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10 books that will change how you think forever

<i>Caitlin is Editor in Chief at Page19 and frequently writes about marketing, communications, and creativity. An edited version of this post originally appeared on Blinkist.</i><p>Sometimes it’s a lecture. Sometimes it’s a particular teacher’s words. Sometimes it’s a lesson from a parent or a friend, or …

Passing Affection for a Car, in the Autumn of My Life

Last week a tow truck pulled up to my house, loaded a 1974 Jensen-Healey sports car on the bed and left. Pulling out of my driveway the autumn leaves swirled a bit before settling back on the street. Seasons come and seasons go and so do cars.<p>The departure of that one was a news-making event in …

South China Sea

How to Use Crowd-Funding Sites to Raise Money for Your Non-Profit

Of all the innovative advances in online fundraising over the past decade, one of the most impressive has to be the rise of crowd-funding …

Nonprofits

How to Raise Money Using E-Fundraising Methods

<i>Guest Post by: Deborah de Castro</i><p>In today’s economic environment, it is easy to understand why many donors have had to cut back on their giving. The …

Nonprofits

Running forward to alleviate homelessness: Anne Mahlum at TEDxAustin

Three approaches to evaluating social innovation – which is right for you?

People love to argue about the best way to assess social impact. For example, whether you should have an external evaluator, or do a randomised …

Workforces need innovators and operators for business success

Is innovation one of the top values or priorities in your organisation? If not, perhaps it should be – how else is your organisation going to survive?<p>…

Innovation

I’m building a craft brewery from scratch

<b>What is your full name and title? And how long have you been in this role?</b><p>My name is Garnet Pratt Siddall, and I'm president and chief executive officer of Side Launch Brewing Co. Ltd., a startup craft brewery to be built in Collingwood, Ont.<p>I have been in the role since September, 2010.<p><b>What</b> …

A Wrenching Issue, A Rating Controversy, And A Social Media Sensation: Behind “Bully”

Bully director Lee Hirsch talks about telling the heartbreaking stories of bullied kids, the shocking indifference of adults, and what it’ll take for change.<p>The Weinstein Company’s new documentary, <i>Bully</i>, isn’t an easy narrative. The film focuses intensely on a small handful of bullied students and …

Social Media

The Dawn Of Social Innovation 3.0

Neil Kleiman of NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service says social innovation has evolved twice since its creation and right now we’re in a period that he calls social innovation 3.0. The original iteration was the realization that new ideas and tactics were necessary to solve the world’s problems. …

Innovation

Opening Ceremony Throws Everything You Know About Godard Down a Staircase

It’s <i>La Nouvelle Vague</i> meets haute couture.<p>In a promotion for its spring/summer collection, style-setting retailer Opening Ceremony has tapped directing collective AB/CD/CD to create a series of short tributes to the face of New Wave cinema, Jean-Luc Godard. The Partizan directors made three shorts …

Summer Fashion

Is Your Social Venture Really Worth Scaling?

Although scaling is the holy grail for most social entrepreneurs, not everyone should attempt it. In a previous post, I outlined the key capabilities I’ve found to be present in the social ventures that are able to reach sizeable impact (which can be remembered with the acronym SCALERS—they are …

Cool Job Opening: White House Presidential Innovation Fellows

If you’re lost in the recession or are looking for a job with more social impact, one of the coolest jobs in tech has opened up a second round of hiring: the White House Presidential Innovation Fellows. First launched at TechCrunch’s own Disrupt NYC conference, Fellows work to find creative …

10 Winners At The Social Innovation Summit

At the recent UN Social Innovation Summit, hosted by Landmark Ventures and the United Nations Office for Partnerships, the themes of business innovation and social transformation converged in real world examples and discussion around new projects. The attendees represented companies committed to …

To Create Social Innovation, Everyone Has To Work Together

The emphasis these days is on social enterprise, and the idea that it’s the private sector that will solve the world’s problems, as long as solving those problems and making money are aligned within a company’s business plan. But in this video Annette Richardson, of the United Nations Office of …

Innovation

4 Innovation Strategies From Big Companies That Act Like Startups

Established companies have a reputation for being way too bureaucratic to be innovative. But taking a page from startup culture, some have figured out how to become agile and fast-moving despite their size, Soren Kaplan writes.<p>Stodgy. Slow. Bureaucratic. Big companies get a bad rap when it comes to …

Online Civic Engagement Platforms

MyCityHall.ca is an innovative new web platform aimed at inspiring civic engagement and enabling citizens to become informed and apart of decision …

City Halls

28 Crowdfunded Social Innovations

This Social Business top list of crowdfunded social innovations is giving the popular funding platform Kickstarter a run for its money. If you're …

Innovation