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Saving the Earth: Four Conflicting Campaigns

By Carol Sanford The latest United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report makes it clear that we are running out of time. So, you would think that those attending the SXSW Eco conference last month, a gathering of ecologically and socially minded businesses, would be singing off on the same page about climate initiatives, business citizenship, and doing good in the world. But while they shared the same concerns,...

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Announcing the Warlords of Draenor Strategy Guide

Before I get to BlizzCon, I wanted to make a quick note of a special project that I and a few of my friends and colleagues around the community have been working on. A few months ago, I was approached to help work on the Priest section of the Warlords of Draenor Strategy Guide from Brady Games. Anne Stickney (@Shadesogrey) put together an all-star team to help get you started in Warlords of Draenor when it goes live next week. I...

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Investing in People Pays Big Dividends

By Sal Giambanco When Pierre Omidyar founded Omidyar Network more than 10 years ago, he intuitively knew that it would take more than money for grantees to achieve success in advancing social good. He also understood that people provide the spark for organizational excellence, but he hadn’t worked out a human capital strategy. So he asked me to help. In a nutshell, here’s what we came up with: To execute well, for-profit and...