Are we on the verge of a new golden era for social entrepreneurship, friction-free funding for social causes, and transparency in both and social ventures? A couple of young veterans on the New York startup think so, and they’re leveraging new technologies and demographic shifts to launch ventures they believe can change how people go […]
Employee engagement used to mean a fairly simple transaction at the office: the annual campaign that often followed the CEO’s lead, and perhaps a volunteer day with bright, branded T-shirts and Up With People style cheerleading. But sometime in the last few years, employee engagement at some leading companies moved beyond half-time at a 70s […]
A couple of years ago, I was working on a strategic planning project for a start-up that got hung up on the idea of “scale.” The founders were thinking globally, but meeting locally – in a windowless conference room, with lousy coffee, a couple of laptops, and no employees. We made of lot of lists, […]
This is the first spring in six years without Twestival organizing folks via social networks for good in cities around the world. Created in 2009 by social entrepreneur Amanda Rose, Twestival captured the moment of uniting social good with social media, and grew up alongside social networks. It blossomed from an online experiment into a […]
CauseWired: The Book
CauseWired: Plugging In, Getting Involved, Changing the World is now available in paperback. Order yours now.