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Global Giving: Small is beautiful, mostly

The notion that small is beautiful crosses ideological lines. E.F. Schumacher’s 1973 classic, Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered, which was shaped by Buddhist thought and the environmental movement, helped brings us farmer’s markets, tiny houses and anti-globalization activism.  1,018 more words

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The Key to Learning, and Loving = Childlike Language & Feedback Loops

A friend of mine recently gave me a copy of a flip book he made for a class he taught this past semester. It’s a thin book with a picture of a duck/rabbit on the cover, depending on how you look at it (the course was on Innovation). 411 more words

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Feedback Loops in Agile

Feedback loops are one of those things we all know something about, from the annual review process, to the speedometer on the car we are driving, we are receiving feedback from the world around us that we can act on it. 1,221 more words

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Foundations, nonprofits and performance anxiety

Hotels routinely survey guests after their stay. Airlines, too. Amazon wants to know whether I liked the book/TV show/kitchen gadget. Nonprofits? Not so much.

Businesses strive to measure–and improve–their performance, often by seeking feedback from their customers. 862 more words

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CONSULTING & COACHING: A Review of Gary McIntosh's book "Taking Your Church to the Next Level"

Book: Taking Your Church to the Next Level, Author: Gary McIntosh (2009) reviewed by John (Jack) Pladdys, 4/14/15.

What section of the book (pages and/or chapter) impacted you the most and why? 515 more words

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