Innovation? It’s a “clear case of the emperors new clothes!”

In the modern economically developed world many processes and ways to act are standardized.  A standardized school education, such as specific school subjects that have been defined during more than hundred years ago up to university studies that may vary, however certain focus areas are given. Based on what was  needed in the last century…

Understanding Social entrepreneurship – overcoming traditional barriers

Have you heard about social entrepreneurship?  You still wonder what it is all about? There might be different interpretations and understanding on what it is, different ways of emphazing more the social or the entrepreneurial aspect in it.  However, thinking in social and business worlds, making our business activities and social engagment two completely separated…

Splendid technology, but change needs much more

It is a very promising and interesting trend to invest into single social enterprises and into technology. If both “pieces”come together, it is even better and it does not take too long until everyone talks about it. Many conferences highlight these trends, especially when it comes to social enterprises and technical solutions – both are…

The magic bus: play and change – a successful social enterprise India

Matthew Spacie, founder of the Magic Bus, has set up a livelihood program for the poor children living in slum areas that really empowers. Because it matters and because it is based on the people living there. Because it starts from where the people are, what they think, how they live and where there are starting…

The soap bus ticket – an idea that can change a lot

When I came across this video I thought this is really amazing – a bus ticket that serves not just as a a ticket but even as soap. Bus tickets – that’s an item everyone has access to. Every day there are a lot of opportunities to hold it in the hands. Independent from social…

Talk Love, talk Business – two different worlds 

Part-time empathy  When I meet people during lunch time, when I talk to neighbors, friends and family, whenever I meet people outside the official business hours and talk about social engagement and empathy, about making the world a little bit better,  I’m very often surprised. Most of the people around me get excited and very…