Paka Apparel founder Kris Cody has an incredible story to tell. He not only designed a breakthrough adventure coat using alpaca wool - but he also field-tested it himself by summiting a major mountain in Peru. Without knowing any more details, I hear that and I'm already sold on his
Mary Ellen Schaafsma is a social purpose expert. As the founder of Purpose Pathways Consulting and former Director of the Social Purpose Institute, she's helped dozens of businesses develop and implement a social purpose that's good for society and the organization. While most resources on social purpose for business focus
As the new ED of the California Symphony, Aubrey Bergauer faced a brutal challenge - turn things around financially in less than two years, or major institutional supporters would pull their funding. She knew that tinkering with the music or marketing wouldn't fix things. So she decided to try something
Like most scientists, Dr. Juliano Calil was frustrated by a lack of action to adapt to the impacts of climate change – until he was out flying his drone during a king tide one day and got his big idea. Now he's leading an elite team of scientists and storytellers using
I had a great conversation the other day with a guy in Ontario who wants to use the arcade-style hockey game he's building to tackle issues around diversity in the game. He has some innovative ideas but has become stuck halfway through development. Turns out that he's white, and doesn't
A decade ago in Texas, 90% of defendants charged with capital offences were being executed under the death penalty. Most of them were Black. Then, a self-described "ragtag" legal team decided to try to change things. In just six years, they dropped that number from 90% to less than 1.
After 40 years of work as a creative, I have a bucket full of tips and tricks I use to generate fresh ideas and fuel innovation. But, when I recently found myself drawing a blank on a simple social media project, I realized that the last few years of dealing