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R.I.P. SI: Do Good Better

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I wish I could write a eulogy in place of this post.  SI: DGB, you will be sorely missed. But alas, life moves forward!  With a handful of committed new social innovators ready… Continue reading

I Want to Be a Good Person

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The more and more I think about my life, the more I realize that my central desire is one basic thing:  to be a good person.  I want to be a good person! … Continue reading

Inside-Out or Outside-In?

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My ultimate goal is to bridge the gap between the social sector and the corporate world, helping corporations to utilize social innovation to increase their profits. To get me there, my tentative roadmap… Continue reading

That’s Ideal

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I thought of several people I could identify as “ideal interviewees.” Mahatma Ghandi, George Washington, and Albert Einstein were among the first to come to mind.  However, because the times in which they… Continue reading

Wherever You Are, Be There

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A midterm actually taught me real lessons that apply to my life?  What?!  Not only that, but it was incredibly difficult to narrow them down to only three.  But here’s a shot at… Continue reading

What Measurements Don’t Tell You

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“When we deal in generalities, we shall never succeed. When we deal in specifics, we shall rarely have a failure. When performance is measured, performance improves. When performance is measured and reported, the… Continue reading

The answer is simple: “It’s complicated.”

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After mulling over several difficulties of determining root cause, I finally settled on one that makes sense to me.  The reason we find it so difficult to determine root cause is that the… Continue reading

“If you haven’t got your health, then you haven’t got anything”

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Which came first, the chicken or the egg?  Whatever answer you give me, I can tell you why you’re wrong. I feel that the question, “What is the most pressing issue the world… Continue reading

WHO needs the definition?

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Does social entrepreneurship need to be defined? I think that any of us who are actually involved in the social sector would answer this question in the affirmative.  But why do we answer… Continue reading

Be the Change, See the Change

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My reasoning for taking this class is very simple, really.  Social innovation is my passion in life and I want to make a difference. So, naturally, when I heard about a brand new… Continue reading