Recently, I continued my conversation with Beth Parkhill, founder of Mentor Planet, a social enterprise dedicated to spurring innovation and impact mentoring relationships. This time we discussed: “Essential ways mentors help [...]
I wrote last week about the Core Capacity Assessment Tool, developed by the TCC Group. I’m going to be going through certification training on S ...
I’m increasingly intrigued with the assessment tools that are available to leaders of non-profits and social enterprises. I attended a session a ...
I recently interviewed my colleague and friend, Beth Parkhill, founder and owner of Mentor Planet, a service that matches mentors with social innovators. Beth is a highly experienced professional, who [...]
Volunteeers can be vital to the success of a social enterprise. Even though you are running a business, people who simply believe in your mission, and believe in it enough [...]
I’ve been meeting with Dan and Cindy Mattson over the last several weeks, brainstorming ideas that would help social enterprises thrive. Dan and Cindy have backgrounds in youth development, a [...]
In the first part of this two part mini-series, I told you about the work of Larry Greiner, who mapped out five stages in the organizational life cycle. Here are [...]
Part I: The Right Leader for Startups As I have more contact with social enterprises, I’ve noticed the same wide variety of stages of growth in these organizations, as I [...]