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Creating a Culture of Innovation in Australia

  Having been rated 2nd on the 2016 Australia-wide Innovation Index last week, I just got off the phone from Give Easy's CEO and innovation guru, Jeremy Tobias, to discuss his team's findings. The report highlights that innovative…
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The Problem of Measuring Impact

Impact investors are rightly applauded for the many gifts they undoubtedly bring to the social sector, but what if some of these market-based, social enterprise style gifts, turn out to be unexamined Trojan horses containing ideas that perpetuate…
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Creating Change One Sunday at a Time

In 2009 Chris Raine decided to make a life changing decision and since then he hasn’t looked back. Now with over 30,000 followers to his organisation, Hello Sunday Morning, he continues to create his ideal world and be the change for the better.…
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Barbara Polus-CEO, Neuroscientist and Bookkeeper?

By David Anderson Barbara Polus may be fearful of facing large waves in the ocean, but she does not cower from her challenges as the CEO of Hands on Health Australia (HoHA). Established by Dr Dein Vindigni and inspired by none other than…
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Go Big (and Collaborate) or Go Home

OHO Global Citizen of the Month: Aria Florant “… I was really interested in women’s rights, so I went to Nepal.” That’s the kind of person U Penn Wharton School Business Student and Stanford Race and Ethnicity Graduate, Aria…
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Charity or Social Venture – Which Shoe Fits?

By David Anderson To the average person there is little doubt that the world of helping others is dominated by the traditional charity. In response to natural disasters, conflict and even Christmas, we are constantly reminded to give…