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How-To Manage Mission-Related Martyrdom

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 12.21.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

Every social entrepreneur knows there if is a huge difference between burnout and bummed out. Some days, indeed most days, we in the social sector ar...

Ready to Change the World? Not So Fast

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

Social entrepreneurship is undeniably an adventure, an elixir, an exhilarating rush... a one-person fountain of youth. Well and good, but a social change career is not intended as personal therapy, these social change experts are warning social change novices.

Compassionate Capitalism Canards Called Out

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Jonathan Lewis

Whether you side with Khosla or with E.B. White ("The trouble with the profit system has always been that it was highly unprofitable to most people"), ideological debate distracts us. Let's be informed impact investors without being misinformed social commentators.

MBAs Rule

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 05.27.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

For many of us, economic justice work is triggered at any early age and continues over a lifetime. Simple steps lead to big change.

Ending Global Poverty Isn't About Doing Good

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

To end global poverty, I am wary and weary of people who want to "do good." How about more people who want to "do smart"?