Communicating impact requires not only metrics, but also words, experiences, and imagination.
Metrics and measurement helps us count and compare. They enable us to ascertain the size, amount, or degree of something. They help us take some of the guesswork out and help us filter the many choices available to us.
Words and story-telling helps [...]
This was a question that I noticed on Quora. The book I am writing considers this question too. I took at stab at responding on Quora in a short, succinct way. In my book, I’ll provide much more thought, story, and detail. Here goes:
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In June 2011, I came up with three predictions for Socent and Impact Investment, scroll down below for an update. In the meantime, here is my mid-year prediction for 2012.
It was in conversation with a very interesting facilitator that I named three things that if we could do them better would make a [...]
I’m presently writing a book about a different way of investing or thinking about investing. I have a section on “Why We Invest”. At first I started with a specific, fairly narrow definition derived from its etymology: “contributing resources to something or someone with the expectation of benefit in the future.”
However, I remember a [...]
Here’s a great video by my friends at Gen Why Media of the goings on at the Re:Think Housing Ideas Jam that took place on June 15, 2012 in Vancouver. I only went to listen and participate. When I found out that the whole point of an Ideas Jam is that people from [...]
I find the Business Model Canvas to be a useful tool for entrepreneurs and business owners to explain the different components of their business model and how they relate to each other.
I thought I’d take it a step further. I wondered what it would look like if we thought of the world, or [...]
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- Part 2: 2012 By the Numbers | Pique Ventures on #leanstartup + #socent: How Lean Startup Methods Worked For Me
- Part 1: Story-telling and Experiencing 2012 | Pique Ventures on Why Am I Doing This?
- EquilibriumCap on Impact Investing, Naturally
- Ekaterina on #leanstartup + #socent: How Lean Startup Methods Worked For Me
- 2012 Mid-Year Predictions for Socent & Impact Investment | Bonnie Foley-Wong on 2011 Mid-Year Predictions for Socent & Investment
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