How Change Happens

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Protestors gather outside of a press conference room during a special session at the North Carolina Legislature in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016.
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The start of the New Year often brings about a desire to change such as vows of dieting, changing bad habits or starting anew. 

 A lot of post-election conversations have centered around being more engaged and motivated to take action for change and global events like Brexit, the war in Syria and the refugee crisis have sparked similar calls for activism. "What do we do now?" has become a common refrain.  

Drawing upon his years of experience and field research as Senior Strategic Advisor for Oxfam in Great Britain, Duncan Green explains how tumultuous times can open a window of opportunity, in his new book, "How Change Happens."  He says it's important to channel good intentions into quantifiable action.