Threaded in Minneapolis sees the future of clothing. And it looks like sustainability. Ashleyn Przedwiecki envisions a future where waste is considered a design flaw. Learn how Threaded leveraged a Popup Think Tank to gain new ideas and build momentum in the early stages.
Starting a nonprofit when you aren’t ready is a risk. But there is another risk: waiting to start a nonprofit because you think you aren’t ready, but you are. Here’s to to tell the difference.
“So, what do you do?” Here is how to kill it every time - in three easy steps. Includes a free worksheet so you can start today.
Learn how Grant A Dream, based in Denver, Colorado, is on a mission to care for the caretaker.
We have to keep busy, you know. When we’re waiting for success to come our way, let’s talk about what we can do to keep our minds occupied.
Seven proven tactics and strategies to authentically motivate your volunteers and provide a compelling experience that moves your mission forward.
What if the true power of brainstorming is less about the ideas and more about the people in the room? What if good ideas are simply a byproduct of community, purpose, and empathy?
Skim them, love them, use them. But don’t ignore them.
Learn how Immerse in Minneapolis engaged Popup Think Tank to bring people together to learn about their mission, brainstorm new ideas, think critically, share connections, and dream about a world where churches actually help people grow.
It’s not for everyone. But, let’s face it, you’ve never been just anyone. This is because you continually put yourself in places that give you new experiences. You see what others don’t see.
New Minneapolis non-profit, Street Cards, wants to help those who are in need by using the technology many of us have at our fingertips. Learn how Street Cards is shaping a “double sided” organization in pursuit of one mission.
Make a difference or make money? Adam Rao explores how to escape the non-profit vs for-profit duality and see business as a force for good.
In most cases, a coffee company will employ people so they can sell more coffee. (Nothing wrong with this). However, Gutter Punk Coffee sells coffee so they can employ more youth who are experiencing homelessness.
How business contests and startup competitions – despite the offer of mentorship, networking, and the chance for cash – fail to add adequate value to entrepreneurial ventures. No purchase necessary.
Three shifts that transformed a church into a new business.
Not only are these two questions vital to our well-being, what I’ve come to observe is that if we don’t wrestle with these questions we are at risk of wasting our time and energy going down a path that could hurt the people in our lives.
Recruiting, managing, training, and appreciating volunteers are common in the non-profit world. But what about hiring and firing volunteers?
“Is there a similar non-profit in town? Why don’t you just join their cause?” Here are a few reasons to completely disregard this well-intentioned advice.
Mary Taris is the CEO and Commissioning Editor of Strive Publishing. Strive is seeking to help emerging African-American authors tell stories that are contemporary and relatable.
It's science. Billions of years ago a ball of gas exploded. It’s been expanding ever since. This raises an interesting question about what we choose to do with our lives.