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Bill Drayton

Bill Drayton's Five Trends for Social Entrepreneurs

Eli Malinsky | Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact
Eli Malinsky

The pace of change is accelerating. To be sure, the world has always been in flux. But the increase is now truly exponential. As Drayton explains, "change begets change as much as repetition reinforces repetition."

5 Tips for Maximizing Your Conference Experience

Daniela Papi | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business
Daniela Papi

A conference in the Caribbean? Some people wouldn't care if it was for underwater basket weaving -- they'll be there! If you are signing up for a conference for a break from the stress of day to day of work, you might want to pick one where you think you can have some fun!

Why Social Entrepreneurship Is Becoming A Top Career Choice

David C. Hodgson | Posted 06.02.2012 | Impact
David C. Hodgson

Social entrepreneurs are holistic thinkers who want to dissolve the walls that have traditionally separated government, business and the nonprofit sector. They believe an integrated approach -- which is core to social entrepreneurial methodology -- has the best chance of success.

The Inflection Point, The "Aha" Moment

Paul Shoemaker | Posted 11.19.2011 | Impact
Paul Shoemaker

Jim's commitment became his passion. In his quiet, humble way he has become a leader. A powerful, real leader.

Uphill From Here: Why US Jobs Policy Will Improve

Stephen Kent | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Stephen Kent

Let's hope today goes down in history as the low point of our national debate on jobs, and that it's all uphill from here.

Celebrating 30 Years Of Social Entrepreneurship

Alison Craiglow Hockenberry | Posted 08.29.2011 | Impact
Alison Craiglow Hockenberry

Social entrepreneurship today enjoys the high regard it has long deserved -- fully 30 years after the organization that launched the movement was born.

Innovators For The World: Ashoka Goes Global

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Ashoka has just taken a giant step forward. They've introduced their Globalizer Program - designed to help 25 of the world's leading social entrepreneurs go global.

New Year, New Job, New Radical

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

What's a New Radical? Someone who's found a way to put the skills acquired in her career to work on the world's greatest challenges. Here are five organizations that can help you become a New Radical in 2010.

What Am I Going To Do With The Rest Of My Life?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Bill Drayton is the world's best-kept secret. Have you heard of him or the organization he started nearly thirty years ago, the Ashoka Foundation? I confess that until recently I hadn't either. Yet Ashoka has helped millions of people around the world.

Intelligent Giving

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

Teaching one's children early on about giving intelligently is at least as important as what one learns at school. Social Entrepreneurship programs around the world have helped create a snow-ball effect.