If you’ve never heard of the concept, “Third-Party Accountability” is the idea that you can be held accountable to complete a task or reach a goal by way of enlisting others to help make sure you keep your promise. For things like quitting smoking or losing weight, this is a great way of achieving your desired result and might even make the day-to-day battle to stay on track a bit easier. For 57 year-old Len Forkas of Fairfax County, Virginia, keeping true to his promise means completing a coast-to-coast race across the United States entirely on a bicycle. Might not sound so bad to make the 3000-mile journey, but the Race Across America must be completed in a grueling span of just 12 days.
“No one left behind,” a simple, yet inspiring saying was adopted by the United Nations to promote the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Set out to be achieved by 2030, these goals will promote the universal well-being of society through a holistic approach to transform the world. The goals acknowledge prevalent issues focused on sustainable development and further promote equality across all spectrums of society. Everyone is invited to join the campaign through conversation and action to show support for the following 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Engagement - maybe the most misunderstood word in the community tech space. What does it really mean to "engage?" Is it a “like?” Or a “share?” Or a “comment?” How do we really know if a user is engaged?