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Seth Godin calls for an end to the age of conformity

In India, so many people suffer during dry spells that the government uses farmers’ suicide rates as an official measurement of drought, marketing guru Seth Godin told a gathering of…

Twitter Roundup – May 6: Nonprofits beware the Ides of May, TED and VisionSpring on the small screen, and guess who won a million bucks from Sam’s Club?

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thought-provoking tweets from the last week: Chris Anderson (@TEDchris), Curator…

Twitter Roundup – April 22: Frost’s Fire and Ice at TEDxVolcano and what if Ashpocalypse hit the U.S.?

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thoughtful tweets from last week: Jennifer 8. Lee (@jenny8lee),…

ReVV’ing up Portland as a social innovation hub

Social innovation, impact investing, venture capital: These terms tend to be associated with leading global cities and top colleges: London, New York, San Francisco, the Ivy League. However, as social…

TEDxVolcano: A spontaneous eruption of creativity

What do you do when hundreds of attendees at social entrepreneurship’s flagship event – the Skoll World Forum – find themselves stranded in England due to a volcanic eruption? Social…

Twitter Roundup – April 16: 7,000 days to reinvent civilization, following Skoll vicariously, and business pitches in 129 characters or less

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thought-provoking tweets from last week: Bruce Lowry, communications director…