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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 8

January 8, 2014
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 8

How have you been making out in our Do Good Challenge?  Have you taken part in each daily task this month?  Let’s hear all about it. Today’s Do Good activity can come in many forms and shapes….what will you do?   Day 8: Practice Kindness Today   For more about Rob Greenfield be sure...
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 7

January 7, 2014
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 7

Continue following along with our 31 Day Do Good Challenge, by Rob Greenfield and start off 2014 in a way that will change your life and those around you. Each day this month we’ve been posting one simple Do Good task for you to complete.  Be sure to continue with us and help us Do Good...
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 6

January 6, 2014
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 6

As we continue with our 31 day Do Good Challenge, Rob gives us a very good task to perform today.  This one might require a little more thought and time than the others so far….but so very worth it. Day 6: Write a note of gratitude to someone who could use it.  Then give...
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 5

January 5, 2014
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 5

I sure hope you’re still keeping up with our 31 day Do Good Challenge.  The more Good we all do, the better off we’ll all be.   Day 5: Support local businesses today.  Eat local, shop local, and play local.   For more about Rob Greenfield be sure to follow him on Facebook.
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 4

January 4, 2014
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 4

Our 31 Day Do Good Challenge continues.  How are you feeling after 3 days of Do Good?   Day 4: Smile at Everyone You See…Or As Many As You Can.   For more about Rob Greenfield be sure to follow him on Facebook.
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 3

January 3, 2014
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 3

Follow along with our 31 Day Do Good Challenge, by Rob Greenfield and start off 2014 in a way that will change your life and those around you. We all know that taking a bike ride or commute does good things for yourself and the World around you….but now we have 31 additional things...
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 2

January 2, 2014
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 2

Follow along with our 31 Day Do Good Challenge, by Rob Greenfield and start off 2014 in a way that will change your life and those around you. Rob’s got a great one for us today, and it’s one that you’ve probably heard about before.  It’s a powerful gesture, and I can’t wait to...
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 1

January 1, 2014
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31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 1

Follow along with our 31 Day Do Good Challenge, by Rob Greenfield and start off 2014 in a way that will change your life and those around you. We all know that taking a bike ride or commute does good things for yourself and the World around you….but now we have 31 additional things...
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2014: The Do Good Year

December 31, 2013
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2014: The Do Good Year

Prior to 2012, I declared it the Year of the Rockstar.  I deemed 2013 as the Lucky Year.  For 2014, I’m calling it the Do Good Year. One of the best things that happened to me in 2013 was meeting Rob Greenfield and becoming friends with him.  He’s become a huge inspiration and I’m...
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Would You Still Ride if You Were a Millionaire?

December 30, 2013
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Of course you would still ride your bike…..but in this video I provide a little food for thought. I was hanging out at Port Louis and seeing those mega yachts down there got me to thinking about how life would be if it was me cruising on one of those beasts.  It was then...
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Change….Begins With You

November 13, 2013
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Change….Begins With You

It begins with you… I started to respond to the “Please Stop Killing Cyclists” post, and after a couple hours of writing I realized this might be a better blog.  Whenever I read a story about anyone losing a life in an accident it tears me up, life is so, so valuable and to have...
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How Far Would You Go to Fit In?

November 4, 2013
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How Far Would You Go to Fit In?

One of my favorite quotes of all time is: “The culture we have does not make people feel good about themselves.  And you have to be strong enough to say, if the culture doesn’t work, don’t buy it.  Create your own.”    This is a quote by a man named Morrie Schwartz, a retired...
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