What is the True Nature of Partnership?

March’s DwD session was hosted by Mary Pickering of the Toronto Atmospheric Fund. What is the true nature of “partnership”?  Funders want it, social innovation demands it and professionals now “broker” it. With the rising clamor to establish partnerships within and across organizations to get people working together more effectively, the time has come to […]

Business Model Innovation for Social Entrepreneurship

How can social organizations thrive in a post-funding society? A special innovation circle session was held with Maya Roy and the Newcomer Women’s Services Toronto.  Through turbulent economic times, Maya and staff leadership grew a team of committed members and made the organization a successful NGO for helping new families settle into Toronto. With impending […]

Long-term Thinking

LENGTH MATTERS: How might we bring a long-term perspective to near-term decisions? Consumers, organizational leaders and politicians make daily decisions that will affect our families, communities, prosperity and habitat for decades into the future. How would our culture and world be different if we made decisions in consideration of the well-being of our children’s children, rather […]