participatory culture

communication

IT’S OK: A stranger is a friend we haven’t yet met

IT’S OK: A stranger is a friend we haven’t yet met

“She’s suffering from depression,” my mother tells me carefully. We’re sitting across from each other and she’s brewing...
April 27, 2016 × 0 comments

communication

THE POWER OF QUESTIONS: 8 great queries you can use as tools of transformation

THE POWER OF QUESTIONS: 8 great queries you can use as tools of transformation

Yesterday we went out with friends that we haven’t seen for a long time. The night before, I was wondering about all the...
April 3, 2016 × 0 comments

alternative education

THE MICRODEGREE DISRUPTOR: MOOCs And Microdegrees Are Leveling The Employment Field

THE MICRODEGREE DISRUPTOR: MOOCs And Microdegrees Are Leveling The Employment Field

For decades, it was commonly understood that in order to get some of the best jobs, you had to have, at minimum, a four-year college...
March 9, 2016 × 1 comment

leadership

SERVANT LEADERSHIP: Mindfulness and awareness in the workplace creates resonance and fulfillment

SERVANT LEADERSHIP: Mindfulness and awareness in the workplace creates resonance and fulfillment

Two of the most courageous elements missing from most business environments is the combination of vulnerability and mindfulness—at...
February 24, 2016 × 2 comments

peacemaking

FOCUS ON CONNECTION: How to heal the seeds of terrorism

FOCUS ON CONNECTION: How to heal the seeds of terrorism

Terrorism begins with people who feel a profound sense of anger, hurt, loss and isolation (a lone shooter; individuals who are...
December 30, 2015 × 1 comment

communication

WELL THIS IS AWKWARD: How to deal with racist relatives

WELL THIS IS AWKWARD: How to deal with racist relatives

It’s game time for people who care about social justice issues. For most of the year we can work on being better activists and...
December 6, 2015 × 1 comment

communication

BEAUTIFUL CONVERSATIONS: 5 ways to communicate and connect better

BEAUTIFUL CONVERSATIONS: 5 ways to communicate and connect better

If you were a rock, improving your ability to communicate would not be in your list of priorities. However, as a human being in...
November 4, 2015 × 0 comments

alternative education

YOU’RE ACTUALLY NOT GOOD ENOUGH: How self-esteem boosting at school actually holds students back

YOU’RE ACTUALLY NOT GOOD ENOUGH: How self-esteem boosting at school actually holds students back

There’s a growing body of research that suggests that the self-esteem movement that’s dominated education systems for the...
November 2, 2015 × 0 comments

volunteerism

WHITE PONY EXPRESS: A prototype solution to the problem of community hunger

WHITE PONY EXPRESS: A prototype solution to the problem of community hunger

It’s fairly common knowledge that approximately 40 per cent of America’s potential food supply ends up in dumpsters. However,...
October 26, 2015 × 4 comments