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Why Nonprofit Chronicles

Not long ago, I met Brett Jenks, the chief executive of a global conservation organization called Rare, over coffee at Peet’s, near my home in Bethesda, Md. 1,773 more words

Feedback Loops

The Wow of Wearables

The hype around wearables is deafening.  I say this from the perspective of someone who saw their application in chronic illness management 15 years ago. Of course, at that time, it was less about wearables and more about sensors in the home, but the concept was the same. 821 more words

Connected Health

Anxiety as a feedback loop

Douglas Hofstader has claimed that “I am a strange loop”. While I’m not sure I agreed with everything he was saying there, I do think that feedback loops play an important part in our mental health. 805 more words


PTSD and Mindful Meditation

There was an article in today’s Wall Street Journal called “Brain, Heal Thyself” by Norman Doidge, which was about neuroplasticity and the brain’s ability to adapt, change and heal. 1,070 more words


Jim Kim’s Bold Vision of Beneficiary Feedback in Development

This blog was originally posted by Markets for Good on Monday, January 19,2015.

The Word Bank has made a bold commitment on beneficiary feedback. In this blog David Bonbright of Keystone Accountability and Fredrik Galtung of Integrity Action explain what the Bank could do to make sure it now delivers on that promise. 848 more words

Loop Back & Learn: 4 Secrets Feedback Loops Tell You about Your Goals

Have you ever set a goal that ended up in the discard pile? I sure have. Last year I set a goal to exercise 2 to 3 times a week. 832 more words


Déjà Vu

i commented earlier that it feels very familiar to be where i am now, that is, having taken my thoughts to their logical conclusion, i find previous “networks” and even somewhat friendly working relationships have become… 1,154 more words