PHILADELPHIA (USA) – Homa Sabet Tavengar is an author and speaker on global citizenship and global inclusion, as well as a member of ebbf. Her most recent book Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be At Home in the World is being widely-acclaimed and touches subjects such as the virtues needed to be a true friend, the practice of the Golden Rule, the contribution to peace by religions, making the world a better place through local and global service and action, the Mille
MONTREAL (CANADA) – ebbf member François Couillard, CEO of CARTM (Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists) was invited by PhD Program Director Dr. Samer Faraj of Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University to speak to a class of finishing business students on the 5th of November 2013. He encouraged them to investigate a career in social enterprise as a way of seeking meaningful work opportunities. In addition, the class discussed the challenge of coll
BELFAST – ebbf’s social media officer Kathleen Holmlund, in collaboration with ViewDigital Magazine, will be hosting a one-day workshop Creating and Managing Social Media Content for nonprofits: which platform to use, what to put up, when to post it. The workshop will cover content storytelling strategies, to include campaigns to support your events. Sign up and join her on Wednesday, 27 November 2013 from 9:30am to 4:30pm in the main conference room at the Cromac Regenerati
USA – Larry Miller’s recent blog entry Leading Change presented principles and practices that will maximize the likelihood of successful change: focus, participation from senior management, increase involvement in designing the change, use whole-system thinking, optimize self-control and teamwork, create a learning community, keep a ratio of positive to negative comments 4:1, be the change you want to see, communicate frequently. Read more on Larry Miller’s blog. #published
SOUTH AFRICA – This Summer, ebbf member Dmitry Dmitriev (Zurich) attended the One Young World Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, where 1250 young delegates from 190 countries debated solutions for current pressing world issues with input from Kofi Annan, Muhammad Yunus, Richard Branson and others. From his recent HuffPo article: “renewal is not only possible; it is crucial for our future”. We need trust, authenticity and commitment to a larger purpose “and truly reinvent
Helsinki – Mika met at the #scanagile 2013 event a new concept of leadership, that makes leadership obsolete. He shared with us this view of how fellowship of purpose is the new leadership: http://micor9.wordpress.com/2013/11/14/the-fellowship-of-the-purpose #published
LOS ANGELES – Great to hear of the recent news from this ebbf member who pioneered not only new products but also a new way of servant-leadership that has ensured a very successful enterprise, caring about its people, its community … and its business.
A press release from his company stated “CEO and Founder of Phenomenex, Fasha (Farshad) Mahjoor, was voted amongst the top 100 in the world, influencing advancements in the field of analytical sciences, in “The Power List 2013”
SHANGHAI – Eleonora is currently doing her MBA at Hult in Shanghai and using her experience in using the dynamics of action labs in Milan to inspire her Fellow students at Hult. She wrote:
“I have founded a Sustainability Club at Hult International Business School. We are now starting with the activities planned, and we have the first Action Lab date setted: November 30th!
It will be promoted as a Hult’s activity, using the at Action Lab metodology.” #published
SOUTHERN FRANCE – is sitting in his sustainably heated home, preparing for his keynote, as he will be representing ebbf at the UNION OF INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS (UIA) roundtable taking place on November 12th in Brussels. He sent over inspiring description of his keynote:
Closing presentation: The Wisdom of Love – Leading with Heart and Integrity, presented by Ralph Blundell, EBBF “We are in a period of intense global change. Money is scarce, and established truths about th