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Design as Learning

After working with hundreds of impact organizations we've learned three important lessons: design as learning, process as advocacy, and innovation as value creation.

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Bootstrapping a Knowledge Consulting Practice

13 strategies, best practices and tips for leaders of niche knowledge consulting practices that includes partnering with nonprofits, knowing your audience, advancing your brand, and improving your web presence and graphic standards.

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Smart Parents are Involved, Informed, Intentional, and Inspirational

From this year long investigation into parenting for powerful learning, particularly the stories contributed by 60 parents, we concluded that Smart Parents are involved, informed, intentional, and inspirational.

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Modeling Good Work

Howard Gardner suggests that children need to see their parents modeling good work; here are 7 tips.

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10 Tips for Better Speaking Engagements

Learning to speak well, engage your audience and stay relevant is an on-going process. Based on lots of lessons and some good coaching, we’ve compiled 10 tips to be an all-star public speaker in every type of engagement.

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DreamBox

Empower your students to master key concepts, increase achievement and boost long-lasting confidence with DreamBox® Intelligent Adaptive Learning™ Pre-K to Grade 5 Math.

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8 Tips to Stop Micromanaging & Start Leading

Learning to manage well, and never micromanage will improve your team members’ job satisfaction, performance and attitude. The post features 8 tips to ensure successful management not micromanagement.

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Support for Better Schools, Smarter Strategies & Stronger Advocacy

From facilitating the development of an urban school district strategic plan, to advising a major philanthropist on impact investing, first quarter Getting Smart projects focused on better schools, smarter strategies, and more powerful advocacy.

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