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Experiment, Learn & Evolve – Pivoting to Success

This is the twenty-fifth in a series of posts that will examine ten insights Community Wealth Partners has uncovered through our research of and experience with initiatives that have created transformational social change. To achieve transformation, an organization should not be rigidly fixed to a particular strategy or model. It is crucial to be open to learning and evolving, that is, to respond to stakeholder and market feedback in order to continuously improve your …Read More

Living in the Market to Bring Light to the Base of the Pyramid

This is the twentieth in a series of posts that will examine ten insights Community Wealth Partners has uncovered through our research of and experience with initiatives that have created transformational social change. As Amy discussed in her recent post, creating transformational change requires Living in the Market. This involves being intimately in tune with the market at both the micro and macro level.   Few social impact organizations have done this as well as d.light …Read More

How Muhammad Yunus Changed the Conversation and Started a Movement

This is the seventeenth in a series of posts that will examine ten insights Community Wealth Partners has uncovered through our research of and experience with initiatives that have created transformational social change. In our previous Changing the Conversation post, we discussed how to change the conversation inside your organization, with your funders, and on a national level. But what can we learn if we think globally about this type of change?  In this …Read More

How do you set that big, bold, but achievable goal for your organization?

In 2006, Ray Chambers, currently UN Special Envoy for Malaria, founded the nonprofit organization Malaria No More with the hope of ending a disease that had scourged the planet since the times of King Tut.  Given the advent of several promising technologies as well as the unsynchronized state of the anti-malaria movement at the time, Ray saw a tremendous opportunity to make massive progress in combating the disease once and …Read More