Bouncing Forward at TGW

One commonly-used definition of “resilience” is the ability to “bounce back” after disrupting events. However, doesn’t “bouncing forward” have a more dynamic energy? It implies that something has been learned during the disruption that carries you beyond where you...

Contagion After Mass Shootings

The tragic mass shootings at the TOPS Friendly Market in Buffalo, NY and at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas show, once again, how contagious gun violence is in the United States. The burgeoning and often pernicious influence of social media has been found to...

Genocide

  I took the photo on the right when I was in Rwanda. It was during the time of year  (April) when the entire country commemorates the 1994 Genocide Against Tutsis. It was a powerful experience to walk with people who had directly experienced the genocide. Many...

A Second Pandemic

The pandemic has challenged each of us in the most fundamental ways. Ways that are necessary for stability and security. It has challenged our sense of safety: how far should I stand from this person? Am I safe in this mask? Will I be able to pay for the essentials?...

A New Year!

The arrival of a new year always encourages a review of the one that has just ended. And, there may never have been a year in the past several decades that posed so many challenges to our resilience! It has been extremely gratifying that Threshold GlobalWorks has been...