Top 100+ Not-For-Profit digital inspirations

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(Via Here’s the vision:
“Our vision is to become the world’s #1 digital not-for-profit by 2016.”

That’s what people call a BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal)! What we’re going to follow here is the list of ‘Top 100+ Non-For-Profit Inspirations, Technologies, Websites and Apps.’

Category #1 — Youth Targeted Digital Causes

Top 100+ non-profit digital assets categorized into 14 categories, we begin with Category #1 — Youth Targeted Digital Causes and the first 11 specific examples.

The number #1 digital non-for-profit in this category is:

Will you stand up for young people? — #StandForYouth — Millions of people responded in 2012. Watch as millions more stand up for youth this year. Celebrate youth. Stand up for Youth. Be a part of making a difference around the world!

What’s in it for you? A brighter tomorrow!

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Your Voice. Your Passion. Around the Globe. Real-time conversations, stories with young people — movement leaders — and industry experts - audio, video.

Advocacy…for the well being of young people.

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1.8 Billion young people

From — Listen. Learn. Communicate. Yexchange.TV is a channel — for YOU! — for just that purpose. Communication.

Also: “Recession Thoughts” by Tom Peters. See where he points out the power of young people — in good times and in bad times — and what we should all do. Do you agree?

The 2014 Playbook — One Million Voices (OMV)

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One Million Voices — OMV is about youth, youth, youth! 1,000,000 youth and their voices about what the YMCA is and will be. About what the YMCA needs to become as it celebrates its 170th year of global service and prepares for an equally long future and beyond.

One million voices. One million youth. Their impact? Millions and millions of parents, their children and their children’s children. Find out how you can get involved. Contact Selma Zaidi.

The 2014 Playbook — Change Agents

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World YMCA 2014 Playbook — Part 2 of 4: Change Agents — And here’s a recent post by Management Guru Tom Peters about “Change/Change Agents”. And just wait until you read and see the very last word! What do you think? Do you think he’s on to something? ☺ Enjoy!

The 2014 Playbook — Introduction

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World YMCA 2014 Playbook — Celebrating the YMCA’s 170th year of service around the globe. From its humble beginnings in London, England in 1844 to now, 2014, serving in 119 countries.

In the world of sports the playbook is a team’s action plan for the game.

The playbook makes the strategy easy to understand so that every player involved knows exactly what is happening every step of the way.

Friday Fun: The Cub and a GoPro camera

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Whew! Friday.

Yexchange.TV — Whew! Made it to Friday. So… it’s time for some ‘Friday Fun’. And what could be more fun than watching some adorable lion cubs — curious lion cubs — and a GoPro camera? Well check out this video clip and see for yourself. Enjoy! And as they say in Paris ‘Bon Week-end!’

The “C” in the YMCA

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Mystery Guest

A YCast Productions Podcast Episode #4: These four young leaders talk about their backgrounds, how they came to be at their YMCAs and the role of the “C” in the YMCA in their everyday lives and at work. You’ll hear Matt, Jordan, Kim and a “mystery” guest talk in this camp setting about the mission work they do that’s at the very center of who they are.

Do you know who the mystery guest is? Well… give a listen and find out. ☺

what’s a heaven for.” — Robert Browning

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That’s you. On the stage.

Yexchange.TV — That’s you on the stage. Look at your audience. You’re the expert in your field. Your message is powerful and compelling. People’s lives will be changed.

You’ve rehearsed your presentation over and over in the mirror and with colleagues and friends. You are ready. Are you? Really?

Look again at the audience. Where are the greatest number of people? Where are they sitting? Now, look again where you are. Look at the back row of people. Now back at you.

How do you reach those people in the back row? Simple. Amplify. It’s that easy. Yet without amplification, your message — as great as it is — stands no chance of reaching those masses in the back row. …

Our beliefs are wrong

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Dan Gilbert

Dan Gilbert, author of "Stumbling on Happiness," challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned.

Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert says our beliefs about what will make us happy are often wrong -- a premise he supports with intriguing research, and explains in his accessible and unexpectedly funny book, Stumbling on Happiness.

TED Talk: Dan Gilbert — 6+Million Views!



Amplify. Your Voice. Your Passion. Around the Globe.

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