Social TrendSpotter is a weekly blog and 24/7 social media platform, which features bite-size posts that provide you with the latest trends and ideas within the social sector. Social TrendSpotter merges the current thinking with the edge of innovation to inspire, to encourage, to educate and – ultimately – to create a better sector. Social TrendSpotter includes original analysis, but also highlights the latest sector-wide thinking into a user-friendly resource where the interested can visit and draw inspiration, cross-pollinate, and provoke their own new thinking.
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Summer is such a great time of year – the sunshine brings lighter spirits, every weekend welcomes a backyard BBQ and all sorts of fun outdoor activities abound. With Fourth of July celebrations in full swing this week, we thought … Continue reading
Last month, I was honored to be selected by TEDxTurtleCreekWomen to share how I became a changemaker as well as what I typically share in coffee shops, classrooms and boardrooms – the why and how of becoming a changemaker. I … Continue reading
Late last week, the Ford Foundation announced major changes to its giving guidelines with plans to narrow its focus from eight program areas to those curbing financial, racial, gender and other inequalities and increasing unrestricted giving (i.e., to cover overhead … Continue reading
Let’s be honest. As employers, hiring is probably one of our least favorite activities – it’s time-consuming and challenging, and takes us away from working toward our mission. But, to paraphrase Jim Collins in his modern-day business classic Good to … Continue reading
We want to thank our friends and clients for the well wishes as many Texans recover from a very trying series of spring storms. I often say it is one of the reasons I love my work – people who … Continue reading