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If You’d Like to Get Into Harm’s Way…

“So, David, what are you looking for?” the convener asked. All eyes swiveled to David.

The Cambridge Symposium for Enterprise, Ethics, and Development was winding up. David responded, “We turn insider dreams into deeds, in conflict zones. So if you want to put yourself in harm’s way, we can arrange that. Or if you’d prefer to assist by remote, we can arrange that, too.”

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Dignity in the Dark

His tears flowed. This refugee just couldn’t help it. You would have wept, too.

He’d been a successful businessman. Then his home and business were bombed. He and his family are now displaced, skimping to survive in their own country.

But that’s not why he burst into tears.
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“I Once Was Blind…”

His mother died when he was ten. Her funeral marked darkness closing in on him.

Without his mother’s support, he concluded school was a dead-end. After four years wasted in classrooms, he was still illiterate.

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The Smallest One Becomes A Thousand

The impact of your generosity is multiplying, from life to life to life across Egypt.

So what kind of return on investment do you reap when you build into the lives of Egyptian child laborers? I was just in Cairo and saw the results myself.

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Haskell to Present at the Rising Global Peace Forum in Coventry, UK

David Haskell of Dreams InDeed will present “Community Cohesion in Hard Places” at the Rising Global Peace Forum 2016 on November 15-16. David will feature the impact of Joy of Giving, a visionary volunteer youth movement transcending sectarian conflict in Lebanon.

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Stanford Webinar Features Dreams InDeed’s Principles

SSIR Live! webinars feature Stanford Social Innovation Review‘s “most provocative and important topics.” Dreams InDeed’s networked approach is one of those.

With over 887 people signed up for this March 22 webinar, interest is trending on how to weave and lead networks to multiply mission impact. This is more than double the usual number of registrants on SSIR webinars. See the Network Leader Roadmap.
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Stanford Peace Innovation Lab – Berlin to Feature Dreams InDeed

“Fully booked with standing room only.” That’s the up-date we just received from the Stanford Peace Innovation Lab in Berlin.

Little did we know how poignantly relevant our topic would be when we agreed to be featured.

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Haskell to Spotlight Values at Berkeley Haas School and Finding Light in Dark Places at Los Angeles Event

Despite the headlines, positive social change is happening in some of the hardest places in the Middle East. The central place of values in these social ventures will be showcased at two events this April.

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Haskell to Spotlight Values at Oxford and Berkeley

There’s plenty of buzz in the field of social entrepreneurship on creating value, achieving impact, and leveraging scale. Less attention is focused on taking a solid stand on the bedrock of defined and practiced core values yet a growing body of research evidence makes a definitive case that the consistent practice of core values is a primary driver of enterprise outcomes.

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Dreaming of Synergy: Leverage for Impact Beyond Our Success



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