Ryan Makhani

New Manifesto 2017 Desk Calendar

Here is a revised and new manifesto. We have 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 highly connected to learning. First, we […]

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 […]

Recycle Your eWaste

What do you do with used batteries? What about an old broken phone or useless wires? There is an entire stock pile of electronic gizmos and gadgets that are no longer used and just end up in the dumpster. With no hope of breaking down they end up in piles at a landfill and may […]

Serve on MLK Day: A Day On, Not a Day Off

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is to be a day “On” for action as oppose to a day off.  Take a look at the local opportunities to serve in your area by clicking here. Enjoy the following inspiring quotes from Martin Luther King Jr. “We must use time creatively.” “Whatever affects one directly, affects all […]

How Do You Reinvent Yourself?

We live in a dynamic world where the recent college grad will likely go through at least six different career shifts during their lifetime. When it comes to changes in careers, it is important to recognize that this is simply a part of life today. The following presents a model that will help you to […]