A brief article about a Northeast Ohio USA giving circle model, The Cleveland Colectivo, and it's practice of partnering with regional organizations for mutual success and sustainability.
Dennis Coughlin, Co-Founder and Director of I-Open, describes the operational design of I-Open for growth in community and economic development.
It is said that without bees, there's no environment. A story of some of the beekeeping concepts and metaphors which can be useful to expand thinking in and about human organisations.
Personal stories can inform our thinking about curriculum development as well as catalyzing new businesses. Here’s a story we can use as a model for both.
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