The Lessons Learned From Small Businesses

Eric Jacobson

You’ll read those dozens of stories captured by three information-hungry economist/b-school professor buddies who traveled Memphis, TN to Omaha, NE; Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH, and so on. We never expected that data analysis would be the key to success for such a company. If you’re like me, you love road trips. And, if you’re like most everyone, you appreciate hearing a good story.

How Small Businesses Inspire Big Businesses

Eric Jacobson

You’ll read those dozens of stories captured by three information-hungry economist/b-school professor buddies who traveled Memphis, TN to Omaha, NE; Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH, and so on. We never expected that data analysis would be the key to success for such a company. Just imagine how intriguing it would be to hear stories about six road trips. Six road trips across the U.S.

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6 Road Trips Reveal Critical Lessons For Business Success

Eric Jacobson

You’ll read those dozens of stories captured by three information-hungry economist/b-school professor buddies who traveled Memphis, TN to Omaha, NE; Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH, and so on. We never expected that data analysis would be the key to success for such a company. If you’re like me, you love road trips. And, if you’re like most everyone, you appreciate hearing a good story.

Making Meaningful Connections: Inspiring New Report from Irvine and Helicon

Museum 2.0

If you are reading this report in Manchester or Malaysia or Memphis, you will find meaningful and useful content. I didn''t find it meaningful to imagine an institutional "balance" of the five recommended practices (welcoming spaces, relevant programming, respectful relationships, analysis for improvement, business model).

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

For the 2013 edition, we made the decision to significantly expand the amount of data in the analysis. Memphis. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report. For many years now Blackbaud has published data on the most generous online giving cities in the United States.

Bryant Terry: Eco-chef, Food Justice Activist, Author of Vegan Soul Kitchen

Have Fun - Do Good

I grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and both sets of my grandparents came from rural Mississippi. I was really moved by their analysis that looked at the intersection between poverty, institutional racism, and malnutrition, or food insecurity. "I think, in the organizing, and in the activism what gets lost so often is what we're working for. What we want is for all people to have some delicious, amazing, banging food!"