There's a video making its way around the internet that has been watched 5.6 million times.
No, not the one showing the Louisville basketball player fracturing
his leg during the NCAA tournament — it's about the state of wealth
distribution in America. For some, the revelations found in this video are just as cringe-inducing as seeing the young athlete's tibia piercing his flesh.
The video I refer to shows the enormous gap between what most
Americans perceive is happening, what they believe is the ideal, and
what is reality today.
When it comes to networking, what happens at the IS Conference doesn’t stay at the IS Conference. It can impact your work well into the future.
Legendary jazz musician Wynton Marsalis was on television during the
recent fiscal cliff debates talking about lessons Congress could learn
from jazz musicians. An odd thought, considering the free-wheeling
reputation held by practitioners of the genre. Marsalis noted that in
jazz everyone in the group gets their solo but they come together in the
end to create great music. He called the coming together -- the swing
-- suggesting lawmakers needed to get in the swing to create a democracy
that works for America.
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Guest post by Peter Drury, development director, Splash
"impact" simply quantifying your efforts to report to donors -- or is
impact something far more? This is the question posed in the Impact Master Class session, fielded by Ellen Alberding, president of The Joyce Foundation, Jeff Edmondson, managing director of the Strive Network, John Van Camp, president of Southwest Solutions, and John Bridgeland, president and CEO of Civic Enterprises.