Why Social Media Really Matters

Now for all the complaints about how time consuming, invasive, voyeuristic, or senseless twitter and the like have been, these communication forms are ushering in big changes to how we do good in the world,

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What Haiti Could Really Use are Some New Stories.

I know a guy who thinks Cuban women are whores. The first time he made a widely disparaging comment about Cubans, I gaped at him with a look of disbelief on my face before telling him what an ignorant ass he was. To which he responded, “What? My friend who went to Cuba told me … Continue reading

Text 501501 to Help Out in Haiti

This is a remarkable example of how technology is being utilized to mobilize people to give. Text YELE to 501501 to automatically become one of many who have given just $5 to help Haiti through this time. Yele is an organization founded by Haitian music artist Wyclef Jean. You know you’re gonna spend $5 before the … Continue reading

Getting to the Soul of Leadership

Last weekend I saw the movie Invictus and really enjoyed it. The film managed to capture the challenge of transitioning South Africa from a country under the racist regime of apartheid to a nation that was lead by a black South African leader. It’s a great movie because whether you are well versed in South … Continue reading