Category: Social Good

Observing Human Behavior To Create Value

Tyrome “Ty” Smith, has spent over 25 years consulting and leading executives and their teams by helping them understand human and organizational dynamics. Currently, he is a senior consultant to the Department of Defense (DoD),…

Managing Extreme Uncertainty the Startup Way

Even in times of hardship, uncertainty is another word for possibility. As a nation, we’ve made it through other crises and found reasons for hope. The 2008 financial crisis reset on our financial system. September…

New in 2020: Lean Startup Cohorts & More

As innovators, we are faced with the challenges of managing uncertainty, battling the status quo and trying to exact a vision on the world that feels like very few others can see. The resulting feeling…

Pivoting to Put Customers First

About a year and a half ago, Sahil Lavingia moved from San Francisco to Provo, Utah—which he says is “the most unique thing” about him at the moment. He did so after his company Gumroad…

To Maximize Impact Read These Three Learnings

Thanks to Colin Rae for contributing this piece. He is an Angel & Impact Investor with 20+ years volunteering, 10+ running a traditional manufacturing business, many failed startups (with one success), and one big, compassionate,…

Designing & Testing the Common App

Using user-centered design to get more families into social service programs faster. Problem Once an individual finds a resource that can help them meet a basic need, we often see that the application and enrollment…