Solutions For Success: D, E, F

Successful solutions for you to choose from or combine.

Some of the examples are for personal success.
Personal success increases your ability to create other successes.

Some examples are for understanding situations.
Understanding helps you choose effective solutions.

Some examples appear in more than one category.

Make your success more likely by following a path to spectacular success and
using the 26 ingredients for spectacular success.

Paula M. Kramer adds new examples as she finds them.


“Young North Korean defectors find lifeline in friendly school in South”
John Power
The Christian Science Monitor
July 17, 2015


Developing Countries

World Computer Exchange



“Building a Disability-Friendly Workplace: Why Includability Matters”
Shanti Raghavan
India Development Review
November 25, 2021

Disabled But Not Really

“Newly disabled people aren’t given a ‘how-to’ guide. Disability doulas are closing those gaps.”
Jasmine Mithani
The 19th News
July 26, 2023

Ramp Your Voice

“The Right Words at the Right Time: Marlo Thomas and Friends”
Chuck Close Chapter, pages 50 to 52, quote on 52.
“I’m not a hero. I have a wife who fought for me, and I’m an optimist by nature. But that’s not all it takes. You have to be lucky with your body, too. I don’t believe in the punish-the-victim mentality I saw in the hospital. This was the notion that if you didn’t get better it was because you didn’t have the right attitude. But, you know, life isn’t always fair. Some people in the hospital refused to go to therapy and would lie around and whine and be shitty to the nurses and they got better. And some other people had wonderful attitudes, worked their butts off, but didn’t get better at all.”



Diversity, Inc.


Doing Good

Big Hearted Battles

Drinking & Driving

“After lengthy debate, Brazil’s Drink-Driving Law is fully ratified”
Departmental News
World Health Organization
August 1, 2022


Ecological / Environmental Restoration

“Achieving ecological restoration by working with local people: a Chinese scholar seeks win-win paths”
Heran Zheng
Guosheng Wang
Ecology and Society
Vol. 19, No. 3 (Sep 2014), 6 pages

“Australia’s rainforest species gain ground through landscape linkages”
Amanda Freeman
December 24, 2021

Glass Half Full

Indiana Department of Environmental Management


Economic Development

“Trump’s dream of blue-collar jobs? In Kokomo, success calls for more.”
Laurent Belsie
The Christian Science Monitor
June 9, 2017

“Venture Hubs Across America: How to Reinvigorate Regional Economies”
Imani Augustus
Jazzelynn Hawkins
Alliance For Entrepreneurial Equity
June 28, 2023



“According to “A Is for Answers” in September, my school should be a dismal failure: over 2400 students, 80% minority, teachers never make over $48K. Surprise! Over 90% of our students pass the state exam, and the dropout rate is only 2.2%. How! We hire pros and treat them as such. No signing in, no curriculum guides (other than state mandates), no micromanaging. Just a strong program for rookie teachers to bring them into the “family.”
Leslie Rush
History Department
American High School
El Paso, Texas
School Daze
You Said It
Reader’s Digest
December 2001, pages 9-10.

“African Company Pays People to Learn Computer Science”
Allie Bidwell
US News & World Report
May 14, 2015

American Exchange Project
Free for high school seniors in AEP’s partner high schools

“I have always felt that the large eastern universities are sought after for no reason other than name. When my children were applying to college we discovered that many prominent people went to state schools and did quite well. So I told them they could go to any college they wanted as long as it was in state. All three went to schools that offered excellent educations, lower tuition, smaller campuses and, best of all, teachers that are all Ph.D.s and do their own teaching–no grad students teaching like in bigger universities. My children are happy and doing well, all for about a third of what Harvard costs.”
“For College-Bound Students”
Nilsa V. Lobdell
Newsweek Magazine Letters
September 11, 2006: pages 14-16.

“How Do Immigrant Students Affect Their Classmates’ Academic Performance?”
David Figlio
Paola Giuliano
Riccardo Marchingiglio
Umut Ozek
Paola Sapienza
May 3, 2021

“How I’ve Kept Thousands of Children in School During the Pandemic Using Only My Phone”
Basirat Ajayi
Global Citizen
May 26, 2021

“How these HBCU presidents fixed their colleges’ financial futures”
Ira Porter
The Christian Science Monitor
February 22, 2023

“Meriden’s Ben Franklin School spotlighted for students’ growth in math”
Michael Gagne
December 2, 2022

“Microschools Are Proving to Be a Winning Option in Las Vegas”
Kerry McDonald
FEE Stories
February 25, 2023

Tech skills training and quality job placement

“Re-imagining education”
Susan Patrick
Readers Write
The Christian Science Monitor
March 12, 2023

Rural Schools Innovation Zone

“Why a good racial mix may also create a sense of comfort at school”
Gretel Kauffman
The Christian Science Monitor
June 21, 2017

“School that takes in delinquent teens develops college, career prep program”
Vic Faust
January 10, 2018

“Sheridan teacher revolutionizes school’s approach to reading”
Tennessee Watson
June 12, 2023



“At This Swedish Apartment Building, Young and Old Promise to Interact”
RTBC Staff
Reasons To Be Cheerful
March 29, 2023

“Help Bring Music to Those in Need”
Music and Memory

Lifeforce in Later Years



Jobs With Justice

“Who Really Creates the Jobs?”
Bo Burlingham
Inc. Magazine
October 2012


Endangered Species

“Headstarting as a cost-effective conservation strategy for an endangered mammal”
Alexandra K. Ross, Jasmin C. Lawes, Andrew Elphinstone, Sally Stutsel, Mike Letnic
ScienceDirect Volume 31, Issue 10, pages R465-R466
May 2021

“Land iguanas born again on island in Galapagos”
Global Times
August 2, 2022

“Operation Pangolin launches to save world’s most trafficked wild animal”
JoAnn Adkins
FIU News
February 16, 2023



“Eying Russia, Lithuania prepped for energy “Independence’ years ago”
Lenora Chu
The Christian Science Monitor
August 15, 2022

“Green energy from the grassroots”
Monitor’s Editorial Board
The Christian Science Monitor
March 16, 2023

“The wave power generator experts say ‘proves ocean energy can work’ is already powering Australian homes”
Jessica Mora
July 30, 2022


Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Equity Literacy Institute


Ex-Offender Re-Entry

Homeboy Industries

Second Chance Center, Inc.



“In Jordanian city hit by ISIS, old lessons on Christian-Muslim coexistence”
Taylor Luck
The Christian Science Monitor
May 23, 2017



May it Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers



“German town tricks neo-Nazis into raising thousands of eruos for anti-extremist charity”
Elena Cresci
The Guardian
November 18, 2014



Blue Tin Production



Bite Club



“As flooding increases, these cities are designed to work with — not against — the water. Here’s how they’re doing it”
Laura Paddison
March 26, 2023

“People Power Stopping Flooding in New Orleans”
Emily Nonko
The Solutions Journal Exchange
November 22, 2021

“When the floods surged, a focus on readiness helped Vermont”
Kendra Nordin Beato
Millie Brigaud
The Christian Science Monitor
July 14, 2023



The Alliance to End Hunger

“Stealth” food banks serve the undocumented”
Feven Merid
The Counter
July 21, 2020


Foster Care

“A foster care system where every child has a loving home”
Sixto Cancel

“States Change How They Recruit Foster Parents”
Kelli Kennedy
Miami Herald
December 31, 2011


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Updated December 29, 2023.