“I’m teaching psychology to engineers,” he explains. “I teach engineers to become leaders.”
It’s not as easy as it sounds. Even the most brilliant engineers don’t develop management skills by osmosis. “And if they don’t have the stuff that I’m teaching them, they’re not going to succeed in their engineering.”
Cities that were at the forefront of limiting their own participation in aggressive federal immigration enforcement are now expanding the scope of their work: Protecting their residents from data-collection and surveillance, too.
Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend -- not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and big accomplishments (even if that comes with big expenses). In this bold talk, he says: Let's change the way we think about changing the world.