Fostering Great Ideas
“Life in Limbo” Gains Popularity in Foster Parent Recruitment
The birth parent leans in and whispers horrific things to her child. “I don’t want you.” “I can’t protect you.” “Don’t tell anyone our family secret.” Fortunately this isn’t a glimpse into an actual parent-child interaction but rather a “Life in Limbo” role-play exercise designed to give people insights into the raw emotions experienced by those involved with the foster care system.
A Customer-Centered Approach: The Golden Nugget
In a prior life, I had it easy, analyzing the investment prospects of mid-sized companies. We understood these companies lived in a “shark tank” of competitive pressures and resource headaches. The better-run companies gained market share, used cash wisely, and had the humility to understand failure is possible.