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Where are the Good Apples in the System?

Where are the Good Apples in the System?

Written by: Helen Hope Kimbrough A system is defined as a set of principles or procedures according to which something is done; an organized framework or method.  – Oxford Dictionary Tyre Nichols, a young soul at the age of 29, was brutally murdered by law...
8 Ways Collaboration Can Create System-Change

8 Ways Collaboration Can Create System-Change

Written by Helen Hope Kimbrough “To embrace the challenges of our time, we must embrace complexity and work collaboratively across systems of diverse stakeholders, even and especially when the path forward is unclear.”  – David Ehrlichman, author of Impact...
The Moneyball of Social Impact

The Moneyball of Social Impact

This month we are celebrating Next Stage’s ninth anniversary. Nine years?! Are you serious? It astonishes me how much time has passed. And yet in the same breath, it feels like only yesterday I was sitting at my old kitchen table, trying to figure out what it meant to...
Next Stage Wrapped: Top Blog Posts Of 2022

Next Stage Wrapped: Top Blog Posts Of 2022

End of year feels like a great time for celebration – and the perfect time to walk down memory lane. Our team took a deep dive into our content for the year to determine the top ten, most popular blog posts of the last year. We learned that many of you are...