin and history of the philosophy of Philanthropy

History behind the term

Etymologically, Philanthropy means Love of Humanity. This should be enough for people to understand how important this philosophy is. In broad sense, Philanthropy connotes to developing, sense of caring and loving, nourishing in what to become human and humanity. The origin of the world is as old the time itself. Coined in 5th Century BCE, the word is used to describe the character ‘Prometheus’ as ‘humanity loving’. Legend has it that the philosophy was given to the humans to interpret their own species and significant who do not hold culture, fire, and even civilizations; it is believed that philanthropy would enhance human conditions thereon. Out of several contentions, numerous definitions have been shaped, one of which has been widely accepted is by Mr. Lester Salamon. He explains ‘Philanthropy is the private giving of time or valuables (money, security, property) for public purposes, and/or one form of income of private non-profit organizations” Here are few insights on Sanjeet Veen, Philanthropic understandings.

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Strategic Philanthropy and Its Creative Implementation

Strategic Philanthropy and Its Creative Implementation

Philanthropy basically  is the basic form of giving and may include donating gift certificates, contributing cash or kind, supporting and sponsoring as well as making contributions that will make a difference to those in need. However, a creative strategic philanthropy is somewhat different from the former philanthropic style in a way that they are able to help each and everyone who approaches them. It is thus an extraordinary and powerful method to amalgamate your corporate marketing goals with the desire of the general well-being for the unfortunate lot. This is termed as strategic philanthropy.

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3 Ways Your Company Can Be Benefited by Giving It Back

3 Ways Your Company Can Be Benefited by Giving It Back

Giving it back to society is a way to strengthen the moral connections, improve social awareness, and increase the customer base. Charity and philanthropy are the greatest tools through which any business can improve their customer base to increase production line. Customers are the sole creators and destroyers fir any company; let it be a Business to business or a business to customer. In a way, giving it back to society is building a peaceful positive environment in the society we live. There are many companies, which are part of communities. These communities consist of employees who socialize and live around. People who are living in neighborhood mean that the land where the company has been located is having a great value. Work force that is nearby areas allows business to grow and flourish with the soul factor of loyalty. In return, these companies can address various issues that need a quick attention to empower and uplift the life of the people. This is kind of philanthropy activity that always boosts the company to perform better.  As an active philanthropist throughout the years, here are few things I, Sanjeet Veen personally observed on how these activities helped to grow my business.

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Why Obama is a good leader?

Why Obama is a good leader?

United States of America and the politics are like cheese and sandwich; one is incomplete with the other. No countries politics or president is so famous like that of America. Everyone has curiosity on to know what is the new political update, what new agenda has been made and so on. While America is in news for various reasons, between the wars among the presidential nominees here are few things you have to know about 44th president Obama. Though politics have been my favorite topic to debate about, Barrack Obama for me is more than a president an influential leader.  I have never been so up to date about politics until Obama took over the presidency. Today my friends address me as, Sanjeet Veen American politics encyclopedia.

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Why You Should Develop Your Teens Socially?

Why You Should Develop Your Teens Socially?

Are you a concerned parent of a teenage child? Are you looking to help develop the social skills of your teenager? If you are among those seeking answers to the above questions, this article may be informative for you. First, let us discuss why it is important for kids to have good socialization skills? This is essential for kids so as to hone them for the later stages in life. Once the kids grow and attain teenage the need as well as the manner of socialization also changes in a drastic manner.

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How Philanthropic Activities Increase Your Company Value?

How Philanthropic Activities Increase Your Company Value?

When operating a business venture one is sure to feel the heat from all corners as the pressure keeps building at all stages of the workflow. In addition to this, is the constant dependency on the resources of time and money. In such situations, it is but common to feel the need to avoid any charity or giving away to the community or adding any such philanthropic activities to the ‘To Do’ list of your company. However, there are a few significant reasons why every company must adopt philanthropic measures in their recreational activities.

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How philanthropic activities develop positive attitude in kids?

How philanthropic activities develop positive attitude in kids?

Adults are the roles models in bringing up children with moral responsibilities and making them understand their duties. I always believe that philanthropy is more than an industry is a practice that has to be encouraged among children to make them aware of the social issues and how they can shoulder to curb these problems. Most of us directly or indirectly are involved in various charitable causes, but how many of us involve us kids to be an active participant in these events? As parents, we all want our kids to become a responsible disciplined individual.

Has anyone thought about making them our kids a responsible citizen by contributing his share of involvement in helping the people in need or supporting a social cause? Child growth is greatly influenced by the steps taken by parents. We often focus on children to take up great careers, become successful, bring good grades and be the best. However, we always forget to make them good human beings. For me Sanjeet Veen, philanthropy is an integral part of life that has been strongly incorporated by parents. I always feel parents should take up their part in making the kids embrace the future by inculcating practices that transforms them into positive and open-minded individuals.

A small organization or a worldwide organization, philanthropy has become an integral part of every community.  Making kids understand this integral aspect of philanthropy is easy than motivating an adult to it. Making philanthropy has an important aspect of kids life will transform him/her into a great human being who can be a leader or innovators to bring a positive change in society. However, here are few benefits of teaching philanthropic to kids that can build a positive attitude in your kid.

  • A kid who is more into charitable causes and support social issues will be able voice their opinion with ease and confidence. It will build their self-esteem.
  • Kids will understand how blessed they are for the kind of life they are living and will appreciate and acknowledge everything around them.
  • They will be able to communicate in the group also develop a helping nature towards others.
  • As per the research, Kids involved in philanthropic activities are more active and focus than kids who are devoid of the practices.
  • Kids have a strong zeal to be a part of charity never go through phase of depression and have the ability to fight back any issues that can drain their emotional strength.
  • Kids will become stronger in decision-making and will be able to evaluate the things exactly.
What it means to be a human?

What it means to be a human?

Philanthropy till date does not have a definite meaning and is still a matter of contention among many authors and writers who deploy the meaning with reference to their particular interests and subjects. Nevertheless it has been best defined as the private giving away of resources such as money, security or property for public disposal with one or more forms of income with the help of private non- profit organizations. It means to develop a sense of care and affection for fellow humans and involves a benefactor and a beneficiary in the process of giving and receiving.

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