Curated Portals for World Changers
Videos, podcasts, articles, and trusted resources to help your journey towards inspiration and impact
Symbols and Change
Why Native Plants?
Beautiful Trouble's Toolbox
How Do Ideas Spread?
A process of inquiry and dialogue, AI focuses on peoples’ and groups strengths, successes, and potential.
Done is Better than Perfect
As you create projects and campaigns to improve the world, don’t shoot for perfect: go for the done.
Americans Who Tell the Truth
“Harmonic Portal.” Robert Shetterly’s inspirational portraits of American truth-tellers, with stories.
Kaizen means good change—making small improvements to any kind of work that over time add up to create dramatic results.
The Hero's Journey
The Mighty Message
Tell your stories, present your case, call us to action through all kinds of media. Your words can change the world!
Creative tool for organizing thoughts, understanding, planning and writing. Works for individuals or groups.
Yin Yang of Growing Your Cause
Grow your cause by both incrementally improving the programs, funding, etc, while looking for the breakthrough.
Community Asset Mapping
A process to help communities discover their potentials by identifying resources, strengths, and capacities.
How can Hospitals improve access?
“Harmonic Portal” at Stakeholder Health. 10 ways hospitals can inprove healthcare access.
Fueled by determination and a refusal to give up, tenacity becomes the driving force behind meaningful change.
Framing for Change
Framing through language. Shape conversations, expose wrongs, inspire action. Words pave paths, establish legitimacy.
Social marketing uses traditional marketing tools to promote beneficial ideas, good behaviors, and social causes.
Bias for Action
Prioritazing action over inaction. It’s being proactive and agile in responding to challenges or opportunities.
Imagine a Better World
World changers need at least a rough sense of what the new world they want to create looks like. Can you picture it?
Target Marketing for Nonprofits: Identifying and reaching your niche audience for effective mission-driven impact.
Power of Repetition
Unlock the Power of Repetition: Master skills, conquer tasks, and build lasting habits for individuals and groups.
Community Tool Box
Harmonic Portal: Tools for building healthier societies. Community assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, and advocacy.
Ask for Help
Learn effective ways to ask for help and drive change with practical strategies, videos, and valuable resources.
Yin & Yang of Growth
Grow your nonprofit or cause by doing two seemingly opposite things at once. First, incrementally improve the programs, funding, and so on, that already work well or at least have potential. At the same time, constantly look for those breakthrough ideas that can take your cause and impact to a new place.
By Tom Peterson One day driving on a busy street in my neighborhood, I noticed a couple of kids in their yard holding up signs, flagging down cars. A few adults sat nearby in lawn chairs watching and laughing. I was about to keep going when I realized what was...
Most of us aren’t naturally bold. Fortunately, audacity is an attitude to be nurtured and a skill that can be learned. Audacity for its own sake is not the point. It’s not about being loud and wearing a large yellow hat to stand out in the crowd (although if you want...
ORDER the Book HERE Democracy at risk. Last chance to save the world. Enormous gap between the ultra-rich and billions of struggling people. Huge needs in every community. In Want to Change the World Tom Peterson celebrates the giant Movement that is taking...