Why do the majority of organizations still apply management principles and practices invented 100 years ago? Moreover, the success stories of truly revolutionary companies that fit the requirements of a new era are not as acknowledged as they should be. We believe it’s high time to question outdated management dogma.
Fast entrepreneurship runs on adrenaline-infused quick returns and quick failures, burning through long nights of brainstorms and coding. It is exciting in its own right, but appropriate only for specific ventures. Slow Entrepreneurship treasures human relationships, health, and sanity, and strives for the good life. The vision for Slow Entrepreneurship is that by going through a learning program with the right mentoring and guidance, almost everybody with dedication will bring their project to fruition.
Entrepreneur Jeff Church discusses whether social enterprises can sell products to affect change in the world. As the co-founder of social enterprise Nika Water, Church believes social entrepreneurs can only have lasting success if they start their enterprises as “nine parts business, one part cause.”
Kate Bulkley, media and technology analyst, chairs a panel on how we can create sustainable and effective models for tech-led social innovation. In this video the panel members discuss some of the technical and political issues that may interfere with open innovation, such as non-profit vs for-profit, the lack of internet access in some countries and government screening.