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Tomás de Lara

Tomás de Lara

Collaboration: the most important engine of life “In 2011, I co-founded Engage: a technology, business strategy and consultancy for social change, civic engagement and social innovation projects. Our goal was to give power back to the crowd by facilitating online collaboration. I have been fascinated with the idea of hosting deep and meaningful conversations ever […]

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Jessie Elisberg

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I was introduced to Jessie through our mutual friend and impact maker Lee Crockford. What transpired in our conversation was a deep commitment to helping social entrepreneurs thrive and – in times of COVID-19 – survive. Jessie shared some great insights and examples from members of the International Youth Foundation’s (IYF’s) YouthActionNet initiative and how […]

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Insights

Rooted in Purpose

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Having interviewed more than 50 ecosystem builders for social change, I’ve a few (50+) conversations about what drives them. When asked about their purpose, responses range from a desire to contribute to a world worth living in to creating equal access to opportunity, building community wealth and wellbeing, unlocking human potential and bringing your own […]

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Cameron Madill

Cameron Madill

Cameron Madill is CEO at Pixelspoke, a worker-owned coop that focuses on websites and digital marketing for social impact organizations. Based in Portland, Oregon (like Rick Turoczy), Cameron is not only IN one of the U.S.’ centers of purpose-driven businesses – he has been instrumental in building it over the last four years! “Portland first […]

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Fay Horwitt

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Fay and I have moved in the same circles of Startup Champions Network and the ESHIP community for a little over a year now but it wasn’t until I moved to the Research Triangle area in November that we had the opportunity to sit down and have an actual conversation about the work and interests […]

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Journal

logbook September 2020

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The month of September just wrapped up with a whirlwind of conferences, which – despite being virtual – have brought a lot of fresh ideas and insights into the field! One of which is a new offer: a masterclass on how to thoughtfully design and execute engaging panel conversations and/or keynotes! I wrote an entire Insights […]

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