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7 books, 2 talks, 1 TV show and Al Pacino – what One Good Question folks are reading

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Accountability / Collective Impact / One Good Question / Questions / School Design

During every One Good Question interview, we have awesome side conversations and anecdotes that don’t make the final edit.  I’ve noticed my reading list grow in direct relationship to our side bars.  As you start planning your personal fall syllabus, here are a few titles that might resonate:   On design Aylon Samouha: The End of Average: How we succeed in a world that values sameness, Todd Rose  Rose opens his Ted Talk and book with […]

When women succeed, the world succeeds. #IWD2016

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Agency / Equity / One Good Question / Questions

In honor of International Women’s Day/ Journée des Droits des Femmes, a look back at  Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka’s talk “When women succeed, the world succeeds.” We need to get decision makers to stop seeing women as the problem or charity case. We will not overcome inequality or poverty or sustainable peace if we do not improve the lives of women. There are only 20 women heads of state in the world. if we had more female […]

The Year in Review: 10 Good Questions

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Asking the right questions is more important than having the right answers.  One of my favorite parts of the fall interviews was to hear these amazingly accomplished, visionary thinkers and doers ask questions that they couldn’t answer on their own.    Looking forward to hearing more questions in the new year. 1. Zaki’s One Good Question :  Bangladesh has made lots of progress to educate more people in our society, but we see that the system is not […]

Didn’t get the answers you wanted in 2015? Maybe you’re asking the wrong questions

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I started 2015 asking, what, I thought, was a bold, reflective question for the year.  It was our first morning in Havana, and we were introduced to the ceiba tree and her place in Cuban history : meetings, prayer, dreams, wishes, gratitude.  I took a solemn walk around the ceiba tree three times, asking for clarity for the year ahead. My professional and love lives were exploding in ways that felt beyond me.  I hoped that […]