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Robyn Scott
Robyn Scott is a social entrepreneur and author. She is co-founder of OneLeap, which helps the world's leading organisations be more entrepreneurial by working with experienced entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs. She is also co-founder of Intros, which helps people be more generous with their networks, Mothers for All, which teaches entrepreneurship skills to AIDS orphan caregivers, and Brothers for All, which helps former inmates find dignified work and become positive agents of change in their communities in South Africa. Her first book was an acclaimed memoir about growing up in Botswana against the AIDS epidemic. She's currently writing her second book, the true story of maximum prisoners who have adopted orphans. She is an ambassador for the Access to Medicine Index, a Gates Cambridge Scholar, and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

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Entries by Robyn Scott

The 30 Second Habit That Can Have a Big Impact On Your Life

(4) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 4:47 PM

There are no quick fixes. I know this as a social science junkie, who's read endless books and blogs on the subject, and tried out much of the advice -- mostly to no avail. So I do not entitle this post lightly. And I write it only having become convinced, after several...

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The 5 Languages of Giving: The Secret to Paying It Forward

(0) Comments | Posted February 14, 2014 | 1:29 PM

GiveDirectly, a superb non-profit organization, sends unconditional cash grants to the poorest households in Kenya and Uganda. Amongst other measures of success, they test beneficiaries' cortisol, normally elevated by the stress of extreme poverty. They are, rightly, celebrated for their ingenious impact measurement -- the new religion of the non-profit...

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