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Our Best Education Articles of 2016

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 01.03.2017 | Education
Greater Good Science Center

By Jeremy Adam Smith It was a great year for the Greater Good Science Center's Education program. Hundreds of teachers attended our annual Summer Ins...

5 Tips for Booking Prestigious Speaking Gigs

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Back in my 20s and 30s, I made my living as a Jewish multicultural educator, lecturing at prestigious venues like Harvard University and Barnard Cente...

Money Really Does Grow On Trees: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

They say that money does not grow on trees but ask the Incas, Aztecs and Costa Rica's Chorotega people and they'd say otherwise. Before Europeans arri...

From the Roots to the Rooftops: Rising to Resiliency

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.04.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

We are at a global tipping point. Carbon levels are critical, the global population is growing to a level that is unsustainable unless we make signifi...

The Monster: A Rumination on Victor Frankenstein and the Horror of the Writing Process

S. F. Siddiqui | Posted 11.01.2016 | Arts
S. F. Siddiqui

Victor Frankenstein spent "nearly two years" digging through graves and working in his laboratory, collecting perfect pieces of the human body to anim...

Every Day of the Week (Even Weekends): This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.01.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

For some, the weekend brings 48-hours of adventure and exploration with friends and family. For others, the weekend is packed with visits to doctor's ...

Why Communication Management Trumps Time Management: Neuroscience shows that popular time management techniques CAUSE procrastination

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 10.02.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Communication Trumps Time Management. Photo source pixabay.com Time management isn't all it's cracked up to be Stephen Covey, author of The Seven Hab...

Finding Tomorrow's Leaders: Youth Hold the Vision for our Future

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.29.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

When we launched the Youth Development Hub in partnership with the Fox Family, we started from the premise that youth hold the vision for our collecti...

7 Wondrous Women: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

High-achieving women attract far more public criticism than their high-achieving male counterparts. Women are victims of sexual assault 91% of the tim...

IN CALIFORNIA, THE YOUTH HAVE THE HEART AND VISION: ALL THEY NEED IS OUR SUPPORT

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.01.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Announcing A New Grantmaking Program for California's Youth, by California's Youth. "Youth are organizing, youth are resisting racism, youth are weav...

The Future Is Bright: Youth Are Re-Imagining Our Planet

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.29.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

For the past 4 months across 5 countries, our team has held community meetings, worked the phones, had countless conversations, and traveled miles to find and support young environmental heroes. And the news is good!

In Spirit And Truth: An Interview With Laura Valenti

Grryo | Posted 08.19.2016 | Arts
Grryo

Through my images, I'm also exploring how exquisitely beautiful, painful and joyous life can be - often all at the same time.

Finding the Hidden Gems: A Perspective on Making Micro Grants in East Africa

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.07.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

As a funding organization working in over ninety countries, we have seen firsthand that the most powerful change comes from the knowledge and experien...

5 Tips On How To Get The Most Out Of A Disappointing Event

Catriona Pollard | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

I've been to many workshops and conferences, and I must say some were pretty ho hum when it came to content. It is so disappointing when this happens ...

3 Creative Ways To Market Your Business

Sophie Andrews | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

When you're a creative in business, it can be tempting to assume your work speaks for itself. Your images are awesome, your products are outstanding, and your words move people. If you build it he will come, right? Not necessarily.

Art Is... Everything: Lessons From My First Art Retreat

Scott Stabile | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts
Scott Stabile

Wild creativity lives within us all. Whether or not we play with it, whether or not we use our creative gifts to make art, only requires choosing to do so.

8 Mindfulness Tips for Business Decision Makers

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 04.21.2017 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

How great is it when a nice guy or girl finishes first? I was overjoyed to see on my LinkedIn feed that a former colleague, friend, and all-around goo...

Compassionate Communities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.19.2017 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven grantees from Nepal to California who are working towards building compassionate communities ...

East Africa Hub: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.11.2017 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven grantees across the globe in East Africa who are receiving seed grants that are inspiring cha...

The Heart of Lightness: Envision Festival 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.18.2017 | Arts
Morena Duwe

There exists a realm called Envision, betwixt beach and jungle it lies, Created with care and precision, for bright and curious eyes. The moment you p...

5 Awesome Reasons Living in a Remote Area Doesn't Limit Your Opportunities When You Are Building an Online Business

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 02.17.2017 | Business
Sky Mandala Marcano

1. Living in a smaller remote area gives you an opportunity to learn about community, connection and opportunity. I grew up shopping at a very popular...

Serenity Gathering 2016 Announces Phase 2 of Lineup

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.21.2017 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Colorful flyers adorned with geometric shapes and festival lineups are beginning to appear with more frequency in my social media feeds. Though still ...

Envision Festival 2016: Lineup, Educational Retreats And More

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.03.2017 | Arts
Morena Duwe

While many corners of the world are shrouded in cold, wind, snow and rain, the tropical climates of Costa Rica are beckoning. The depths of winter are...

Kalup (Linzy) Art Lesson U Perform

Kalup Linzy | Posted 12.20.2016 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

This past year has been filled with many ups and downs personally, professionally, and culturally. One of the ups was when I traveled to New Orleans ...

Serenity Gathering Announces Dates for 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.13.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

As autumn sweeps across the landscape and festival season begins to simmer down, daydreams of spring are already being awoken. Celebrating the Vernal ...