Entries by Molly Barnes

Staying Focused While Taking the Long View

If you invest $10,000 in the stock market today, you might expect your investment to grow something like this: In 20 years, the ROI on your $10,000 investment is significant and positive. While there are important differences between investing in financial markets and promoting social change, the path to progress is similarly non-linear. Social change […]

To Drive Systemic Change, Find the Root Cause

Treat the Cause, Not the Symptoms If your phone turns off and you plug it into a charger, most likely, it turns back on. If it doesn’t, you now have to consider other potential issues in order to get it to work again. As human beings, we use linear, event-focused, cause-and-effect thinking as our go-to […]