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10 10, 2017

10 Questions To Ask Yourself for Nonprofit Innovation

By |October 10th, 2017|blog, development, personal|0 Comments

There’s a famous tech story about Steve Jobs related to innovation. One day he walked up to a developer’s desk and he placed a manila envelope on it. Then he said to the developer, “Make me a computer that fits in that.” What came out of that moment? The Macbook Air. Your Manila Envelope I’ve [...]

24 03, 2016

5 Necessary Ways of Thinking to Help You Partner with Philanthrocapitalists

By |March 24th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on 5 Necessary Ways of Thinking to Help You Partner with Philanthrocapitalists

I’m sure you’ve read about philanthrocapitalism. If you’re in the social sector and have not been keeping up with this relatively new term, you need to familiarize yourself with it. The lines that existed between the for-profit and non-profit sectors are blurring. Capitalists are increasingly seeking outcomes in philanthropy based on market-based solutions. This, in [...]

28 01, 2016

How Fear-Based Decision-Making Affects Your Organization

By |January 28th, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on How Fear-Based Decision-Making Affects Your Organization

I’ve written about the permeating fear that exists in the nonprofit sector. I think we’re fast approaching a time where this will hurt many organizations more than they can ever imagine. Nonprofits are not the only game in town any more for social impact and change. If you read my articles, you know a lot [...]

21 05, 2015

Go Big With The Vision

By |May 21st, 2015|blog, development|Comments Off on Go Big With The Vision

In my book, The Rise and Fail of Charities In the 21st Century: How The Nonprofit World Is Changing And What You Can Do To Be Ready, I write about the concept of social purpose organizations (e.g. nonprofits and social enterprises) “going big." Stanford Social Innovation Review published an article last year, which stated, “Since [...]

21 04, 2015

What Are Disruption and Innovation?

By |April 21st, 2015|blog, development|Comments Off on What Are Disruption and Innovation?

I have seen debates in the philanthropic sector taking place about “disruption." On the one hand, you have professionals who are saying that disruption is happening, and on the other side, there are those who counter this by saying this is simply a term people like to use, which is current and trendy. This second [...]