Donations are good, creating social impact is better

Without doubt: donations you made to others are always helpful. Somehow. Donations help non profit organisations to continue their work. Donations are very helpful in large crisis situations. Sometimes, donations help to save lifes. But donations are not the main factor when it comes to decide whether a company is socially responsible or not. Do…

My video of the month – social media for social change

Today I found this video and I just want to share with you – because it shows the networking community that empowers the different thinking. Social media, social change and social business – wherever we focus on it leads to the new way of thinking and shows the mechanism behind. Just thinking of what can…

Engaging for society or becoming a manager? Just combine!

“To stay engaged with global markets and be successful in the future business must get social.” Being social is now a must. Putting the customer in the enter of attention and allow him to connect. Anytime, anywhere. This has been developed over years now and is not really new any more. But what is meant…

Crowdsourcing, creativity and feeling good

Crowdsourcing, creativity and feeling good Who participates in crowdsourcing activities? What can you expect when you launch a crowdsourcing based competition? These are questions which normally lead to keywords such as everyone can participate, social thinking, better ideas, more ideas, innovative ideas. But is this really the case? And does this apply always and in…

Social entrepreneurship – a business in need of catalyzers?

When you google for social entrepreneurs you find a huge number of articles, explanations, foundations and contributions. And examples. But rarely these articles give an overview on how these enterprises are connected to others and where could be potential for collaboration among themselves and with industries. I am convinced this type of collaboration could contribute…

Socializing Social entrepreneurship – 1 + 1 makes 3

Socializing Social enterpreneurs – it sounds somehow strange, but this is what could lead to much more success in the future and accelerate social change in the world. We are just at the beginning. Having a look at ongoing social entrepreneur competitions, platforms and organizations that are involved in supporting social activities it is mostly…

Ideas needed – health from a different perspective

When I came across this article I asked myself there must be a lot of ideas in the world how to help patients and private caregivers, relatives and friends who are caring about patients day by day at home and experience these issues described in the cited article below. Some of the issues raised are…

Running a Marathon or running social media – what about the ROI?

Today, social media usage for interacting with your target groups is one of the basics you should take into consideration when it comes to communication and marketing issues of your business. Whether it is thinking about Facebook/Orkut, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Stumbleupon, Vime or many other local and global Social Media channels which might be relevant…

Help needed: Living in dataland – looking for insights

I just wonder how many newsletters, calls and readings I see every day offering me the latest tools to understand the market and the target groups: how to optimize statistics, to overview trends, to learn about market analysis and big data approach. Some of these offers are really impressive – tools, cool apps and very…