And Enable Me To…. Have the confidence to try as hard as I can, knowing that when I fall, I have a network of people to Support Me Share My Mistakes With Learn From Look Up To Inspire “If You Stand For A Reason, Be Prepared To Stand Alone Like A Tree. If You Fall On The Ground, Fall As A Seed That Grows Back To Fight Again.” 5
So that I can… Have a greater impact as an agent of change by learning how to minimize the negative impacts my actions will have on other social goals that might conflict with my own 6
It will teach me that there is not…. 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 or 6 or 7 7 solutions to the problems we face today, but millions of points of collaboration.
It Will Challenge Me By…. Engaging with those who share different beliefs Exposing me to new methods Seeing new solutions And most of all… realizing that we don’t all agree on the same root problems 8
In doing so, I hope to… Redefine my assumptions Revaluate my goals Broaden my horizons Make innovation a constant 9
Specific Goals Expand network of the nonprofit I recently started (New Incentives) Find new ways to collaborate with organizations that share similar goals Receive criticism on New Incentives’ model Apply lessons learned from case studies to my current work Learn how to foster change in non-work environments 10