In my last message as President of the Tuxedo Park Community Association, I wanted to take the time to thank all the wonderful people that have touched my life over the last 3 years. Serving as President has been one of the most meaningful and rewarding experiences of my life. I am without a doubt … Continue reading What I Learned as a Leader of a Non-Profit Organization
Originally Written for the Tuxedo Park Community Gazette Date: September 13, 2014 Author: Tammy Maloney During our surprise snow fall in early September I came upon a tree in our neighborhood that had buckled under the weight of the snow. What struck me about this tree, unlike the hundreds of others, was that it had … Continue reading What protects ALL of us in an unpredictable world?
Written for the Government of Alberta’s Social Policy Framework by Tammy Maloney In a province as abundant and innovative as Alberta, we are perplexed by our inability to find solutions for our most complex social challenges. The reason for this is simple. Our society is bifurcated. We are either for-profit or not-for-profit. We live in the midst of … Continue reading SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: The Missing Piece to Our Social Policy Puzzle
Alberta Primetime asked: What impact would eliminating score-keeping have on Alberta kids playing minor sports? In my opinion, it’s important to continue to score-keep in sports. Choosing to eliminate score-keeping would take away a valuable and necessary learning opportunity from children. There is a creative tension that exists between collaboration and competition. When teams, organizations, … Continue reading Our Move from Competition to Collaboration
Date: October 19, 2011 Author: Tammy Maloney If you understand that opposing values live on a continuum, you recognize that a creative tension exists between them. There is no separation. Embracing this concept will move us away from the divisive and dualistic thinking that pervades our society towards a unified and holistic approach. "yin … Continue reading Aim for the Centre: It Represents a Multi-Dimensional and Balanced Approach
One of the root causes of poverty is our education system’s inability to accommodate the differing learning styles and needs of our instant gratification generation. Rote teaching methods do not inspire, capture the imagination or hold the attention of students today and high school drop out rates are a concern. To link this to poverty, … Continue reading Our Instant Gratification Generation
A new set of behaviors is forcing a rethink of old, ossified ideas about cold-blooded capitalism. We are seeing the emergence of a structure best described as The Impact Economy. This is not some bubble-driven phenomenon, but a recalibration of supply and demand based on a more accurate system of measures that internalizes externalities and prioritizes … Continue reading Capitalism Evolves as Our Values Evolve – Herein Lies its Brilliance
Date: June 10, 2011 Author: Tammy Maloney “No, not rich. I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing.” Gabriel Garcia Marquez One of the most enlightening moments during my MBA was when I put together a panel discussion for the 5th Annual IESE Doing Good and Doing Well conference. The name … Continue reading Our Move from Consumption to Community
Date: February 15, 2011 Author: Tammy Maloney I learned a new word today. Korloue Korloue is an Ogoni word meaning say what you have in mind. I learned this word today from my friend Dum. He is from the Ogoni tribe in southeast Nigeria and currently resides in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Dum and I worked together … Continue reading Korloue – My latest favourite word
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