[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40JYM9-BM-Y&w=854&h=480] What factors should you consider in order to make your next change initiative successful? Jerry Davis and I did the Positive Links session this month. Click the image above to view it!
When Kevin Thompson, Director, North America Marketing – IBM Commerce, Mobile and Social, proposed a corporate Peace Corps at the firm, he was nearly laughed out of the room. The idea of Big Blue giving free consulting services to nonprofits in low-income communities in distant countries seemed so countercultural. Yet now, the Corporate Service Corps … Read moreHow to Unlock Positive Change Throughout Your Entire Organization
Over the past five years, social intrapreneurship — creating change with positive social impact that aligns with the core mission of the business — has gone from a niche interest with sporadic impact, to a sweeping tide that is transforming what corporations do and how they go about doing it. Through research and discussions with … Read moreRevolutionize Your Workplace: How Your Company Can Change The World
In this article adapted from their new book, Jerry Davis and Chris White explore what makes some companies more fertile for social innovation — that is, the ongoing (rather than one-off) initiatives that have positive social impact while promoting the core mission of a business. While there are some factors that make social innovation more likely than … Read moreThe Traits of Socially Innovative Companies
It’s no surprise that Millennials, raised as digital natives in a world where social movements are pervasive, have brought a sensibility of social change to the workplace. Rather than checking their values at the door, they follow in the footsteps of a previous generation of tempered radicals—not as lone wolves, but as a movement seeking … Read moreWant To Be An Intrapreneur? Learn From Social Movements
How is an intrapreneur different from an entrepreneur? In a corporate setting, the ‘ventures’ they lead are not always products or services, but could be other kinds of initiatives that advance organizational objectives while having social or environmental benefits. These come in many shapes or sizes. Intrapreneurs have a wider field of vision than most … Read moreAre you an Intrapreneur? : Take our four-point test