A Wise Man Once Said

Ashley Pero News, Stories

Sometimes when things get to be a little too much and I need a break, I take out one of my favorite desk books – The World According to Mister Rogers, Important Things to Remember. Growing up I spent many mornings with Mr. Rogers and his comfortable shoes. As I have gotten older I truly realize what a remarkable and wise …

Gratitude, Happiness and Smiles, a.k.a Videos to Make Your Day Better

Ashley Pero Uncategorized

You know that website that you know you can go to if you need a little happiness in your day?  For me that is SoulPancake — specifically their YouTube channel.  In my words, SoulPancake is the place I go when I need a little pick-me-up. In their words: “Our brain batter of art, culture, science, philosophy, spirituality and humor is designed to open your mind, challenge your friends, and feel damn good.” In honor of gratitude and …

Delivering Happiness

Grace Armstrong Uncategorized

I think that everyone that runs a business, including nonprofits, should read the book Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh (Shay), the founder and CEO of Zappo’s. Zappo’s is an online retailer which begain as the first online show store but now sells many other products. It was recently acquired by Amazon, but continues to operate independently. The top goal on which Zappo’s …