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As Systems Collapse, Citizens Rise

Otto Scharmer | Posted 09.07.2016 | Home
Otto Scharmer

When you see the responses from the public in Germany these days you can see that at this point, the third response is shaping how people respond collectively. That does not mean that there aren't right wing people who believe that the first response (regression) is the only way.

From Individual Leadership to Collective Action

Betsy Hall McKinney | Posted 04.19.2015 | Impact
Betsy Hall McKinney

Often, our most important mentors are the people whose work goes unnoticed by many and might only affect a few.

Think, Then Act!

Michael Møller | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact
Michael Møller

we need to create space and time for this type of reflection if we want truly long-term, creative solutions that actually respond to the challenges before us in a meaningful way.

The Flawed Logic of Russian Sanctions (and Why They Might Be Useful Anyway)

Kimberly Marten | Posted 11.28.2014 | Home
Kimberly Marten

Western sanctions are harming the Russian economy, but that doesn't mean they will achieve anything the West wants in Ukraine.

The Social Impact Movement: Designing Nonprofits to Succeed

Spencer Critchley | Posted 12.07.2013 | Impact
Spencer Critchley

Recently, I raised an awkward question: "Are Nonprofits Designed to Fail?" As I wrote, for all the good work a nonprofit may do, it's often hard to tell if a it's really making a difference: fixing the underlying problem, rather than forever treating symptoms.

Weak Global Economy Tops Agenda at IMF-World Bank Gathering

iMFdirect | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business
iMFdirect

Recent turbulence in financial markets and increased risks in the global economy mean that the 2011 Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank are taking place at a critical time for the global economy.

Our Trash, Our Treasure: Make Every Monday Matter

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathleen Falsani

The ideas in the book, Every Monday Matters, are simple -- small acts that collectively add up to an enormous impact for the greater good.