Independently, and as creative director for United Artists Records, Seeff is perhaps best known for creating some of the greatest album covers of the 1970s and ‘80s. Along the way, the South African photographer’s uncanny ability to illuminate the true spirit of his subjects has extended well beyond celebrity portraiture, earning his work a place in museum exhibitions, on best-selling book and album covers, and in the pages of magazines like Rolling Stones, Time and Life.
Dan Pallotta revolutionizes the world by making a powerful argument for running non-profit organizations on the same standards as for-profit businesses in order to achieve scale to affect the huge health and human service problems we face. Brilliant and inspiring.
Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend -- not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and big accomplishments (even if that comes with big expenses). In this bold talk, he says: Let's change the way we think about changing the world.
This is the best video I've seen in 2012. Give it six minutes to get to the meat and you'll want to invest a full hour. Why? MIT professor and McArthur Fellow Junot Diaz gets to the core of The New America. Absolutely brilliant: Rewriting the story of America.