Change Makers

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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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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Coming to SXSW? The Future of Nonprofits Meetup


If you are attending SXSW this year I would LOVE to meet you at my Future of Nonprofits Meetup. Last year we had about 150+ folks attend from the nonprofit world, the social impact startup world and the social good world. We would love to have you! It’s taking place Tuesday, March 17 12:30PM – 1:30PM JW Marriott Room 504 ...

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Gorgeous Social Impact Design


The folks over at WAKAWAKA are doing it right. They sell a great solar panel powered charger (hopefully! I’ll let you all know in the comments) for your phone or your tablet. Nice and simple. Their mission is the following : WakaWaka¬†(‘Shine Bright’ in Swahili)¬†develops, manufactures and markets high-tech low-cost solar powered lamps and chargers that are indispensable products both ...

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