I was introduced to this book as a game-changer, and that was spot-on. This book will be on MBA set text lists and will radically alter our practice in organisations. In a week where the Economist highlighted the pervading scepticism of ‘responsible capitalism’ in elite MBA schools. This book busts the myth that inclusion and […]
Should we be more idle? Would we find the missing middle? Would we and communities co-evolve and thrive? A response to the launch of the new Institute for Community Studies and Nir Eyal
Insights from a guest lecture at Goldsmiths’ MA Social Entrepreneurship This week I had the delight of talking to a room full of open-minded social entrepreneurship students. A reminder of how important Further Education is in shaping the agency that we have over the world we want to live in. In two short hours we […]
I’m one of 8 Futurists around the world writing on the ‘Transformation of Capitalism’. We are all on a learning programme with the Association of Professional Futurists as Emerging Fellows. My series is on social impact under the broad title ‘Are Social Entrepreneurs the new Capitalists?’. We are all being published once a month: for […]
Sustaining social justice is really difficult. It’s not enough for social entrepreneurs to be opportunistic, you need to be systematic. In this article for ‘Pioneers Post’ I outline some practical ways to start.
Be humble but not paralysed by your mistakes. Take the time to listen deeply and learn from people. Or you’ll be making others’ mistakes as well as your own, and we won’t be able to tackle the big issues.