• The Ultimate Relationship Toolkit.
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    Systems thinking allows us to see the structures within complex situations and that knowledge makes it possible to get things done. Awesome. What then? Business, government and private sector are all suffering from being taught to think within conventional frameworks, but even as we open up to radical new ways of rethinking how we tackle our many issues and are able to observe the uncommon dimensions where new and unexpected connections lay, we’re still missing…

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  • The Business Of Social: Are You Doing It Enough?
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    Success with social is not about getting a gazillion likes – nor is it measured by the number of times your posts are shared. So much more than just an ability to use social media, it has become an integral part of a fundamental transformation sweeping across corporations and businesses everywhere in the way work is done – at all levels and across all organizational boundaries. As a recently released report from IBM called the “Business of Social Business”…

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  • Changing The Way We Think About Changing The World.
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    Although social entrepreneurship and social enterprise have become popular entry points for those trying to improve the world, social innovation is key to ‘changing the way we think about changing the world’. With $88 million invested in breakthrough innovations, 58,000 jobs and 125 million lives impacted with “dignity not dependence”, Acumen—under the leadership of Jacqueline Novogratz—are leading a charge on tackling world poverty…

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  • Some Compelling Reasons Why Your Business Should Care About Doing Well By Doing Good.
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    Social responsibility is now at the heart of all smart business strategy and rightly so. Once the subject of questionable ROI and seen as the right thing to do rather than representing a significant growth opportunity, an exciting new review of 300 leading research studies by Sustainable Brands shows there is now abundant evidence that well-run corporate responsibility programs provide multiple benefits such as: Increase market value by 4-6 percent Reduce cost of equity…

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  • NANCY’S BLOG:  Why (and How) Gigaom Change.
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    Several years ago New York Times media futurist, Nick Bilton, described our need to take in ever growing amounts of information in three sizes: bytes, snacks and meals. While I’ve used that framework for many years, I’m wondering if there is a new addition: the blur. Those are the hundreds of headlines I scroll through quickly several times a day on Twitter, Facebook. Linkedin, Medium, Google Alerts, curated eblasts/newsletters, and now via personalized news…

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