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Tim Carpenter on aging and the arts

Tim Carpenter, founder and executive director of EngAGE, believes in the potential for continuing education and intellectual growth within senior living centers. EngAGE offers programs in arts, wellness and intergenerational…

Mini Case Study: Global Citizen Year’s recruitment quagmire

PROBLEM: When Abby Falik started Global Citizen Year (GCY) in 2008, the last challenge she expected to encounter was not attracting enough applicants for the organization’s program. GCY offers intense…

Mini Case Study: Lesson in partisan politics for Seventh Generation

PROBLEM: Seventh Generation seeks to blend purpose and profit, but when it comes to politics, the company is careful not to mix activism and business. That’s a lesson that co-founder…