Interviewed on Forbes: “How To Find A Good Job In Social Innovation?”

In December 2015, I was interviewed on Forbes for an article on finding good jobs in social innovation, with an emphasis on emerging markets and our work at Amani Institute.

You can read the interview here. Please do check it out!

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Choose a Career of Courage

In May 2015, I was honored to give the Commencement Speech to the graduate schools (the schools of business, education & leadership, arts & sciences, peace, and nursing) at the University of San Diego. Watch it here:

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The Best Thing We Can Do For Entrepreneurs

On LinkedIn, I argued that the best thing we can do for entrepreneurs, for all of us in the business of somehow supporting them, is to actually help them build their teams, and find better talent. In other words, find more intrapreneurs.

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How to Find a Job in the 21st Century

Find out how job-hunting in the 21st century is a lot like dating, and how most people tend to do it badly. My article for the Skoll World Forum blog called “How to Find a Job in the 21st Century“.

 

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Redefining Both Vacation and Work – My Three Weeks in Bali

At the end of 2014 and start of 2015, I spent 3 weeks in Bali, which led to some insights about the nature of both vacation and work for entrepreneurs in the 21st century – and how I started to think differently about them.

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Crossing Boundaries: How Diverse Educational Institutions Are Collaborating for Impact

In October 2014, I was a delegate at the prestigious Opportunity Collaboration annual un-conference in Ixtapa, Mexico. I came away impressed at the potential and appetite for collaboration amongst so many of the organizations that are leading the way in educational innovation today. My reflections on this were published in the Skoll World Forum blog.

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Scale = Partnerships

This article was written for the Stanford Social Innovation Review on work I did when working for Ashoka’s Globalizer program. It was based on a study we did to measure the results of the program.

The study helped us distill a set of five key principles for scaling social innovation. The Ashoka Globalizer Fellows provided these insights, and they are the proverbial early warning signals—these principles represent the direction in which nonprofits, social businesses, and the investors that fuel them will eventually head.

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