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From Personal Tragedy to Powerful Impact: Social Entrepreneur Ross Mason and HINRI

Ross Mason founded HINRI to build the capacity of social entrepreneurs with big ideas. When he was left paralyzed after a biking accident, Mason turned tragedy into impact by working through HINRI to help strengthen social sector leaders and build new organizations to address society’s unmet needs.

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Food for Thought: Fighting Malnutrition to Unlock Human Potential

The recent Nutrition for Growth Summit—and the new philanthropic coalition Stronger Foundations for Nutrition—showcase exiting new momentum to solve one of the world's oldest and greatest challenges

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Adjust Fearlessly—Even When Things Are Going Well

The willingness to fearlessly adjust and improve–even at the top of your game–is as essential to great organizations and leaders as it is to great athletes. Part 6 of the Olympic Frame of Mind Series.

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Flexing Your Stress Muscle to Achieve Optimal Results

World-class athletes and world-changing leaders know that being nervous is nothing to be afraid of. In fact, they understand that stress can actually be beneficial. Part 5 of the Olympic Frame of Mind series.

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Focus on What You Can Control

All leaders—but especially those in the social sector—must guard against distraction and against the temptation to compare themselves with what others doing. Great athletes offer a model for retaining that kind of focus. Part 4 of the Olympic Frame of Mind series.

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Persistence, Perseverance, Peak Performance

Much like star athletes, exemplary leaders in the social sector stand out for the dedication that they show over time and in the face of adversity. Part 3 of the Olympic Frame of Mind series.

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Setting the Right Goals in the Right Way

Peak performers in all fields—from world-class athletes to global changemakers—apply discipline and precision to the work of identifying both intermediate and ultimate goals. Part 2 of the Olympic Frame of Mind series.

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An Olympic Frame of Mind: How Leaders Can Hone Their Mindset For Peak Performance

The athletes who go for the gold this summer will exhibit not just amazing physical prowess but also astounding mental discipline. Behind their medal-winning achievements lies a mindset that leaders in all fields can adopt to improve their performance. Part 1 of the Olympic Frame of Mind series.

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Managing Through Complexity With Team Of Teams: How One Acre Fund Exemplifies The Future Of Work

The emerging team-of-teams organizational model offers a way to organize people that aligns beautifully with the future of work, minimizing challenges that can arise from remote, dispersed, and digital work practices. One Acre Fund provides a stellar example of how to make the most of this model.

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