Social Good Summit - Recap of Day 3
I only caught about half of day 3 of the Social Good Summit, but boy, was it good (I think I will have to attend live next year). Desmond Tutu, Richard Gere, Melinda Gates were among the featured speakers. A few of the quotes I wrote down: “Optimism is wobbly. I’m a prisoner of hope.” -Desmond Tutu “You could say a lot of things about Mother Theresa. ‘Macho’...
Doing good doesn’t excuse us from doing better.– Howard W. Buffett (9/19/2011 at Social Good Summit in NYC, Director of HGB Foundation)
What Charity:Water Did Right for Their 5th
There are two very important things Charity:Water recently did with their 5th Birthday Thank You videos that should be noted: 1.) They focused on the fans. Instead of talking about the milestone through the perspective of all the great things the organization did to get there, Charity:Water pointed out individual contributions that directly lead to this celebration of success. Reaching 5 years...
“For about a month I went round to people in the music business and asked them whether they had ever heard it before. So first of all I checked this melody out, and people said to me, ‘No, it’s lovely, and I’m sure it’s all yours.’ It took me a little while to allow myself to claim it, but then like a prospector I finally staked my claim; stuck a little...