Will this bring about the transformation of capitalism the world needs? It’s a fortuitous moment that could well be a watershed, the potential dawn of a fundamentally new era of social impact.
Effective learning is shrinking your feedback loops as much as possible: Everything you do that really matters should either confirm your thinking or teach you something new, and it should do so as cheaply, efficiently and quickly as possible. Effective learning is knowing what to test, how to test, and how to learn from the results of that test in a way that you use to improve your efforts and impact.
The social entrepreneur/changemaker sums up his journey as “fumbling towards ecstasy”. He thinks collectively we could be on the cusp of a renaissance in social problem solving, but the 1st step is how we each work on ourselves. With the benefit of his inspiration & insights, we should see less fumbling & more ecstasy.
“The Story of Louis Pasteur” and “Einstein & Eddington” offer powerful insights into the importance of learning. At the heart of learning, is how we respond to questions & frustrations. Never forget; every frustration or disappointment you encounter is a really a ‘golden-opportunity question’ hidden under bad branding.
A look into why “crossing the chasm” is crucial for social entrepreneurship, scaling social ventures and social innovation/systems change. Bonus: we also talk about the history of the thermometer and zombies.