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Huffington Post features Social Entrepreneur Bootcampers

Case Western Reserve University Professor Michael Goldberg posted a Huffington Post blog today reflecting on his teaching time with the Social Entrepreneur Bootcamp in South Africa that was founded by YALI fellow Irene Chikumbo. Michael generously gives a call out to me and … Continue reading

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The New Strategic Plan ~ Don’t Make One

Last night’s presentation by Frederic Laloux, author of the wildly popular Reinventing Organizations, added useful insight to the way that I have been using participatory practices to undo the dominant strategic planning paradigm (i.e., leadership retreat dedicated to some iteration of S.W.O.T., values and mission setting followed by … Continue reading

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Practicing the Tools from Social Entrepreneur Bootcamp ~ Zimbabwe

Facebook caption: “A beautiful Great mini-training session with #Team263AfricaTV discussing PURPOSE among other things. Awesome feedback that just woke my dull Monday to life!!” Nico Abote, Executive Producer of 263 Africa TV, posted enthusiasm and a montage of photos of his first day back with … Continue reading

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Kufunda Village, Zimbabwe

Me: Have you ever heard about a project or a place and suspected that its story has become based more on our desire for it to be true than on something real? UNICEF guy: Like when you are promised the moon, … Continue reading

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