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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We all have projects to complete this summer – new programs to start, new internal efforts to kick-off, and our never-ending to-do list to tackle. In this week’s blog, we wanted to share some cool and easy ways to successfully … Continue reading
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As we celebrate mothers in all their roles this week, one powerful role especially comes to mind – change agent. When we have social issues that impact all of us, mothers stand up, alert us to the problem and create … Continue reading
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In March, a living legend of social enterprise, Jerr Boschee, wrote a piece cataloging the music that defined the social justice movement. I was honored to be asked to contribute and, not surprisingly, I picked Beyoncé’s “Run the World” and … Continue reading