Community Development

  • Passing the Buck

    Passing the Buck

    May 22, 2017

    My first summer as an intern at The Other Way, in 2000, I remember all of the interns taking a class with The Other Way’s founder, Dick TerMaat, called “City Seminar.” I was so inspired by what Dick had to say that I still have my notes! One of the things he shared with us was the concept of “Passing the Buck.” It goes like this: If you spend a dollar at Frank’s Market, chances are that the owner, Fritz, will use it to get coffee at Tim Horton’s and then Tracey, the manager of […]