THE BUSINESS CASE FOR 21ST CENTURY CHARITIES

TED WEEKENDS
Human nature is inexorably fused with any charity, no matter how it is run. And human nature's drivers of selfishness, greed, emotion, altruism, and society (the human predisposition for associated living) are biologically incapable of being removed from the equation.
TED WEEKENDS
Dan Pallotta is asking the right question: what prevents social innovation from scaling up? But he is looking for answers in the wrong places.
TED WEEKENDS
The shift to a results-based approach to philanthropy will take time, but the path ahead is clear.
TED WEEKENDS
I was very nervous to ask our leadership and board to give up $350,000 in those bed nets to pay for the overhead and infrastructure of creating a public campaign to raise awareness on malaria prevention
TED WEEKENDS
Could it be that everything we've been taught about charity, and about giving, and about change is backwards? Is it possible that in the name of an ethic we are actually prolonging the suffering of millions of adults and children the world over?
TED WEEKENDS
You cannot raise a healthy, stable child in a 12-month grant cycle, and you can't drive lasting, community-focused change by conforming to status quo ideas.
TED WEEKENDS
Control has become the Catch 22 of giving. And then we wonder why the problems of the world are never fixed, why does everything we do and give, never seem to change the world?