Month: February 2018

3 Ways Social Media Has Been Leveraged For Mass Collaboration

We live in a world that forces us to acknowledge the suffering of others, more now than at any time in human history. Thanks to the omnipresence of social media sites and apps, John Donne’s adage, “No man is an island,” is more meaningful than ever before. In a season of back-to-back crises featuring destructive hurricanes and earthquakes arriving with assembly line frequency — as well as ongoing civil wars sending waves of refugees abroad — social media sites and apps have become tools for driving awareness, coordinating relief efforts and emergency response, and steering donations. On-Site Reportage Serious...

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Interview with Rick Alexander: Everything You Need to Know About Benefit Corporations and Legal Structures

Exclusive interview with the head of Legal Policy at B Lab, Rick Alexander. Subscribe to this show on  iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Soundcloud In this interview we talk with the head of Legal Policy at B Lab, Rick Alexander.  This is such an important discussion as we all need to understand how to approach legal structures for our startups. This has been a big learning curve for Change Creator and I think this discussion will help you gain a lot of clarity. Rick is also the author of a great book called, Benefit Corporation Law and Governance: Pursuing Profit with Purpose....

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How Can I Matter?

Life. It’s saturated in mystery. The more you learn the more you realize how little we, as a species, really know. But right now, we’re living during some very exciting times. Does every generation say that? Regardless, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is happening as you read this. And, whether you know it or not, it will affect you. This is the revolution of artificially-intelligent robots, self-driving cars, blockchain technology, neuro-technological brain enhancements, genetic editing. The evidence of dramatic change is all around us and it’s happening at exponential speed. This matters because it’s creating a tremendous amount of opportunity...

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What Is the One Thing I Can Do to Seem More Confident Around Powerful People?

What Is the One Thing I Can Do to Seem More Confident Around Powerful People? This is one of the most popular questions we get here at Change Creator. With all the major influencers out there, it can be quite intimidating to start a business, a movement — or both. A lot of you have told us that you feel you suffer from impostor syndrome. Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon, fraud syndrome or the impostor experience) is a concept describing individuals who are marked by an inability to internalize their accomplishments and a persistent fear of being exposed as a “fraud”. (Definition from Wikepedia.) Impostor...

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How to Really Reach Out to an Investor (And Not Waste Their Time)

This article was written by Luni Libes and originally posted at https://lunarmobiscuit.com. Putting yourself in the other person’s shoes is sometimes hard, especially when you are a first-time entrepreneur and you are reaching out to an investor.  Here are a few tips to help: 1- Wasting time. If your words make you sound like you’ll be a waste of time, most investors will not even both to reply to you.  If your words are in fact wasting time, those words might not even be read. Here’s the opening paragraph of a message I received on LinkedIn: Its my pleasure connecting with you ....

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Do Millennials Really Need Companies that Care About Money and Mission?

Do Millennials Really Need Companies that Care About Money and Mission? The answer to this is really easy — yes they do, at least according to the data. A recent survey done by American Express, Redefining the C-Suite: Business the Millennial Way, found that for Millennials, it is a priority for businesses to have a double bottom line, meaning profit and impact. As for the Millennials they interviewed: 68% said they want to make a difference in the world 81% said that a successful business needs to have a genuine purpose 78% employer should match their own values This isn’t...

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Interview with Michael Berean: Getting Started and Breaking Through Market Saturation

Exclusive interview with the founder of Grace Innovation, Michael Berean. Subscribe to this show on  iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Soundcloud In this interview we talk with the CEO of Grace Innvoation, Michael Berean, to learn how he started his business and what it takes today to get noticed in a saturated market. At Grace Innovation they help serious business leaders stay ahead of marketing trends and shape your narrative for solid delivery. Michael believes everyone has a well of infinite creativity inside them. With over 15 plus years in the field of digital marketing, branding, and design, he learned that developing...

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6 Best Boss Bitch Books You’ll Want to Read Today!

What defines a boss bitch? It’s a good thing. Trust me. If you want to succeed in business, you need to harness that boss bitch attitude. I’m not just writing this for all the ladies out there — although, I love a great woman at the top. I’m writing this for anyone who wants to make things happen. It can be a long road to the top, but these books have you covered. If you are starting from the bottom, or just want to take your business to the next level, a good book will seriously help you out....

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Why Great Entrepreneurs Are NOT Normal

What is a great entrepreneur? There are many rich entrepreneurs who have built crazy big businesses but that does not make them great. A great entrepreneur, in my opinion, is someone that has the ability to innovate a financially successful business model around something that truly matters to them and the planet. That’s the magic and the future of business. An example is Alasdair Harris. He won and award at from the Skoll World Forum for business, Blue Ventures, and was on the cover of Change Creator Magazine. Harris was a scientist looking for a solution to overfishing and...

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Saving Women’s Lives: How Nomi Network is Taking on Modern-Day Slavery

I found out about Nomi Network because I lived a block away from co-founder Alissa Ayako Williams from 2011 to 2013. She shared with me and other neighbors ways we could be abolitionists in the fight against modern-day slavery: purchasing slave-free goods, donating to organizations working against slavery and raising awareness about human trafficking. I visited the Nomi Network pop-up holiday shop at Union Square in Manhattan then and have since collected an array of their products made by women who have survived or are at risk for human trafficking. Why I Choose Nomi Network I am also adding...

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Interview with Rachel Renock: How Wethos Raised $1M to Fund a Nonprofit Revolution!

Exclusive interview with the founder of Wethos, Rachel Renock. Subscribe to this show on  iTunes  |  Stitcher  |  Soundcloud What if you could work for yourself as a freelancer helping companies that have a social impact mission? Well, thanks to Wethos, now you can! In 2016, Rachel Renock start the company to build a platform that connect social impact companies with socially conscious people freelancers. In a short period of time they build the platform, proved it worked, connected with some investors who “got” what they were doing, and landed their first $1 million in funding. Since then they have been...

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Can Artificial Intelligence Make Your Team Even More Awesome? (3 Tips)

This article was originally written by Jennifer Riebli and published on B the Change. My uncle once claimed he could magically tell you the day of the week if you gave him any calendar date (day, month and year). He said he could visually see the answer in his head and swore he didn’t have any quick calculation or trick. My father was skeptical. He bet my uncle $100 that he could develop an algorithm to do the same. The next day, my father produced a page of calculations that, lo and behold, would produce the correct answer. I...

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