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Tools for Entrepreneurs & Mental Health Resources for Media Makers

Tools for Entrepreneurs & Mental Health Resources for Media Makers


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In the overwhelming world of business ownership, having the right tools for success at your fingertips can be a game-changer. This week, we have the opportunity to share some incredible tools for entrepreneurs to increase their venture’s positive impact. If you’re in the media space (or even if you’re just a reader, viewer, or listener), check out our recent interview with some of the folks at MTV Entertainment Group, who have taken what they’ve learned from research on mental health representation in the media and launched a couple initiatives that brands of all kinds can learn from and support.

Article: 10 Simple Tools Entrepreneurs Can Use to Make a Positive Impact

For entrepreneurs and founders just getting their businesses off the ground, searching for ways to make a positive impact on people and the planet can feel daunting. You may often feel like meaningful impact projects are time consuming and impede your ability to focus on your own work. Luckily, as the sector of corporate social responsibility (CSR) continues to grow, many companies and organizations are creating innovative tools that enable you to advance positive change with relative ease.

Trending: MTV Is Changing the Way Mental Health Is Portrayed in the Media

“[The] report looked at the representation of mental health conditions across the top-rated films and TV shows of the prior year. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it found that not only were mental health conditions underrepresented, but when they were represented, it was in a way that, in a lot of cases, perpetuated stigma and misconceptions around what it’s like to experience a mental health condition. Instead of having a positive effect, these representations were having a not-so-great effect.”

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