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Business Solves Social Problems

In a recent TED Talk, Michael Porter spoke on Why business can be good at solving social problems. Why do we turn to nonprofits, NGOs and governments to solve society’s biggest problems? Michael Porter admits he’s biased, as a business … Continue reading

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Samuel Phillips 1750-1802

Samuel Phillips (2nd) was a founder of the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Together with his uncle, John, and his father, Samuel, he also helped found Phillips Exeter Academy,  and Andover Theological Seminary. Here is his story from Phillips Genealogies; Including … Continue reading

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Samuel Phillips 1715-1790

Samuel Phillips was the primary founder of the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Together with his brother, John, and his son, Samuel, he also helped found Phillips Exeter Academy,  and Andover Theological Seminary. Here is his story from Phillips Genealogies; Including … Continue reading

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John Steel 1610?-1665

From– Cutter, William Richard, Genealogical and Family History of Central New York: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation, Volume III , 1912, p. 1499-1503. (I) [John Steel … Continue reading

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John Atwood 1576-1644

There were two men by the name “John Atwood” at Plymouth Colony, from the same Atwood Family. The Assistant Governor had no children, and the other did. Here is the wiki for the Assistant Governor: John Atwood (1576–1644) was an Assistant Governor … Continue reading

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George Phillips 1592-1644

Below are the first few paragraphs of the 272 page book, Phillips Genealogies; Including the Family of George Phillips, First Minister of Watertown, Mass., through most of the traceable branches from 1630 to the present generation; (et al.) Compiled by Albert M. … Continue reading

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