Training Leaders: Start With A Spark

Dr. Stephanie Poole Martinez is an Associate Professor of Communication at St. Edward’s University. As an educator I have often heard at conferences, graduations, and read in colleagues teaching philosophies the quote that has become a cliché and that has been misattributed at times to Yeats, “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting Read More …

Do What Moves You

Amanda Quraishi works full-time as an IT professional at Mobile Loaves and Fishes in Austin, Texas. She is also a blogger and an inter-faith activist. I’m a planner.  As a full-time-working-mother-of-two with an overflowing agenda of volunteering and extra-curricular activities, it’s really the only way I can get it all done.  I rely heavily on Read More …

The Austin Way – How I Became an Activist

Dara Carrillo, is a communications and efficiency strategist, artist, activist and founder of DC Communications Consulting.She is greatly motivated by serving others and thrives in creating ideas and bringing them to fruition. Dara helps small to medium sized businesses and nonprofit organizations streamline processes, create strong internal infrastructures, develop individuals, build team effectiveness, maximize organizational Read More …