There's been a lot about "giving" lately - from former President Bill Clinton's book Giving to Oprah's show on the same topic. This holiday, instead of the usual client gift, I pledged to do something to make the world a better place. On behalf of my clients, I made multiple micro loans to entrepreneurs in under-privileged nations. These entrepreneurs request a loans from Kiva (http://www.kiva.org/) so they open or finance new businesses to support themselves and their families.
Check out: http://www.kiva.org/app.php?page=businesses&action=about&id=25637&_isc= for more information.
Once they have paid back their loans, I will be re-using that money to help other entrepreneurs. Once they’ve paid back their loans, I’ll re-use that money to help more entrepreneurs. And so on, and so on.
You can thank your clients for their business in 2007 in this most unique and thoughtful way -- and help in changing the world for the better!
Here’s to your continued success, prosperity and happiness.