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The Return of the Savvy (Scholarly?) Do Gooder

For the past five or six months, I stepped back from my work to have a baby and take some maternity leave. Now that I’ve passed the parental leave baton to my husband, I’m jumping back into the fray. As … Continue reading

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See You In January

If you’re reading this, it means we’ve come to the end of the blog posts I was able to pre-write and schedule for posting before my baby made his or her appearance and I went on mat leave in late … Continue reading

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It’s Ok to Not Be the Expert Sometimes

The flip side to the phenomenon of people wanting outside experts to tell them how to pursue their goals is people who want to be in the role of ‘expert’ at all times. This is related to the fact that … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location: The Do Gooder Lifestyle

This post is part of an ongoing series: The Do Gooder Lifestyle Sometimes, in trying to live a more ethical, sustainable, and responsible lifestyle, the best question we can ask ourselves is not what to do, but rather, where. I … Continue reading

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The Expert Inside You

In going through the feedback forms from a recent event I co-hosted for do-gooders, I noticed that some people would like more ‘experts’ in the room. More ‘successful’ people. More keynote speakers; people with answers. I remember my own ‘expert … Continue reading

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Smart Phone Epic Fail: The Do Gooder Lifestyle

This post is part of an ongoing series: The Do Gooder Lifestyle By the beginning of this year, it was clear that my old Blackberry just wasn’t cutting it anymore. No one was making or updating apps for it, the … Continue reading

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Charity is Not the Antidote to Over-Consumption

Stuff. I’ve written about how it tends to pile up, how our society seems designed to get us to accumulate more and more, and how it can become a burden. For many of us, one solution to this is to … Continue reading

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The Audric Moses Profile: The Edmonton Do Gooder Project

This post is part of The Edmonton Do Gooder Project, a series of profiles on Edmonton folks doing good in creative ways. This year’s Do Gooders were identified through a people’s choice-style process as part of The Good 100 Experiment … Continue reading

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The Dustin Bajer Profile: The Edmonton Do Gooder Project

This post is part of The Edmonton Do Gooder Project, a series of profiles on Edmonton folks doing good in creative ways. This year’s Do Gooders were identified through a people’s choice-style process as part of The Good 100 Experiment … Continue reading

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The Meghan Dear Profile: The Edmonton Do Gooder Project

This post is part of The Edmonton Do Gooder Project, a series of profiles on Edmonton folks doing good in creative ways. This year’s Do Gooders were identified through a people’s choice-style process as part of The Good 100 Experiment … Continue reading

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