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Lean Impact

Coming October 2018

Lean Impact adapts the best practices from The Lean Startup to a new purpose – radically greater social good. The same principles of being customer-focused, building minimum viable products, and driving fast iteration through build-measure-learn feedback cycles apply, but innovation in the social sector is harder and involves some unique challenges.

Drawing on her experience across Silicon Valley, government, and nonprofits, Ann Mei presents practical tools and strategies, vividly illustrated with insights from the real stories of nonprofits, social enterprises, companies, government agencies, foundations, and philanthropists around the world. Lean Impact will be an essential guidebook for anyone who seeks to maximize social impact and scale.

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…

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