Welcome to Friday, fellow Idealists! Here is a list of links that kept us thinking and buzzing this week.
- There has been a lot of buzz around empathy and its role in creating lasting social change. Here’s how Molly Melching, Founder and Executive Director of Tostan, is leveraging empathy and community-focused philanthropy to drive change throughout Africa.
- We know introverts and extroverts might have different ideas about what makes a fun Saturday night. But what does the difference mean for careers?
- If your organization does good, it’s time to tell your story. SmartBlogs.com believes we need to adopt the idea of “story-selling”:
That’s where I believe a better, more refined approach is needed. I call it story-selling. Take the shoe company TOMS, which donates a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair purchased. A consumer’s action caused a reaction. Now that’s compelling!
- Fantasize about launching your own organization? Although it might seem like a step back, a full-time job can actually help you become a successful entrepreneur.
- How can you create influence in a world of competing ideas? John Butman, author of “Breaking Out,” says the secret lies in what he calls the “idea entrepreneur.” Watch the video to here what he has to say.