Brianne Dornbush

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Here's Why People Don't Get Your Strategy

Of the most used and least understood terms in business (and life) today, “strategy” sits atop the heap. I’m a self-confessed news junkie, hitting up numerous sites throughout the day for my latest fix. Today I have already read about BuzzFeed’s business strategy, Wal-Mart’s growth strategy, and an …

Essential Mindset Shifts for Collective Impact (SSIR)

SPONSORED SUPPLEMENT TO <i>SSIR</i> PRODUCED FOR THE COLLECTIVE IMPACT FORUM<p>Since the initial publication of “Collective Impact” in <i>Stanford Social Innovation</i> …

Pope: 'God Is Not Afraid Of New Things'

(Reuters) - Pope Francis has closed an assembly of Catholic bishops that revealed deep divisions on how to respond to homosexuality and divorce, saying on Sunday the Church should not be afraid of change and new challenges.<p>Francis, who has said he wants a more merciful and less rigid Church, made …

The Culture of Collective Impact

<i>"It took a lot of time to build trust. People had distrust for years. You can't undo that in a few meetings"</i><p>"They don't invite people like me to their tables. I went to a meeting and it was all clearly dominated by the same folks who have all the resources and don't know our community."<p>"Everyone …

There's More to Life Than Being Happy

Meaning comes from the pursuit of more complex things than happiness<p><i>"It is the very pursuit of happiness that thwarts happiness."</i><p>In September 1942, Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish psychiatrist and neurologist in Vienna, was arrested and transported to a Nazi concentration camp with his wife and …

Eyewitness to Hell: Life in Ebola-Ravaged Liberia

Eyewitness to Hell<p>Ebola in Liberia through the lens of a photographer<p>Eyewitness to Hell<p>Ebola in Liberia through the lens of a photographer<p>I graduated …

What do we do with all this big data?

Does a set of data make you feel more comfortable? More successful? Then your interpretation of it is likely wrong. In a surprisingly moving talk, …

The career advice you probably didn’t get

You’re doing everything right at work, taking all the right advice, but you’re just not moving up. Why? Susan Colantuono shares a simple, surprising …

Let's Innovate Against ISIS

German poet Friedrich Hölderlin once wrote, "But where the danger is, grows the saving power also."<p>Much has been made of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)'s technological prowess--its slick recruitment videos on Al Hayat, its glossy pages in Dabiq magazine, and its endless volley of grisly …

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Remembering The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

"Remember coming home and my mom was sitting in front of the television, crying. That they had opened and it was like: ‘What?!’" said Jenny Parkinson.<p>…

Tristan Walker: The Visible Man

A bold entrepreneur with a radical startup. An African-American. In tech, those two phrases usually don’t go together. Enter Tristan Walker.<p>Tristan Walker is in the house.<p>He is posted up in the vestibule of the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, California, where the hottest venture-capital firm in …

Collective leadership at work

I believe the capacity for initiating, leading, facilitating and sustaining the construction of meaningful futures is within all of us. If you find …

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Why Whole Foods is moving into one of the poorest neighborhoods in Chicago

By Emily Badger<p>, Reporter<p>CHICAGO—The center of Englewood has been vacant for so long that many people in the neighborhood can’t quite recall when it became that way. Thirty years ago? Forty? It was after blockbusting began on the South Side, after white flight was well underway, after the big Sears …

What Poverty Is and What It Isn't

What is poverty?<p>Poverty is not just you without resources. People sometimes say: "I know what it is to be poor: I was a student without any cash and had to struggle." There is often a misperception that a person living in poverty is just you (a middle class Westerner) without money or assets. …

Life Advice: 4 Leaders on What it Takes to Succeed

The 2014 Washington Ideas Forum gathered creative thinkers to consider our national identity, politics, and culture. We sat down with four of these …

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US data war on sex trafficking to reach Europe

LONDON, Nov 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Closer collaboration between financial institutions and New York City prosecutors is improving the chances of uncovering and convicting sex traffickers, according to Manhattan’s top prosecutor, and a similar programme will be launched in Europe.<p>District …

Stop Trying to Save the World

It seemed like such a good idea at the time: A merry-go-round hooked up to a water pump. In rural sub-Saharan Africa, where children are plentiful …

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Who Are You Looking For?

If you are like most people, you probably have heard about Hannah Graham, the second-year student at the University of Virginia who went missing on …

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Seminal Moments

Movements for Change: The Bob Fitch Photography Archive at Stanford Libraries<p>The poster was promoting <i>Movements for Change: The Bob Fitch Photography</i> …

Symphonic Leadership in a Time of Ebola

In March 2014, an outbreak of the Ebola virus began in Guinea. Without the necessary knowledge and resources the virus took hold in the country and …

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Valor in the Midst of Ebola

Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh<p>One of these medical professionals was Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh, the first to diagnose Mr. Sawyer. She and four of the …

Restorative Justice and the Power of Confession

We live in a deeply divided country. There are divides that cut across racial, political, and socioeconomic lines. These divides are the stories and …

Leadership in the Polar Vortex

On Simon’s Facebook page he answers some of the questions posed to him by his fans and he freely admits that more than a few people think he is …

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