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How to solve for Homelessness in Austin. Innovation at it’s Best.


We recently got this message from the new Mayor of Austin, TX, Steve Adler. Instead of building new shelters or home, why not use what we already have? A great, innovative solution to helping with affordable housing in Austin. What do you think? How is your city handling this issue? ============================ With less than a month until Veterans Day, I ...

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How rapid is your innovation process?


For most of us it’s simply not. However there is an increasing trend of events that offer you to take in an idea or concept and refine it with experts. We talk about this in the next book I am writing, such as accelerator programs (like the one I am involved with at PwC) or startup incubators, but here’s an ...

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Don’t Sell….but Sell. Don’t Ask….but Ask.

As marketers, fundraisers and consultants we are often hit with these confusing messages over and over again in our daily lives and in our careers. As a marketer you should sell a product..but don’t act like you are selling. I had a great conversation about this with my friend, and social marketing expert, Cathy today at lunch. And then saw ...

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The New World of CR

CONE inforgraphic on reach of CR/CSR.

I’ve been having some great discussions with CR folks lately, as I think about my own career. Including such heavyweights as Joe Waters, Rachel Hutchisson and Kelly Ballard. And what a interesting field, full of limitless possibilities I have found. And as you know, I’m a data driven guy. So this infographic below from the folks at CONE is pure ...

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