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Influencing the world is all in a day’s work for this young entrepreneur

Ever wondered how those beautiful people on Instagram score major deals with Australia’s biggest brands? Well, meet Genevieve Day, the woman who transforms fledgling social media accounts into booming businesses. At just 26 years old, Day runs her own marketing business called Day Management. Unlike traditional marketing firms, Day’s job is to promote the public … Read more

A Great Place to Work for All : Better for Business, Better for People, Better for the World (ebook)

Author: Michael C. Bush Today’s business climate is defined by speed, social technologies, and people’s expectations of “values” besides value. As a result, leaders have to create an outstanding culture for all, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization. This groundbreaking book, from the creators of the gold-standard Fortune 100 … Read more

The Purpose Revolution : How Leaders Create Engagement and Competitive Advantage in an Age of Social Good (ebook)

Authors: John B. Izzo and Jeff Vanderwielen Discover the Purpose Advantage! Customers, employees, and investors are no longer satisfied with companies providing good products, good prospects, and good profits–they want them to do some social good, too. These “purpose-driven” companies do better on nearly every traditional metric: greater customer loyalty, higher retention, more innovation, and … Read more

Small Money Big Impact : Impact Investing, Microfinance and Real Returns (ebook)

Authors: Peter A. Fanconi and Patrick Scheurle This book explores and explains the globally growing importance of impact investing. Today, the investor’s perspective has become as important as the actual social impact. Based on their experience with over 25 million micro borrowers, the authors delve into the mechanics, considerations, data and strategies that make microloans … Read more

People with purpose : how great leaders use purpose to build thriving organizations (book)

Author: Kevin Murray This book shows leaders how to create a valuable framework that integrates purpose, values and goals on a single page in order to articulate their organization’s unique vision to employees and stakeholders. Kevin Murray interviews top CEOs who have used purpose to transform performance, motivate their people, develop organizational resilience and deliver … Read more

Ours to hack and to own : the rise of platform cooperativism, a new vision for the future of work and a fairer internet (book)

Edited by Trebor Scholz and Nathan Schneider Real democracy and the Internet are not mutually exclusive. Here, for the first time in one volume, are some of the most cogent thinkers and doers on the subject of the cooptation of the Internet, and how we can resist and reverse the process. The activists who have … Read more