Tag: leadership

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How an Alpine Adventure Inspired a Business
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
How an Alpine Adventure Inspired a Business » What can the Matterhorn, a 14,000-foot alpine peak, teach an entrepreneur about running a business?
Becoming a Conscious Capitalist
Amplifying Social Innovation
Becoming a Conscious Capitalist » The four tenets of conscious capitalism concern purpose, stakeholders, leadership, and culture. How is this different from the terms visionary or socially responsible business? Raj Sisodia: We used the word conscious to convey the idea of being fully mindful, fully awake, seeing the bigger picture, understanding all the consequences of our actions, having a finer…
How to Ape Guy Kawasaki
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
How to Ape Guy Kawasaki » Guy Kawasaki might balk at the label Legendary Marketing Guru, but his 1.2 million social media followers are voting with their tweets—his writing on marketing, evangelizing, social media, and more spreads far and wide.
All Kinds of Minds: A Conversation with Temple Grandin
Living Entrepreneurship
All Kinds of Minds: A Conversation with Temple Grandin » Dr. Temple Grandin wears many hats: she is a professor, author, animal behaviorist, inventor, autism advocate, and the subject of a Golden Globe Award-winning film. One role she never has considered, however, is entrepreneur.
Big Business, Startup Mentality
Living Entrepreneurship
Big Business, Startup Mentality » The oft-told story of a small startup innovating to greatness stands in contrast to the narrative of a large company caught in the innovator’s dilemma: protecting its current business by ignoring opportunities that could disrupt the status quo. In corporate environments, intrapreneurs fight bureaucracy, outdated processes, groupthink, and sheer inertia.
Amplifying Impact with AltruHelp
Amplifying Social Innovation
Amplifying Impact with AltruHelp » Mathew Paisner is not your average social innovator. He heads AltruHelp, an organization that helps businesses and colleges increase volunteerism by connecting their people to personalized volunteer projects.
Crowdfunding Social Entrepreneurs, Part II
Amplifying Social Innovation
Crowdfunding Social Entrepreneurs, Part II » Social investment platforms are as diverse as the challenges they seek to address. They share a common goal of having a positive effect and supporting social causes, but approach community engagement and fundraising differently.
A Profile of Omidyar Network
Amplifying Social Innovation
A Profile of Omidyar Network » Instead of simply giving money to accelerate social good, Omidyar Network behaves like a venture capital firm, investing in global businesses whose result is public good.
Octopus, Social Innovation, and the Power of Narrative
Amplifying Social Innovation
Octopus, Social Innovation, and the Power of Narrative » instead of simply giving money to accelerate social good, Omidyar Network behaves like a venture capital firm, investing in global businesses whose result is public good.
Social Intrapreneurship: A Conversation with Cheryl Kiser and Kevin Thompson
Amplifying Social Innovation
Social Intrapreneurship: A Conversation with Cheryl Kiser and Kevin Thompson » The term Social Intrapreneurship has been cropping up lately. The Ashoka Changemakers announced a League of Intrapreneurs in September, universities are studying the practice, and intrapreneurs at companies as diverse as Ford, Nestle, Intel, Dell, and Kraft have attracted attention in the business press.