This just in from Ashoka: reflections on the 2013 Future Forum have cropped up a new wave of articles on social innovation and maximizing impact. This article, excerpted from Ashoka, breaks down three ways to maximize your social impact.
“Step 1: Adopt a New Model
There will come a point in time where critical reflection is key. Missions can become muddled in the day-to-day duties of even the most successful operations.
“We had to reevaluate what the low-income and homeless populations we were serving really needed and wanted,” said Rosanne Haggerty. “We started looking for homes, not just shelter beds.”
Redefining the nature of a social problem can provide fresh perspectives on not only how to measure success, but also how to determine what success itself really is.”
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