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The 'Aha!' Moments of Famous Inventors (Infographic)

The 'Aha!' Moments of Famous Inventors (Infographic) | NPO Capacity Building and Innovation | Scoop.it
A look at the realizations that inspired the founders of Apple, Ikea, WhatsApp and other massively successful businesses.
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Great article! Entrepreneurs finding innovative solutions to the problems surrounding them.

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Recruiting and Vetting Nonprofit Board Members

Recruiting and Vetting Nonprofit Board Members | NPO Capacity Building and Innovation | Scoop.it

Via Anisha Robinson Keeys, Jill Kring Carter
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Jill Kring Carter's comment, August 12, 2013 2:35 AM
Great article. If your board is struggling, consider my tool - "Recommit and/or Repurpose, or Resign." Your small nonProfit board CAN have a do-over with professional guidance.
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"Recommit and/or Repurpose, or Resign." Struggling NPO boards can have a do-over with the right guidance. 

Anisha Robinson Keeys's comment, August 20, 2013 4:51 AM
thanks Jill!
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Big Innovations Question the Status Quo. How Do You Ask the Right Questions?

Many disruptive innovations pose simple questions about the status quo. So how do you ask the right questions? What if someone sold socks that didn’t match? In his new book Disrupt, Luke Williams, ...
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Many disruptive innovations pose simple questions about the status quo. So how do you ask the right questions and why are so many of us reluctant to question the status quo? 
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Seven Elements of Social Innovation (SSIR)

Seven Elements of Social Innovation (SSIR) | NPO Capacity Building and Innovation | Scoop.it
A new framework emerges for social innovation education.
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7 Innovation Myths Holding You Back

7 Innovation Myths Holding You Back | NPO Capacity Building and Innovation | Scoop.it
ySixty eight percent of business leaders believe that innovators are “born and cannot be made.” Boy, are they wrong.
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Great article - Innovation is NOT synonymous with invention! 

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5 Strategies for Nonprofit Innovation

5 Strategies for Nonprofit Innovation | NPO Capacity Building and Innovation | Scoop.it
Nonprofits face a fundamental “business” challenge:  they’re “nonprofits.” Most of the 1.5 millions US nonprofits don’t support themselves through “competing” or creating better products, services, or business models.  They fundraise, get donations, and find grants. Historically, the typical nonprofit business model has been based on dependence.  Dependence limits innovative thinking. Social business is gaining steam. …
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Dependence limits innovation. 5 Strategies for NPOs to reinvent itself and its business model.

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