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Of Whiffenpoofs and Finding Your Voice

As many of you know, this past Sunday I hosted my annual get together with Yale’s Whiffenpoofs. It’s always a memorable event because they’re a great group of guys and the camaraderie – and maybe a little wine – flows freely. In addition to the brilliant Whiffenpoofs, we were also serenaded by Carlie & Donni, Fat Cat and Malcolm Concept. The evening was spontaneous, lively...

Teaching Others Helps You Grow

Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, shares how being of service to others has transformed his life and business. In this interview, Keith discusses how you can apply “being of service” to your life and business. Here, he discusses Greenlight Giving Foundation’s Teach & Grow program. Well, the first time I realized Teach & Grow was...

TakePart Celebrates Words2Life

Recently, Andri Antoniades met with Keith Ferrazzi to discuss how a foster father’s desire to form a deeper, stronger relationship with his foster son Daniel led to the creation of Words2Life, a rap-based program dedicated to improving the lives of foster kids. She came away from their meeting inspired by how transformative the program has been. Per Ms. Antoniades: “Relying on...

Serving Others Changes Lives — Especially Yours

Helping others is transformative. On a recent episode of our Social Capitalist podcast, Keith Ferrazzi explained how he personally experiences that transformation, and why it has led to a life-long commitment to service. Sitting with a kid who’s hungry, who’s giggling and loving his life because you’re there … that’s life changing. Being of service to a human, sitting with a...

Mission-Driven Business Serves Others

Helping others is a transformative experience. On a recent episode of our Social Capitalist podcast, Keith Ferrazzi shares how being of service has transformed his life and business. In this interview Keith discusses how you can apply the idea of “being of service,” both professionally and personally. I think they have to be driven by passion. Look, at Ferrazzi Greenlight, we...

Words2Life Featured on CBS2 Los Angeles!

We’re grateful to CBS2 Los Angeles for a special feature on Greenlight Giving Foundation’s Words2Life project. Watch the video below. Words2Life began simply as a way for a father and his foster son to communicate. “When a 12-year-old kid moves into your house and he has a lot to learn – and doesn’t want to listen – you have to find a different way to talk to each other,” says...