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Economic Development

Community Development Needs a Quarterback

We need to take a new, more holistic approach to creating economic opportunity.

 

Economic Development

Will a Higher Minimum Wage Help the Poor?

Raising the minimum wage appears to help the poor, but these policies fail to create the conditions that help people move from poverty to prosperity.

By Paul Godfrey | 4 | Jun. 30, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Transforming Society’s View of Retirement

A rapidly growing group of individuals are redefining their post-midlife years in ways that hold great potential for themselves and society. SSIR x Bridgespan series.

By Marc Freedman | Jun. 17, 2014
 

Business

The Secret to Transformative Scale: Hire Right

When it comes to an organization’s ability to achieve impact, outstanding people make the difference.

By Rob Waldron | May. 22, 2014
 

Government

Government by Toolkit

Reviewed By Sonal Shah | May. 14, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Leadership Development: Five Things All Nonprofits Should Know

Why leadership development takes courage but is the best investment a nonprofit can make.

By James W. Shepard, Jr. | 3 | May. 14, 2014
 

Civil Society

The Promise of Mandatory Community Service

How a little-known tradition that helped rebuild Rwanda could help the rest of us.

By Ann Lovell | 7 | May. 7, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Transformative Scale Means “Crowding In”

We must develop and scale programs and ideas that harness the power of social movements.

By Susan Davis | 6 | Apr. 28, 2014
 

Urban Development

What Makes a “World-Class” City?

Planners must shift their attention to the informal economy that is the invisible engine of true urban greatness.

 

Education

Roundtable on Shared Value in Education

Seventeen corporate and global education leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum 2014 in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss how they are rethinking the role of business in global education.

By Mark Kramer & Kate Tallant | 22 | Mar. 24, 2014