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The Nonprofit Innovation Advantage: Purpose

Nonprofit innovation advantage

Research has amassed over the past several years that details how much positive impact it can have on the workplace to offer employees a sense of purpose. Purpose doesn’t just mean that an employee has the ability to influence meaningful decisions at an organization, but also that an employee believes they are part of a … Continued

How Does Technology Influence Innovation?

In a recent round of research, I was reviewing adoption rates for new technologies. It took over 55 years for automobiles to reach 80 million people, whereas the internet was able to achieve the same feat in less than 18 years. It reminded me of the staggering comparison: “It took about 75 years for the … Continued

The State of Innovation in the Financial Sector

Innovation in the Financial Sector

Fintech funding is increasing. Just over a decade ago, we were spending a little over $5 Billion on financial technology – today we’re spending nearly $78 Billion. Why are we seeing that investment accelerate? Because the financial sector is ripe for disruption and investors want to make sure that they’re part of the financial future … Continued

The State of Innovation in Education

State of Innovation in Education

I was surprised to read the findings of a recent survey in which researchers found that only 38% of graduates reported that their educational establishment was at the forefront in adopting innovations. And yet, I hear employers say all the time that the reason they’re excited to hire folks right out of college, is because … Continued

Purpose as a Way of Business

way of business

Purpose offers a distinct advantage to organizations that have a clear mission and work to serve that mission. Not only does organizational purpose build clarity and drive company direction, but having a clear company purpose also turns company employees into better employees. Millennials are more likely to stay at a company when they have a … Continued