Be a hero! Save your nonprofit a big chunk of change. Year after year. Okay, this is going to sound like an ad. But there’s no down side. Only winners, including the cause you’re working on! Here’s the easiest way to save funds your nonprofit won’t have to raise. And it’s […]
By Tom Peterson Many of us at the Clinton School of Public Service are into something called Liberating Structures. It’s because of fellow adjunct professor, Arvind Singhal. I first learned of it when two students facilitated a meeting I held on revitalizing our Main Street. They used a few Liberating Structures exercises, and […]
Perhaps due to my particular quirks, no book in recent years has been more helpful than Scott Belsky’s Making Ideas Happen. We all have ideas, even good ideas. What sets the people with lots of ideas apart from successful ideas is turning them to reality. That’s the rub. Belsky, the founder/CEO […]
“The best way to predict the future is to create it,” Peter Drucker said. And that’s at the heart of Maximize Your Potential. It’s the second (after Manage Your Day-to-Day) of a three-part series being developed by 99u. This compact book comes from the folks who don’t want to help us get […]
Understated conversations. with the intimacy of a coffee shop. About insecurities, beginnings, changes. Café Impact’s self-described caffeinated barista host, Jonathan Lewis, is a regular blogger for Huffington Post and was an entrepreneur in social enterprises focused on impact. Lewis has created a series of video conversations with leaders in nonprofits. Lasting for only a few minutes, […]
Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, talks about the flip side of make the world better — make it suck less.
Simple yet creative campaigns can bring viral attention to a cause. This video spotlights people waiting for organs — in this case, a 27-year-old dialysis patient who’s waited for a kidney for seven years.
At the beginning of his book Blessed Unrest, Paul Hawken talks about a “coalescence of hundreds of thousands of organizations” across the planet.
Just a short piece that celebrates 100 years of the Anti-Defamation League work to create a world without hate.
Now that those unspeakable things have happened on Game of Thrones and the season has drawn to an end, you may find yourself wondering what do I watch now? Maybe you should turn to Open Culture.