Conscious Company Magazine partnered with leading accelerators, incubators, and educational institutions to identify 17 rising entrepreneurs who see things differently, are shaking the tree, disrupting industries, making money, and doing good. These individuals are bold. They’re young. They’re fearless. And they are the face of the up-and-coming generation of changemakers willing to risk it all to make the world a better place. Without further ado, we present 2015’s Rising Social Entrepreneurs.
The practice of mindfulness has been positively linked to better business. It has proven to enhance focus, foster better communication, lead to better decision-making, and relieve stress. Companies like Google, Target, and Twitter have included mindfulness training at their organizations, and luminaries like Richard Branson, Bill Clinton, and Eileen Fisher practice regular meditation.
We have all heard the story before: a young heir to the family company takes the reins, determined to shake things up and do things differently, and causes predictably disastrous results. What if we told you the young heir in this story was a 30-something female yoga teacher and artist, and the company was a 65-year-old trucking company — what would you expect then? Confusion? Resistance? Some comedy, even?
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".