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Built into the foundation of free enterprise is a promise. It’s a promise that no other economic system offers. This promise has a great deal to do with your sense of well-being, that is, your happiness. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton understood this. So does renowned social scientist, Arthur Brooks. In five minutes, he explains how happiness and free enterprise are marvelously entwined.

How the Smartest Leaders Handle Risk (And So Should You)

8 Tips from a successful entrepreneur and race car driver.

I spend a lot of time wondering about risk—when to take a chance and when to play it safe. I tend to dislike risk, so this is a tough subject for me.

When Tom Panaggio, co-founder of Direct Mail Express (DME), which now employs about 400 people, published The Risk Advantage, I knew I had to talk to him. “I didn’t set out to write about risk,” he says. “I wanted to write a book applicable to small businesses and entrepreneurs.”

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What You Can Do

One of the most important things you can do to help promote gender equity, healthy relationships, positive ideals of masculinity, and help  end gender-based violence is to speak out against it.Think about the kind of man you want to be.  Be true to yourself.Be respectful towards women, girls, and other guys. Sexism and homophobia hurts us all.Never use force, threats, or violence in your relationships with others.Ask first. Whether it’s holding hands, kissing, or more, it’s important to communicate.Wear a white ribbon and speak out against violence against women.Be a good role model and share with those around you the importance of respecting women and girlsLearn about the impact of violence against women in our communities.Challenge and speak out against hurtful language, sexist jokes, and bullying.Accept your role as a guy in helping end violence against women. It affects everyone.Start a White Ribbon Club or Campaign in your school, community, place of work, or faith group/place of worship.

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