Effective leaders encourage dissent and activism, combining listening skills with the ability to define and live up to a convincing moral and political vision.
We need more investors to share their impact performance data.
Too many smart people are trying to come up with too many new solutions; fostering plagiarism of successful models is the fastest track to systems change.
The funding that goes to intermediaries and consultants often dwarfs the support that social sector leaders, social entrepreneurs, and community-based advocates receive.
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Pro-privacy activists and others have a chance to reinvent the conversation about security and privacy in the digital age.
It’s easy to revert to big narratives and much harder to let small, surprising, and telling stories emerge.
Only by sharing stories of complex protagonists, messy work, and muddled results will the social sector foster understanding and gain support.
Development professionals can learn from Silicon Valley aid efforts, and create more effective and transformative change around the world.