Team Up With Our Better Angels

Support your favorite Good Causes. Discover the creative potential of the human spirit. Build your own personal Angel Community. Accept the Better Angels Invitation. Help us help you help others.

Bonding and Bridging

Our Better Angels helps you help others through support for your own Good Cause as well as other Good Causes supported by people you invite to join the Better Angels Community. You bond with your Good Cause; they bond with their Good Causes; and you all build bridges in a network of Good Causes.

The Better Angels of Our Nature

In a monumental study, The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, psychologist Steven Pinker marshals an enormous array of historical evidence to demonstrate that human beings are much more peaceful and generous than we used to be.

Leading Together

Happy 100th anniversary to Camp Manito-wish YMCA, a long-time partner with the Wisconsin Leadership Institute and substantial contributor to our educational curriculum, Leading Together: Foundations of Collaborative Leadership.


How Do You Feel About People?

Over the long haul, truly effective leadership always starts and ends with a feeling for and about the people involved.

Our Sponsor: the WLI


Our Better Angels (OBA) is a not-for-profit qualified subsidiary of the Wisconsin Leadership Institute (WLI). The WLI was incorporated as a Wisconsin not-for-profit organization in 1995 and received certification from the Internal Revenue Service as a 501c3 organization in 2000.

Find out more about the WLI.

Our Elevator Pitch

Empire State Bldg

This elevator goes to the top of the Empire State Building. We hope you enjoy the view.

Check out our blog.

Winning, Losing, and Working Together


Some say competition, even more than love, makes the world go round.

Check out our blog.