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Mike Everett-Lane
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Can "Yes And" Save The World?

In addition to my do-gooder work, I'm also an improvisation trainer, teaching businesses how to work better together using techniques derived from improv. I truly believe that the cooperative nature of improvisation is a general force for good in the world. More than about "being funny," improvisation teaches us to listen, to value others' ideas, to put aside one's own interests for a time, to make the whole greater than the sum of its parts.So I thought you'd be interested in this blog post…See More
Nov 27, 2009
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Nov 27, 2009
Mike Everett-Lane and GoGreen are now friends
Nov 5, 2009
Mike Everett-Lane commented on the blog post 'Kiva, DonorsChoose.org, and Transparency'
"Kiva has changed the way it's explaining "how it works," and I'm happy they have. (Compare this: http://bit.ly/Rb8m with their explanation a year ago: http://bit.ly/3699S2 ) That's quite a list Christine (you'll want…"
Oct 26, 2009
Christine Egger commented on the blog post 'Kiva, DonorsChoose.org, and Transparency'
"Hi Mike, I intended to post a comment here much sooner but then delayed as more and more about the Kiva/DonorsChoose.org/peer-to-peer model was written. Here's a link to no less than 20 and I'm sure the list will continue to…"
Oct 26, 2009
A blog post by Mike Everett-Lane was featured

Kiva, DonorsChoose.org, and Transparency

A cross-post from my blog on Ishbadiddle.So there's been quite the debate going on in the NPIN (Nonprofit / Philanthropy / Internet Nexus, a term I just invented) about Kiva. Kiva is a microlending site where you can pick an entrepreneur and make them a loan. (Sort of a P2P Grameen Foundation.) Poor people get to start their own…See More
Oct 15, 2009
Mike Everett-Lane posted a blog post

Kiva, DonorsChoose.org, and Transparency

A cross-post from my blog on Ishbadiddle.So there's been quite the debate going on in the NPIN (Nonprofit / Philanthropy / Internet Nexus, a term I just invented) about Kiva. Kiva is a microlending site where you can pick an entrepreneur and make them a loan. (Sort of a P2P Grameen Foundation.) Poor people get to start their own…See More
Oct 15, 2009
Christine Egger commented on the blog post 'Friends of Mozilla Service Week (Part 2)'
"One word: wow. Project #3,433 is not far behind -- the Social Entrepreneur API is looking for developers to help create widgets and apps that build off of that dataset. Time to get our project listed :)"
Sep 10, 2009
A blog post by Mike Everett-Lane was featured

Friends of Mozilla Service Week (Part 2)

Last week I was writing about the amazing work that the Friends of Mozilla Service Week have been doing to make the week a success. In fact there's so much great stuff I couldn't fit it all in one post! So here's more:Grassroots.org is featuring MozService09 on its volunteer homepage and its…See More
Sep 9, 2009
A blog post by Mike Everett-Lane was featured

Friends of Mozilla Service Week (Part 1)

We're all counting down to Mozilla Service Week -- only 10 days left! Amazingly, over 7,500 volunteer hours have been donated, before the week has even begun! This is testament not only to the energy of the Mozilla community, but also to the efforts of the Friends of Mozilla Service Week. This amazing group of organizations has done incredible work to promote Mozilla…See More
Sep 4, 2009
Mike Everett-Lane posted a blog post

Friends of Mozilla Service Week (Part 1)

We're all counting down to Mozilla Service Week -- only 10 days left! Amazingly, over 7,500 volunteer hours have been donated, before the week has even begun! This is testament not only to the energy of the Mozilla community, but also to the efforts of the Friends of Mozilla Service Week. This amazing group of organizations has done incredible work to promote Mozilla…See More
Sep 4, 2009
Mike Everett-Lane commented on the blog post 'Improve Your Serve!'
"Daniel, Absolutely! Like any "serve-a-thon" I believe the benefits (to both volunteers and non-profits) will really extend beyond just the one week. I'm sure a lot of volunteers will continue working with their organizations after…"
Aug 26, 2009
Daniel Bassill commented on the blog post 'Improve Your Serve!'
"I think Mozilla Service week and events like this are great. As you can see by this story, my organization is benefiting from the creative work of volunteers at The Royal Order of Experience Design, based in Chicago. However, I'm just on of…"
Aug 22, 2009
A blog post by Mike Everett-Lane was featured

Improve Your Serve!

We here at Social Actions have been hard at work this summer trying to improve our serve. Not the tennis kind, the volunteering kind! And if you haven't heard already, it's time to sign up for a great opportunity to improve your serve -- Mozilla Service Week!During Mozilla Service Week, tech-savvy volunteers all over the globe are going to help meet the technology needs of individuals,…See More
Aug 18, 2009
Mike Everett-Lane posted a blog post

Improve Your Serve!

We here at Social Actions have been hard at work this summer trying to improve our serve. Not the tennis kind, the volunteering kind! And if you haven't heard already, it's time to sign up for a great opportunity to improve your serve -- Mozilla Service Week!During Mozilla Service Week, tech-savvy volunteers all over the globe are going to help meet the technology needs of individuals,…See More
Aug 18, 2009
A blog post by Mike Everett-Lane was featured

Evolution of a Revolution

For those of us interested in social media and social change, and how they interact, you must read Evolution of a Revolution: Visualizing Millions of Iran Tweets, which tracks the #iranelection hash-tag with lots of Tufte-friendly graphs.
Jul 30, 2009

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Mike Everett-Lane's Blog

Can "Yes And" Save The World?

In addition to my do-gooder work, I'm also an improvisation trainer, teaching businesses how to work better together using techniques derived from improv. I truly believe that the cooperative nature of improvisation is a general force for good in the world. More than about "being funny," improvisation teaches us to listen, to value others' ideas, to put aside one's own interests for a time, to make the whole greater than the sum of its parts.



So I thought you'd be interested in this… Continue

Posted on November 27, 2009 at 2:44pm

Kiva, DonorsChoose.org, and Transparency

A cross-post from my blog on Ishbadiddle.



So there's been quite the debate going on in the NPIN (Nonprofit / Philanthropy / Internet Nexus, a term I just invented) about Kiva. Kiva is a microlending site where you can pick an entrepreneur and make them a loan. (Sort of a P2P Grameen… Continue

Posted on October 15, 2009 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Friends of Mozilla Service Week (Part 2)

Last week I was writing about the amazing work that the Friends of Mozilla Service Week have been doing to make the week a success. In fact there's so much great stuff I couldn't fit it all in one post! So here's more:



Continue

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Friends of Mozilla Service Week (Part 1)

We're all counting down to Mozilla Service Week -- only 10 days left! Amazingly, over 7,500 volunteer hours have been donated, before the week has even begun! This is testament not only to the energy of the Mozilla community, but also to the efforts of the Friends of Mozilla Service Week. This amazing group of organizations has done incredible work to promote Mozilla… Continue

Posted on September 4, 2009 at 8:34am

Improve Your Serve!

We here at Social Actions have been hard at work this summer trying to improve our serve. Not the tennis kind, the volunteering kind! And if you haven't heard already, it's time to sign up for a great opportunity to improve your serve -- Mozilla Service Week!



During Mozilla Service Week, tech-savvy volunteers all over the globe are going to help meet the technology… Continue

Posted on August 18, 2009 at 4:34pm — 2 Comments

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At 9:25am on May 29, 2009, Christine Egger said…
Welcome, Mike! :)

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