Ivan Scheier was many things to many people – a colleague, a presenter, a mentor, a clever writer – but he was always one unquestionable thing to everyone he met: one of the true American pioneers of the field of volunteerism.
In this collection of first-person stories, people who knew Ivan best reminisce about this remarkable man and the impact of his work in volunteerism. They talk about his Challenge Think Tanks and Mini-Max training process, along with his quiet and unassuming manner and the near genius of his ideas. In this unique tribute, it’s easy to see why Ivan is described as the one person who always saw the volunteer profession from 35,000 feet above the ground. Ivan Scheier, according to those who knew him, always saw the big picture.