Reading about “New Power”0

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The United Nations Foundation works to support the UN in solving some of the world’s most urgent challenges, so it’s with great interest that I read Understanding “New Power,” Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms’ new piece in the Harvard Business Review on how organizations can be most effective in driving positive change. The article is an insightful and thoughtful examination of how power is shifting in today’s world and how organizations can navigate the new landscape to help people. ...

Post in My View on November 24th, 2014

Millennials are Impatient about Climate Change — and They Should Be0

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Aaron Sherinian: Millennials are Impatient about Climate Change — and They Should Be November 12, 2014 Aaron Sherinian, vice-president of communications and public relations for the UN Foundation, says millennials’ impatience about the problems of climate change is an impetus for change. Millennials, he said, are the first generation that aren’t wasting their time debating whether climate change is a reality; they’re focused on finding solutions and results. “They’re not patient; they ...

Post in My Work on November 25th, 2014

A True Halloween Treat0

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   This is a bit of a strange tale. Strange because it is completely cliché (a story about candy as a communications metaphor during Halloween) and the fact that I don’t really like Reese’s all that much. But it is something that I have carried with me my whole life and figured I could share today with you on Halloween 2014. Growing up in South Pasadena, California, the night of Halloween was the pinnacle of sugar-induced extroversion. I loved it. It was an evening of authorized socializing ...

Post in My Life on October 31st, 2014

Give thanks with #GivingTuesday0

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Give Thanks with #GivingTuesday November 21, 2014 11:35 am  •  Charlene Winters BYU University Communications BYU graduate Aaron H. Sherinian considers himself a global extrovert and is using his natural exuberance — as well as a lot of hard work — to promote #GivingTuesday, an international movement he works on year round. “We have a day for giving thanks on the fourth Thursday of every November,” says Sherinian, the Chief Communications and Marketing Officer for the United Nations Foundation. ...

Post in News & Media on November 25th, 2014
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