Seeing the Dalai Lama Live + Social Media

Today I had the amazing opportunity of getting to hear the XIV Dalai Lama speak live at my Alma Mater  – Loyola University Chicago. I’d been looking forward to it for weeks and it was just as amazing as I thought it would be.

His speech was on “Interfaith Collaboration” and he stressed the importance of finding inner peace and self confidence being the foundation of living in a more accepting and collaborative world. I’ve heard that he’s a pretty funny person, but hearing his jokes firsthand was something else. He had the audience laughing multiple times throughout the lecture. It was great to see that he acted like a normal person. In fact, that was his opening point, he’s just a regular person like anyone else we know. Continue reading

Social Enterprise Summit Chicago

“The Social Enterprise Summit is THE gathering for social practitioners and experts who are using business methods to solve the most pressing human, social, and environmental problems.”

The Chicago 2011 Summit is next week from October 30th through November 2nd and we’re proud to say that Blueye’s Abby Ross is going to be speaking at the event!

Heather Williams and Jenn McTigue will be there as well live tweeting from the event under @SEAlliance and @BlueyeCreative where you can keep up with great talking points that come up throughout the summit.  You can also follow the conversation with the #SEASummit hashtag on Twitter. Keeping yourself informed about the summit is easy. You can also check out the Facebook and LinkedIn pages for the latest conversation surrounding the event next week.

It’s not too late to join us at the Social Enterprise Summit and do some live tweeting too.  Tickets are still available and you can save $50 by entering the code: BUZZ50.

Feel free to let us know what you’re most interested in learning about and we’ll try to keep you updated on those topics.

Hope to see you there!