Author: Lean Impact

Measure Impact with These Five Tips

In her debut piece in this series about the challenges of Lean Impact, Ann Mei Chang identifies impact measurement as one of the top 10 challenges for social innovation. “Quantifying impact” she says, “is much…

An Introduction to Lean Impact

Lean Startup ideas are being applied more and more often in non-profits, B-corps and other mission-driven organizations. As the ideas have spread in this world, they’ve come to be known as Lean Impact, and best…

My First Lean Startup Adventure

Are you an impatient social changemaker?  Are you looking for different ways to test if your organization’s latest idea can plausibly have impact?  Then you might have heard of the Lean Startup, which advocates, “experimentation…

Lean + Bootcamp Workout For A Social Impact Project

This article by Kate Ettinger was originally posted on Ideas That Impact. I attended a Lean Impact Workshop by Leanne Pittsford of Start Somewhere where we used the Javelin Board to practice the Lean method on a social impact project. Within an afternoon, we identified…