Stanford Social Innovation Review: Change is fun. Change is hard. Between those truths, there yawns a large gap that poses a challenge for would-be change makers. Yet by integrating two widely influential practices -- design thinking and adaptive leadership -- social innovators can manage transformative projects in a way that's both creatively confident and relentlessly realistic.
OnBeing blog: To get good answers, you have to ask good questions. "Generally, do you think science and religion are often in conflict?" is not a very helpful question.
Fortune: America's philanthropists aren't waiting any longer for politicians or businesses to solve the world's most pressing problems. They are committing massive amounts of their own money to solve the most difficult challenges in health, education, job creation, and the environment. In doing so, they are elevating the importance of philanthropy in American society and across the world.
Religion News Service: Faith organizations are giving out water and food, but are also focused on a longer-term goal: to make sure the impoverished city is never so neglected again. "The most important role the church can have is to be the ethical watchdog for the welfare of the community," Bob Bruttell, chairman of the InterFaith Leadership Council of Metropolitan Detroit, said Tuesday.
Forbes: Quick remedies aren't a regime for managing overall health. Nor for managing a career. You can power pose like Wonder Woman to boost your self-confidence, or tweak your mornings to be more productive. Helpful stuff, but not the same as a conscious, long-term plan to develop professionally over a lifetime.