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    Eating the Elephant

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    “Do you know how to eat an elephant?” My father loves to ask me this question when he sees that I am totally overwhelmed. During my first month immersed in the engineering genius of EHAS (pronounced Aay-Ahs), I have had to keep reminding myself that the best way to get through something formidable, like eating an elephant, is one bite at time.  

    The Night Clinic

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    At 4pm, the market building begins to close. By 5, all the stalls have cleared out and the shops windows are shut, and so is the clinic. At the same time, new stalls are beginning to take over the open spaces outside the building, encroaching on anywhere that can take a stall, the street, the parking lots, and the bridges over the river, making the area a market running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    Tightrope Enterprises

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    Managing any type of social enterprise is truly a tightrope act: you have to find this perfect balance between implementing effective programming, while also keeping yourself afloat administratively.

    So how do you get empathy, anyway? (Hint: You won't find it in a lecture.)

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    This week I’ve been in Paris, France attending the Ashok

    Empathy is a Winning Strategy

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    Positive Coaching Alliance Founder Jim Thompson on Three Game-time Concepts to Help You On and Off the Field

    It Was Worth Fighting For

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    Looking back on the past 20 years, I can say that if it weren’t for the support of Ashoka, the capacity building courses, the exchanges with Fellows, I would not have gotten this far. It was worth fighting to be a part of Ashoka.

    Bring on Banking on Youth!

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    Social change isn’t rocket science; it’s just a matter of gumption and drive.

    Watch: Four Young Entrepreneurs with "Three Minutes to Change the World"

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    These four young innovators, and their stories of change, have been captured in a new one-hour documentary on PBS, "Three Minutes to Change the World(brought to you by the Emmy Award-winning creators of "Bill Nye the Sciene Guy" and "Biz Kid$").