Johanna Fenton

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From Evaluation to Inspiration

We live in a culture saturated with evaluation.<p>In school, we learn to take tests. We take the tests, and depending on the outcome, either feel really …

Language Landscape

How to Be More Persuasive in 2014

What will make you more persuasive in 2014? Thinking less about what you want and more about what you deliver for others. Work with the principle of …

Global Perspectives

Africa's Aid Mess

The desire of distant outsiders to fix Africa may be heartfelt, but it is also age-old and even quaint. Curiously repetitive in nature, renewed and …

The Gospel Coalition (TGC)

Evangelical Christianity

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2014

<i>Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2014</i> is an annual industry forecast written by leading philanthropy scholar Lucy Bernholz about the …

Bay Psalm Book: Why the £18m price tag?

<b>The first book printed in what later became the United States of America is expected to set a world record at auction on Tuesday. The Bay Psalm Book is valued not only as an object of extreme rarity, but also as a symbol of a future nation's identity.</b><p>A few years after the Puritan "Great Migration" …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Defining Moments - Joseph Grenny

Could Reading Children's Books Help You Become a Better Business Writer?

I don’t care how old you are — 17 or 70 — as a writer you can benefit from reading children’s stories.<p>Stories like <i>Madeline</i>, <i>Interrupting Chicken</i>,</i> …

'Memories' pass between generations

<b>Behaviour can be affected by events in previous generations which have been passed on through a form of genetic memory, animal studies suggest.</b><p>Experiments showed that a traumatic event could affect the DNA in sperm and alter the brains and behaviour of subsequent generations.<p>A Nature Neuroscience …

Cherry Blossom

Fresh Stats on Where Evangelicals Donate Their Dollars (and Who's Winning)

Current Issue<p>January/February 2018Subscribe<p>Read This Issue<p><b>Cover Story: Lord of the Night</b><p>The Radical Christian Faith of Frederick Douglass<p>I Reject the …

Pope Francis calls for power to move away from Vatican

<b>Pope Francis has called for power in the Catholic Church to be devolved away from the Vatican, in the first major work he has written in the role.</b><p>In the document, he says he is open to suggestions to changes in the power of the papacy.<p>He also warns that rising global economic inequality is bound to …

Pope Francis

Five Things Evangelicals Will Cheer in Pope Francis' Plan to Change the Catholic Church

Today from the Vatican, Pope Francis released his most significant writing since taking office—the 50,000-word "Evangelii Gaudium" (The Joy of the …

5 Reasons Jamaican Culture Is the Most Popular Per Capita

<b>Jamaican Patois becoming the youth language of choice in larger countries</b><p>In some parts of England and Toronto Canada, a dialect heavy with Jamaican …

The Business Value of Joy—a Maverick Hangout with Richard Sheridan | MIX M-Prize

Watch our Maverick Hangout with Richard Sheridan, co-founder & CEO of Menlo Innovations—and learn more about Menlo's original, audacious, and …

Six Drucker Questions that Simplify a Complex Age

In 1981, Peter Drucker delivered a lecture at New York University titled “Managing the Increasing Complexity of Large Organizations.” Drawing on lessons from the auto industry, banking and beyond, he offered provocative prescriptions for coping in a world in which “the real challenge is to decide …

Blog - Lean Impact

TL;DR - After "failing fast" using crowdfunding, we're pausing Lean Impact to explore other sources of funding. If you supported the crowdfunding …

The promise of big data

Petabytes of raw information could provide clues for everything from preventing TB to shrinking health care costs—if we can figure out how to use …

The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations

<b>Note from Beth:</b> <i>Two years ago while working on a capacity building project for NGOs funded by the Dept of State in the Middle East, I found myself in</i> …

Young Saudis getting creative on YouTube | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - Turn on a Saudi television and you’ll usually get a diet of religious programming and uncontroversial imported fare. But there’s much more to a “night in” for the average Saudi - they’re also the world’s most avid watchers of YouTube.<p>A visitor is seen at the You Tube stand during …

The Ultimate Dictionary of Lean for Social Good

MVP… Pivot… Validated Learning… what does it all mean? Learn all the Lean Startup terms you need to know, along with examples from the social good …