Practical civic transformation, one community at a time

This section lists a handful of the best articles that we’ve seen over the past five years:

  • Solitude and Leadership by William Deresiewicz – – “If you want others to follow, learn to be alone with your thoughts.”
  • A Team Approach to Get Students College Ready – – David Bornstein on Blue Engine
  • Slow Ideas: Some innovations spread fast. How do you speed the ones that don’t? by Atul Gawande. “As with most difficulties in global health care, lack of adequate technology is not the biggest problem [when tackling childbirth deaths to children and their mothers]… [N]either penalties nor incentives achieve what we’re really after: a system and a culture where X is what people do, day in and day out, even when no one is watching. “You must” rewards mere compliance. Getting to “X is what we do” means establishing X as the norm. –