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I wanted to share my inspiration and design process for this year’s design Do A Lot With A Little.
We all face challenges at work and at home. Our time and money always seem to be stretched thin with “just the basics.” But when we take a moment to step back, we realize the world has even bigger problems: poverty, hunger, and human trafficking, just to name a few.
Does giving an extra dollar to the local food drive or tossing a couple coins in the Salvation Army’s red kettle really make a difference?
I know I’ve wondered that, but this phrase “Do a lot with a little” reminds me of two things:
1. You don’t need a lot to do great work.
When talented people are driven by common compassion or cause, they’re able to find creative ways to multiply scarce resources into something bigger than themselves. This is precisely the definition of any successful organization, whether it be a charity, social group, or business.