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GOOD Maker Challenge: Win $500 to Share Your Skills

Napoleon Dynamite said it best: we all need to "work on developing some captivating skills."

Napoleon Dynamite said it best: we all need to "work on developing some captivating skills." That’s why we’re using July to inspire the GOOD community to 'Do It Yourself' and share our useful skills with each other. We're interested in your skills, and want to hear how you will share them to foster a more well-rounded and educated community. If you're interested in hosting an educational workshop, let us know and you could win $1,000 from Big Wheel Brigade and GOOD to make it happen.

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Steal This Idea: 48 Hours of Nerd Skills Workshops for $30

Learn how to pick a lock, perfect your sourdough starter, make natural (not face-eating) bath salts and dozens more trades in one weekend.

So you're standing around the water cooler on Monday morning, and Joe from accounting asks what you got up to over the weekend. "Oh, nothing much," you reply. "I learned how to pick a lock, how to make ricotta from scratch, and how to make a camp stove out of two soda cans, and that was just Saturday." Such an odd emporium of learning actually exists in Oakland, California. A pair of MIT-schooled brothers, Gil and J.D. Zamfirescu, have assembled a two day nerdapalooza they're calling Workshop Weekend.

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@GOOD Asks: What Skills Have Best Served You Since College? The Community Answers

Yesterday on Twitter and Facebook, we asked our friends: What skills have best served you since college? We ask a question to our Twitter and...

Yesterday on Twitter and Facebook, we asked our friends: What skills have best served you since college?

We ask a question to our Twitter and Facebook faithful once a day, so if you’re not yet following @GOOD or a fan, make sure to sign up and participate in the conversation.

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