Sunday, January 11, 2009
Thanks to social media, it's never been easier to share both misery and optimism. Check out JobeeHive's new user-generated Layoff Counter, one of the latest examples of how self-organized groups in the philanthropy, for-profit, and social advocacy sectors [among others] are popping up this recession. But optimism, too, appears to be going viral. See cellist Benjamin Zander's talk about possibility and abundance (below) at last fall's Pop!Tech conference. It's making the rounds of some nonprofit blogs and social networking sites [again]—as more social advocates and nonprofit workers of all stripes continue to face unwanted changes.