Blog

Innovate the Lean Way

Innovate the Lean Way

Elizabeth Weaver Engel, M.A., CAE, is CEO and Chief Strategist at Spark Consulting LLC. For more than twenty years, Elizabeth has helped associations grow in membership, marketing, communications, public presence, and especially revenue, which is what Spark is all about. She speaks and writes frequently on a variety of topics in association management. When she’s not […]

High Tech/High Touch

High Tech/High Touch

In a world of smartphones, computers, social media and the internet, the question of how we humans understand our relationship with technology has become paramount. Studies show that too much technology is debilitating on human brain function, stifles emotions, affects our memories, and leads to all sorts of antisocial behavior. Addictions to various forms of […]

Sri Lanka: Gateway to Asia

Sri Lanka: Gateway to Asia

Raji Jayasinghe, our VP for Asia and Press Officer, and Dilini Gunasekera, our Country Director for Sri Lanka, and I just spent two weeks in Sri Lanka developing a range of partnerships that are positioning Ubiquity to provide high quality education for Sri Lanka and the Asian market. This is an extremely exciting opportunity for […]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Linda Elder

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Linda Elder

What is your passion? One of my most significant passions is to help cultivate fairminded, critical societies through the development of human ideas. How have you manifested this passion to impact the world in a positive way? The world as we know it today is replete with nonsensical ideas and beliefs which often cause suffering […]

Partnering with Purpose

Partnering with Purpose

I had just finished our keynote speech at the AIESEC International Congress in Egypt and an AIESECer came up to me, shook my hand and said “This really is going to change the world.” I was just recovering from a standing ovation and this comment forced me to accept that maybe it was actually true! […]

The Time has Come

The Time has Come

Take a look at this from Stephen Colbert today: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/stephen-colbert-trump-putin-intervention_us_5b517dfde4b0b15aba8d520b He pierces to the heart of our situation. This is all hands on deck now. Putin and Trump have formed an alliance to destroy the world system as we know it and rebuild it in their image as mafiosi thugs, which will start by destroying […]

Chartres Academy on Geometrica

Chartres Academy on Geometrica

The course offered by our New Chartres Academy on Geometrica July 1-8 in Chartres, France drew nearly 90 students, faculty and staff, our largest Learning Journey of the year. For seven days, the group met together to study the intricacies of geometry and the 5 Platonic solids, the basic building blocks of the universe. Contemplating […]