When Flexibility Becomes an Operating Principle: Lessons from a Nonprofit

SocialCoding4Good began with the idea of building a sort of Match.com for tech volunteerism — an algorithmic platform that would match individual software developers to nonprofit organizations that were building open source software for socially good causes. Everything would be automated, everyone would get what they needed and our idea would help change the world! At the time of inception, venturing into the world of corporate social responsibility was not even on our roadmap. The problem: our idea wouldn’t address the real challenge…

Benetech’s Framework for Developing New Social Enterprises

This blog originally appeared on CSRwire in their series on Creating Good Work and was reposted on Jim Fruchterman’s Beneblog.   I was delighted when Ron Schultz invited me to collaborate with him on his latest book Creating Good Work – The World’s Leading Social Entrepreneurs Show How to Build a Healthy Economy. What I liked most was the […]