Ryan Makhani

New Manifesto 2018 Desk Calendar

Here is the new 2018 Manifesto Calendar. At the end of 2016, we changed “learning over performance” to “learning over ranking.” We realized that performance has many different connotations in school compared to entrepreneurship and work. A young innovator in a workshop also pointed out that when he thinks about performance, it is connected to […]

Possibly The Easiest Way To Give Ever

With the refugees crisis and poverty, one in seven kids in world do not have enough food to live an active life. To help a hungry child, the World Food Programme has made it easier than ever before to give. With a tap on your smartphone you can “share the meal” with a child in need. […]


As part of the NOW movement with Derek Sivers, I have decided to join and create the following page for BuildMyIdea.org. I believe that it will enable more focus and clarity. Now I am: adding value to students in middle school and high school by shining light on the importance of self-awareness, on their ability […]

Have You Heard of the app Stop Breath Think?

What is it? Stop Breathe Think is a free app that allows people recognize their emotions and rejuvenate quickly. You identify your emotions and then select a recommended guided meditation. Who uses it? Anyone who experiences stress, anger or frustration. All students, parents, teachers, entrepreneurs and leaders could benefit from tools that enable their own well-being. How […]

Have You Heard of Fotojet?

What is it? Fotojet is a simple and free photo collage creation tool. You can make a card, poster or social media image quickly. It requires no email address or account. Who uses it? Anyone who wants to make a card or any type of visual. Students, parents, teachers, entrepreneurs and leaders could benefit from a tool that […]

Have You Made a FROG Before?

This is not about a “frog” in dissection or teaching a science class. FROG stands for Free Resources Online Grouped (FROG). In today’s connected world of abundant digital resources we need a filter that allows us to engage with certain topics of interest and weeds out the millions of hits. Therefore, a FROG is any […]