Come alive

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” -Howard Thurman Advertisements

Feel Like Pitching In?

Today is the first day of National Volunteer Week. National Volunteer Week began in 1974 as way to highlight the importance of actively serving local communities. photo credit If you are anything like me, volunteering is great, but ‘micro-volunteering’ is more likely what you have time for. I find that between graduate school and full-time … Continue reading

Blog Buddies: How to fight information overload from the YNPN-TC Blog

Nick Cross wrote a fantastic post for the YNPN-TC blog last week, and I was delighted to be asked to contribute. See below for his insightful post about fighting information overload in an age of ever-increasing data, speed, and social media platforms. And then get off the internets and go into the woods, y’all! Happy … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Volunteer for Earth Day at Wishes for the Sky!

Earth Day is everyday. And in particular, this April 22nd, 2012! See below for an opportunity to volunteer with or join in on the nature-loving festivities at the Wishes for the Sky event in St. Paul. Featuring music, art, kite-flying, yoga, and zero-waste, there’ll be myriad ways to connect your mind, body, and heart to … Continue reading

Collaboration: An Admiration of Variation

photo credit Jamie Millard and Chris Oien, bloggers for YNPN-TC, have taken their discussion on networking from the recently posted ‘The 4-step program for successfully networking as an introvert’ a step further by asking, “What do you do to help the introverts at networking events feel comfortable?” When I read this I instantly thought, “This … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Join Service-Learning Young Professionals at Hell’s Kitchen!

Are you a young professional, or a experienced leader who supports the next generation? Do you dig service-learning as a teaching strategy to engage otherwise disengaged students? Then this networking event is definitely for you! Join emerging and seasoned professionals who care about service, learning, and everything in between on Thursday, April 12th at 8:00 … Continue reading

Listened to

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.” -Anonymous

Accepting Applications: Everyday Poems for St. Paul Sidewalks!

April showers have brought us green grass and clear streets soon to be decorated with flowers in full bloom and verses of poetry paved into St. Paul’s city sidewalks. Public Art Saint Paul has announced that it welcomes submissions from St. Paul residents for its fifth annual sidewalk poetry contest. It’s not exactly your name … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Corralling Conversations: A crash course in facilitation techniques

Minnesota Rising is pleased to be playing a hand in the upcoming YNPN-TC event, “Corralling Conversations: A crash course in facilitation techniques.” Leveraging the “Our Minnesota” Cascading Conversations Tour, we’ll be providing background on appreciative inquiry and discuss the art of one-on-ones and building trust through conversation. Join us for an exciting and interactive night … Continue reading

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] March 2012

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