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Cultural Competency - a superpower we all need

Mar 29, 2021

We’ve been talking about the characteristics or “super powers'' social innovators and entrepreneurs use to run a common good business. Last week we reviewed how Altruism, Adaptability and Resilience were important internal strengths. Some of you even shared which power they would use to protect or s

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What’s your superpower for the common good?

Mar 15, 2021

Growing up I used to watch the Batman TV series starring Adam West (yes, Batman in tights). It was both humorous and thrilling with all the “POWS” and “BAMS” when fighting the villains.

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3 tips to decide... what?

Feb 15, 2021

We receive information that demands split-second micro decisions hundreds of times per day.Whether or not we are aware of it, we immediately start a protocol of complicated internal functions in our brains.Typically, we are trying to figure out what to do with the information. This involves sorting

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Getting unstuck to move forward

Feb 1, 2021

Why is it that deep down inside humans crave predictability?Predictability and consistency make a good environment for children to thrive. But as they mature, and variety and novelty rule the day, teenagers get “bored.” Then as adults, we learn to find a good balance between predictability and novel

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Three Tips to Access Startup Funds for Community Benefit Corporations

Jan 18, 2021

Does this story sound familiar? You’ve designed an amazing new product that you think is going to change your industry and be an example of an impactful community benefit corporation. Your new team has worked tirelessly for 6 months on a prototype, getting product validation feedback, and making...

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