"No one institution can solve the world's problems on its own. As Willie Foote says, we need 'pathological collaboration.' My takeaway is that social intrapreneurs provide a bridge into the corporate world for social entrepreneurs -…"
"Hello Beth! Excellent points. When engaging it's so important to understand where you are coming from personally and what you are projecting. And to have the confidence to structure a partnership so that it benefits you/your org. A good partner…"
"Hi Julian - we are just starting the early stages to help develop a network of more visible intrapreneurs through http://www.leagueofintrapreneurs.com We ran a competition last year where you can see entries for a number of intrapreneurs…"
"One challenge is that strong partnerships are typically ones with human connections and deep trust between partners. And, yet, if one partner moves on, the partnership will struggle. The question we need to solve for is how to create partnerships…"
"One other benefit that was noted by autodesk is that by exposing their company and employees to a social entrepreneur/enterprise, people became inspired. This partnership has catalyzed a community of internal change agents. Social entrepreneurship…"
"If you think about Fair Trade - that movement started on the fringes and now has been taken up by the mainstream. Social entrepreneurs are beacons, indicators about where the future of business is headed. "
"Hi Zahid and others -
We’re here typing live from the Skoll World Forum in Oxford. It’s interesting to look back on how this space has evolved since we launched the idea of social intrapreneurship here six years ago. Back then the…"
"Great fun to chat..... and we're all learning here. If folks enjoyed this session, they might want to check out the recent article by Melody MacLaren at Doughty and our own Lionel Bodin of Accenture Development Partnerships, where…"
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I work with amazing diverse teams to bring about positive systems-level change. My current focus is supporting corporate entrepreneurs - aka social intrapreneurs. I'm also pursuing a new venture to empower mothers to become forces for positive change in their communities.
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Climate Change, Biodiversity, Grassroots movements, Social Intrapreneurship
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