Innov8social


 

Innov8social launched in 2011 as a blog exploring social innovation. In 2015, it is refocusing on building tools to help entrepreneurs, companies, and individuals reach their impact potential.

Recent Posts

The Importance of Staying Grounded

When you’ve chosen impact-driven goals, where your actions pursue profit but are not driven by them, and where risk of failure is incredibly high—it might be easy to feel a sense of self-righteousness about the cause you are addressing, the expertise you are developing, or the kinds of people you prefer to associate with.

This is a friendly note to say, […]

Infographic: 9 Types of Collaborators

Collaboration, when all is in synch, is magical. Synergy is abound, no goal is out of reach, and nothing is impossible. When that dynamic goes awry, however, the balance is upended and even getting through simple tasks can feel labor-intensive and tolling.

This is a great infographic by the Central Desktop Blog and published on Visual.ly that gives a nice overview […]

How Social Impact Storytelling Is Different

 
How is a social impact pitch different from other kinds of startup and company pitches?
1. You have to tell the most compelling version of the story (even especially the emotional / non-business part). After interviewing dozens of thinkers and doers in the social impact space, one thing has become clear. The why that inspires a social innovator’s work often eclipses […]