Almost four years ago, I wrote my experience as a participant n a design-thinking lab to give input on a digital strategy for a philanthropy. The design lab was facilitated by Pete Maher, founder of Luma Institute. I learned so much about the taxonomy of innovation and really practical techniques, that I took the facilitation training. … Read More
It’s not secret to nonprofits that fundraising is critical to the success of your mission. But, does your entire organization treat it this way? Is culture of philanthropy embedded in the way that everyone does their work? I’m thrilled to contribute a chapter in Blackbaud’s newest npEXPERTS eBook, that includes 10 chapters of ideas on how create a culture of philanthropy—one in which executives, board members, accountants, marketers, and everyone in between understand the importance of your organization’s fundraising success and how they can contribute to it within their unique roles.… Read More
What is the “autonomous world?” As Jeremiah Owyang, founder of Crowd Companies, describes it as drones, robots, chat bots, and AI. He should know, having tracked and observed the disruption caused by online technology over the past decade.
We are in the middle of global disruption due to widespread mobile Internet and cloud technology, Big Data, the rise of the collaborative economy and crowdsourcing/funding. … Read More
My colleague Brian Reich has just published a new book, The Imagination Gap. I’ve known Brian for over ten years and he is a brilliant strategist for executive leaders and global brands – nonprofits, startups, and political organizations. He has done a lot of work recently in innovation processes, especially to solve big social change issues. … Read More