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Over the years, social media has challenged, amused, embarrassed, inspired and enlightened me. In no particular order (but numbered, so I can call it a "top-10" list) here are some of my favorite moments:
Or: a Realist, a Cynic, an Optimist, and a Pragmatist debate whether to accept grant funding through a Congressional earmark…
Last I checked, huge demand and limited supply was the perfect recipe for opportunity, not failure. So, no, we don't need a new conceptual framework. We need to dig in and get our hands dirty.
"Hi. I'd like a global micro-credit initiative, a large order of AIDS education a-a-a-nd...a maternal health clinic" "Would you like to eradicate malaria with that?"
We hear “sustainability” and think of "going green" and carrying cute canvas bags to the supermarket. But succession planning and resource utilization strategy are just as much part of sustainability as those cute canvas bags.
A case for participatory development if I ever heard one:
Does everyone who's thrown themselves behind an idea develop a competitive advantage blind-spot!? Some days I think I have.
Poverty is like an exponent for suffering. The poor experience drought-squared, disease-squared, disaster-squared. It's time we figured out how to "square" our efforts as well.
They tell you that it always takes twice as long and costs twice as much as you think it will. They’re wrong. So far I’m thinking it’s more like 3-5 times as long.