Archive for October, 2013

Is (social) “entrepreneurship” a new generational trend?

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Is (social) “entrepreneurship” a new generational trend?

Generations have distinct personality traits and civil mindsets.  Though the phenomenon of “generational trends” takes time to incubate and evolve, it’s very clear that disruptive events which happen during the “coming of age” years of a young person’s life — say between ages 12 and 24 – are the accelerators of new trends, and thus, […]

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Generation Give: Make It Personal

Filed in For Profit, Millennials, Non-Profit, Plurals, Social Enterprise by on October 11, 2013 8 Comments
Generation Give: Make It Personal

They’re not interested in structures or institutions, but youth sure are eager to support the causes they’re passionate about.  In fact, this new wave of philanthropists — we’re dubbing “Generation Give” — believe social change is as important as profit (42% of youth under 30, as compared to 26% of adults over 45). In addition, […]

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Why “Connected Learning” Will Unleash A New Generation Of Social Entrepreneurs

Filed in 3. architects of change, Plurals, School by on October 3, 2013 2 Comments
Why “Connected Learning” Will Unleash A New Generation Of Social Entrepreneurs

“Information is the currency of democracy.” ~Thomas Jefferson So accustomed to a fast-paced and ever changing landscape of digital experiences, today’s generation of K-12 students aren’t always engaged learners at school.  For them, this institution of learning is just a single node in a global network of rich information resources. Though yesteryear’s schools (and libraries) […]

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