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The Social Innovation High

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I will always remember the moment when I first heard about Social Innovation. The feeling that I had about the idea of incorporating service, giving, and philanthropy to your business and career seemed… Continue reading

20 years into awesomeness (hopefully)

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It’s interesting that I’m writing about a blogpost about where I’ll be in 20 years when I don’t even know where I’ll be this next summer, or this weekend for that matter! But… Continue reading

Everyone read this post. How do we inspire others?

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“Describe one question you are wrestling with regarding your career/life plan or journey to become a social innovator” My first thought when I read this prompt was, “how am I going to choose… Continue reading

Ideal Interviewees? You’ve probably never heard of them

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Who would I interview if there were no limitations? Hmmm…good question. This has perhaps been the hardest post for me to write, mainly because I think I’ve changed my mind about a dozen… Continue reading

My Takeaways

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Normally a two hour class full of presentations doesn’t go by very quickly, but Tuesday’s class was definitely an exception. I thought each group did an incredible job, and I also thought it… Continue reading

Lebron James Probably Measures his Practice

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Ever since I saw my first Stockton-to-Malone pick and roll in the 1997 NBA Finals, I was obsessed with everything basketball. I went outside that very night and shot hoops until my mom… Continue reading

It’s all about the Money***

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The greatest, most realistic selection criteria that will determine the sustainability and eventual scope of impact is…(drum roll please)…the money**, specifically the ability to generate revenue and/or cash flow from operations. I’m sure… Continue reading

Behavior is the hardest to change

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I”m definitely a believer that in virtually all cases, not just social entrepreneurship, determining the root cause is essential. Of course it will be difficult and time-consuming, but is through that difficulty and… Continue reading

Pink Floyd was wrong

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As much as I love their music, Pink Floyd was terribly wrong. We¬†DO need education. Although I am pretty sure the underlying intent to their classic hit “Another Brick in the Wall” was… Continue reading

Evolving Definition

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From the very first time I officially heard about social entrepreneurship almost two years ago until now, my personal definition of the term has changed and evolved countless times. Although I believe that… Continue reading