How do you measure impact?

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What is this?

We want to create buildings, brands, and shared experience with fresh eyes – yours.

These questions relate to what we're asking ourselves in each of our offices. If you see something that sparks your curiosity, tell us what you think. You can check out other people's contributions by viewing all responses.

A single comment, a debate or a consensus could cause a shift, that shifts everything.

Welcome to the conversation.

All Responses
  1. How do you measure impact?
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    Dollars
  2. How do you measure impact?
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    By living with integrity
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    Anello massoneria
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    m
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    gallery
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    results & change
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    Impact can be personal or collective, and is measured by change witnessed or experienced in a person, place or community. - ek
  8. How do you measure impact?
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    Depth
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    in awareness of context - interdependencies - and the opportunity in singularity as resonance with interdependencies
  10. How do you measure impact?
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    By the Impression you leave.
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    By lives changed, and honored.
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    by intensity and breadth of response
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    By the size of the dent
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    people like my work
  15. How do you measure impact?
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    awe
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    Neutons
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    Wow
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    asking
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    nzeb
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    meters
  21. How do you measure impact?
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    discipline
  22. How do you measure impact?
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    with a ruler
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    with a inclusive culture
  24. How do you measure impact?
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    by asking questions
  25. How do you measure impact?
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    connection
  26. How do you measure impact?
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    ubc alumni
  27. How do you measure impact?
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    Emotions that you elicit
  28. How do you measure impact?
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    By analyzing the outcome of the change
  29. How do you measure impact?
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    70F architecture, Flamingo Visitor Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  30. How do you measure impact?
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    by the way people will talk about it 5 years later
  31. How do you measure impact?
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    meaning
  32. How do you measure impact?
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    kg m s−1
  33. How do you measure impact?
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    a smile
  34. How do you measure impact?
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    vancouver
  35. How do you measure impact?
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    art for social change
  36. How do you measure impact?
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    by seeing the change
  37. How do you measure impact?
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    dfd
  38. How do you measure impact?
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    Change of thought
  39. How do you measure impact?
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    Community response and adoption
  40. How do you measure impact?
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    interaction
  41. How do you measure impact?
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    with the amount of negative response
  42. How do you measure impact?
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    with hapiness
  43. How do you measure impact?
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    health care
  44. How do you measure impact?
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    by how an action affects (either positively or negatively) those around me
  45. How do you measure impact?
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    inclusion
  46. How do you measure impact?
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    By seeing the result
  47. How do you measure impact?
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    community ownership and use
  48. How do you measure impact?
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    repeated testing
  49. How do you measure impact?
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    satisfaction
  50. How do you measure impact?
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    By following an idea, implementing it and continue to follow to see the success and how that help the community and the environment. Small changes make a difference without people noticing, sometimes
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    outcome
  52. How do you measure impact?
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    By observing to what extent the lives of individuals shift
  53. How do you measure impact?
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    Change in Community
  54. How do you measure impact?
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    Through getting feedback from the community that was affected
  55. How do you measure impact?
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    smiles
  56. How do you measure impact?
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    University
  57. How do you measure impact?
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    With qualitative and quantitative research
  58. How do you measure impact?
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    Notebook
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    the amount of influence it has on a community
  60. How do you measure impact?
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    Through observing the outcome?!
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    responsibility
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    ruler
  63. How do you measure impact?
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    depends on the font, kerning, size, and style of the text.
  64. How do you measure impact?
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    by observing results defined by description of the desired impact.
  65. How do you measure impact?
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    Making change
  66. How do you measure impact?
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    Analysis of results
  67. How do you measure impact?
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    Kelowna
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    Quality of Life Index
  69. How do you measure impact?
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    duchess park
  70. How do you measure impact?
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    Library
  71. How do you measure impact?
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    change
  72. How do you measure impact?
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    I consider the entire context, every party touched and look at the cumulative experience
  73. How do you measure impact?
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    By estimating the counterfactual in design
  74. How do you measure impact?
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    socially , physically and emotionally
  75. How do you measure impact?
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    Analysis
  76. How do you measure impact?
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    Kk
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    team
  78. How do you measure impact?
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    what are you doing
  79. How do you measure impact?
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    welcome
  80. How do you measure impact?
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    use
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    dada
  82. How do you measure impact?
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    farting too much
  83. How do you measure impact?
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    through meaningful projects which being about change
  84. How do you measure impact?
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    artist in residence
  85. How do you measure impact?
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    hillcrest centre
