Change Makers

What is the Future of Nonprofits? SXSW Edition

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

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?

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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