Change Makers

What is your Data Driven Journey?

“It’s hard to balance that urge to just dogpile the latest thing when you’re feeling like there’s a land grab or gold rush about to happen all around you and that you might get left behind. But in the end quality wins out. Everyone will be better off if there’s laser focus on building great…products that are meaningfully differentiated.” — ...

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What is the Future of Nonprofits? SXSW Edition

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Many individuals at SXSW stand at the intersection of for-profit, brands, social good startups, and nonprofits. I’m leading a session for those like minded folks to come together at SXSW and talk about what the future holds for the mothers and fathers of today’s social good startups, the “old-fashioned” nonprofit organization. This is my second year to hold this meetup ...

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The University of Texas Co-op adds a New CEO

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Some of you might know I’m on several great nonprofit boards here in Austin, TX. One of those is the University of Texas C0-op. As an outside director for the Co-op I’ve enjoyed learning the retail business from a nonprofit perspective inside and out. I’ve also learned that the University Co-op has been in business for 120 years, and is ...

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How rapid is your innovation process?

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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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