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Stumped? A Simple Framework to Guide Your Next Decision


There are lots of decisions you need to make in a typical week. But in a social-impact environment where the ethos may be consensus and collaboration, it can be hard to determine which decisions you can make on your own, and which require input from others. Luckily, we have a framework that will illuminate your […]


Beyond the SWOT Analysis, Part 1 | Becoming a Creative Thinking Superstar

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If you’ve spent some time in the social-impact space, you know that creativity is a much needed skill. Whether we’re figuring out how to solve difficult social problems, engaging multiple stakeholders in unique ways, or asking others to dedicate their financial resources to our cause—without the wherewithal to make decisions creatively, we’d be hopelessly stuck. […]


Earth Day 2019 | Your Guide to Launching an Eco-Friendly Workplace Campaign


We can’t all work at the world’s most eco-friendly companies. But as we gear up for Earth Day on April 22, we can each take stock of the personal choices we make at work to reduce our ecological footprint and encourage our colleagues to be more eco-conscious as well. It all comes down to determining […]


Less is More | Practicing Essentialism at Work

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The concept of essentialism is becoming even more critical in a world where technology, social media, complex work projects, and multi-faceted partnerships have become the norm. How can we be our most effective when we’re stretched so thin? The answer: we can’t. Instead, let’s follow the advice of Greg McKeown, author of Essentialism: The Disciplined […]