Social innovators have a lot to learn from situations where they and their target beneficiaries vote on opposite sides.
There is a pervasive fear in the nonprofit field that focusing inwardly—on our staff, our leadership, even our own salaries—will take away from achieving our organizational missions. That needs to change.
Meeting today’s growing conservation challenges requires that we find new ways of thinking about and practicing conservation, rooted in solving social problems through scalable methods and prototypes that deliver results.
The social sector must focus on building a rigorous knowledge base that is broad enough to lead to large-scale, breakthrough efforts.