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People of Heart

      By Tom Peterson Just as our most-important muscle, the heart, pumps oxygen and nutrients to the cells in our body, another heart supplies life to our communities. You see this heart in what a people do, especially how they treat others. Acts of heart are often unnoticed: speaking kind words to a lonely […]

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The many hats of world changers

  By Tom Peterson Do you see yourself in here? You are needed. No matter who you are you have some gifts, some talents, some skills to lend to some cause. Look for yourself in the following list: The one with ideas, with creativity. The one who can borrow an idea they saw somewhere else. […]

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Tererai, the improbable story of Oprah’s “favorite guest”

How one guy’s simple goal, and one woman’s determination led to Oprah’s “all-time favorite guest”   By Tom Peterson Ray White’s 30-year journalism career and passion for the cause made him a great, though unassuming, leader of public relations much of the time I was at Heifer International. While the team was small—Ray, an associate […]

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World Change on Flipboard

View my Flipboard Magazine. Click on the above image or HERE to visit Thunderhead Work’s “World Change” Flipboard Magazine.  You can see more than 170 articles from different publications about people changing the world through imagination, persistence and community. And all the other ingredients that help us move forward. Follow the link and then click […]

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Call to Action: specific, compelling, doable

  Be clear about what you want people to do.    By Tom Peterson Al Gore’s 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth gives an inside look at a presentation the former vice president made more than a thousand times. After two hours of information alerting the audience to the crisis of climate change, Gore ends with […]

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