Author Archives: Sasha
It is natural to seek out the roadblock, the check-point, the official approval gate: someone whose job it is to green light your idea, give you your next gig, say yes. The search for something to push against, a hurdle … Continue reading
I’ve been a big fan of Atul Gawande ever since I read Complications, which is still one of my favorite books. Gawande is a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, a professor at Harvard Medical School and the … Continue reading
No matter how many feet deep you have to dig to find it. Not just metaphorically. Actual green grass, just waiting there for the spring. Helps to remember that every now and again.
A few years into my job as a fundraiser, one of the things I grew to hate was being sent lists of rich people. What, exactly, was I supposed to do with them? Of course, by definition the people who … Continue reading
It’s so easy to end up telling this story: This is who we are. This is what we do. This is why we do it well. This is what we need. Can you help? When we should be telling this … Continue reading
I’m in India this week, and today I had the pleasure, and challenge, of facilitating a selection of “Good Society” readings with the Acumen India Fellows. The opportunity to take a step back and be reminded of the words and … Continue reading