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    I interviewed the top minds in the Bitcoin world about how nonprofits can benefits from this digital currency. Click here to learn more.

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    Digital Strategy, Innovation, Co-Creation, Crowdfunding, Nonprofits, Volunteerism, Advocate Programs and Bitcoin are my passions. I often get to write about them. Click here to read more.

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The USC Digital Centership Conservatory wants You!

Yes, you. The readers of this blog. I have a diverse following of people who read this blog, so just had to share about this new program at USC. To really complete the look, I just need a solid graphic of Uncle Sam pointing at people. However, instead of wasting time on that, let me interview my good friend Amanda ...

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Confidence Through Clarity: Charting your path to a better Customer Experience

For all of us there are the small work problems. “Why does no one put paper in the printer?” “How many updates does this laptop need?” “Why can’t I hear this person on my Skype call?” Then there’s the big problems. “How hard is my team thinking about what our customers really want?” “How do I know my team has ...

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CivicX seeking new startups. Is it you?

For the past three to four years I’ve been an active mentor in the CivicX startup accelerator. I’ve been excited to mentor startups like EveryoneOn, WeThrive and others through this program. I’m excited to announce that starting in October, the Points of Light Civic Accelerator will launch a cohort focused on financial inclusion and economic mobility. CivicX is a 10-week ...

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Innovators: Peter Newell of REI on Co-op Product Innovation

At SXSW 2018 we hosted the official Future of Retail workshop. My colleague Geoff Knox & I  led an enthusiastic group of retail professionals through Clearhead’s PSM framework and  had the opportunity to meet forward-thinkers like Peter Newell; he works on the intersection between product, innovation and technology at REI. Together we discussed how REI thinks about product innovation and test ...

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