  86. How do you measure impact?
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    House
  87. How do you measure impact?
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    car
  88. How do you measure impact?
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    pool
  89. How do you measure impact?
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    By the number of trees.
  90. How do you measure impact?
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    emotion
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    force
  92. How do you measure impact?
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    by how it brings hope and happiness
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    ?
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    uniqueness
  95. How do you measure impact?
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    by how easily I can recall something
  96. How do you measure impact?
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    positive, tangible differences in the lives of people
  97. How do you measure impact?
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    The Butterfly Effect
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    design guide
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    Peoples opinion before, during, after
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    the size of the hole afterwards
  101. How do you measure impact?
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    Number of people made lastingly happier
  102. How do you measure impact?
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    by talking to the most affected communities first
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    community
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    feedback
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    not sure
  106. How do you measure impact?
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    cats
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    Wider impact through the general social conscious, or data.
  108. How do you measure impact?
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    outcome.
  109. How do you measure impact?
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    effect on one's memory
  110. How do you measure impact?
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    in newtons.
  111. How do you measure impact?
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    emotional response
  112. How do you measure impact?
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    career
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    wellness
  114. How do you measure impact?
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    outcome. results. tangible and intangible ones
  115. How do you measure impact?
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    depends. but everything, if possible should be considered
  116. How do you measure impact?
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    seeing tiny changes
  117. How do you measure impact?
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    happiness
  118. How do you measure impact?
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    ripple effect
  119. How do you measure impact?
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    dont know
  120. How do you measure impact?
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    thoughtfulness
  121. How do you measure impact?
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    inspiring others
  122. How do you measure impact?
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    Observation
  123. How do you measure impact?
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    happiness index
  124. How do you measure impact?
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    in whatever way that works to mirror the complexity of desired impact
  125. How do you measure impact?
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    with love
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    The amount of people touched by an action or change
  127. How do you measure impact?
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    with an impactometer
  128. How do you measure impact?
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    conversation
  129. How do you measure impact?
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    Data, numbers, facts, you know how we've been doing it for a millennia or two
  130. How do you measure impact?
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    Comfort
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    people
  132. How do you measure impact?
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    E = 1/2 m v2
  133. How do you measure impact?
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    USER FEEDBACK
  134. How do you measure impact?
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    By the ability to reach a diverse range of people, communities, pets, etc
  135. How do you measure impact?
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    by looking backwards
  136. How do you measure impact?
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    Impact is measured by its outcome
  137. How do you measure impact?
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    by smiles of the councils that voted in favor of the specific project.
  138. How do you measure impact?
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    will people show up to my funeral?
  139. How do you measure impact?
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    Diversity of interest
  140. How do you measure impact?
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    evaluating core variables
  141. How do you measure impact?
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    changed lives
  142. How do you measure impact?
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    emotions
  143. How do you measure impact?
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    footprint
  144. How do you measure impact?
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    in smiles :)
  145. How do you measure impact?
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    Sorry, I've no clue
  146. How do you measure impact?
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    The size of the crater left behind
  147. How do you measure impact?
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    ask people their opinion
  148. How do you measure impact?
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    By setting out very clear measurables before starting.
  149. How do you measure impact?
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    ecologic
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    how it makes me feel
  151. How do you measure impact?
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    Knowing how many people are happy with the result
  152. How do you measure impact?
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    number
  153. How do you measure impact?
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    positive change in hearts and minds
  154. How do you measure impact?
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    by positive change
  155. How do you measure impact?
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    Environment
  156. How do you measure impact?
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    Results
  157. How do you measure impact?
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    by the reaction
  158. How do you measure impact?
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    thoughts of other people
  159. How do you measure impact?
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    math
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    creativity
  161. How do you measure impact?
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    by how much love shared throughout the world
  162. How do you measure impact?
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    Through the positive ripple effect it creates
  163. How do you measure impact?
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    with a seismometer
  164. How do you measure impact?
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    humphrey bogart
  165. How do you measure impact?
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    by looking at people reaction
  166. How do you measure impact?
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    community coming alive
  167. How do you measure impact?
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    Ask people who might be impacted
  168. How do you measure impact?
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    Reaction
  169. How do you measure impact?
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    when there is a social behavior change
  170. How do you measure impact?
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    by jumping and then measuring
  171. How do you measure impact?
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    money
  172. How do you measure impact?
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    New friendships formed
  173. How do you measure impact?
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    hugs

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