So-called collaboration in the social sector is often inefficient, hierarchical and even competitive. Obama Fellow Alex Smith calls for "generous leadership" instead – a model he's about to put into practice in expanding the work of his own organisation.
C SUMMIT: Organisations need to collaborate to build a circular economy – but putting in the time and effort, shared ambition and navigating the 'machinery of government' are all important if they want to be successful.
In the third of our Black Cab Interviews, we enjoyed the company and opinions of Turning Point's CEO and member of the House of Lords Victor Adebowale. He had something to say about his fellow members, as well as fairness and collaboration.
The hero model is dead, long live collective impact. Co-founder of the SOCAP conference and long time disrupter Kevin Doyle Jones talks to Ellie Ward about hero worshipping, market taming and impact investment trends and challenges.
Can the data collection methods of a fisherman be used by a healthcare professional? 'Yes' argues a group of leading foundations and NGOs, which have clubbed together to launch a new social purpose peer-to-peer platform.
Jim Clifford urges social ventures to form more networks in order to multiply their collective impact. It’s not about removing competition, but it is time to develop healthier competitive relationships.