The founder and CEO of On Purpose talks to Tim West about helping nearly 1,000 people switch to impact-first careers, why an outdated view of science is hindering systems change – and what good leadership is all about.
The worldview baked into the Sustainable Development Goals is inherently flawed – based on the same paradigm that created today's problems. Are we addicted to quick-fix painkillers – and failing to address the underlying causes?
Most systems we care about are complex – and devilishly difficult to redesign. But, if we can't be the 'architects' of new systems, can we be the 'gardeners' that tend them? The former GuideStar boss explains how in an extract from his new book.
If we don’t try to change unfair systems – even if it means working with institutions we fundamentally disagree with – are we ignoring the root cause of the problem? It's complicated, says Migrateful founder Jess Thompson.
Boss of communications giant Edelman tells social innovators of Catalyst 2030 that civil society organisations have done a “poor job of positioning themselves” and rely on outdated PR methods – insufficient in an age of distrust.
New data from 800 Ashoka fellows – ‘world’s best focus group’ of social entrepreneurs globally – pinpoints 11 strategies for changing systems, including helping others to develop their own identity as a ‘changemaker’.
A mobile app developed by former gang members to help people in crisis has been used by millions. It's just one example of the hands-on 'systems work' people are taking to tackle the problems around them.
The transition to sustainable business models, if done properly, requires letting go of so much that it is actually a form of grief, writes Amina Ahmad. How, then, do we support business leaders through discomfort and loss?