Creating Social Value Blog / Tag: Nate Garvis

Cheryl Kiser

Redefining the Purpose of Business from the Inside Out

What if the purpose of business was redefined?  Who would redefine it?  How would it happen? And who cares? Let’s start with “who cares.” With Gallup International Poll numbers still indicating that over 65% of all employees are disengaged; millennials not wanting to leave their purpose and values at the corporate door; and CEOs continuously challenged…

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Good Business Friday Featured in International Education Week

We are delighted that this week’s Good Business Friday, co-presented by Babson and Net Impact, is featured as a part of International Education Week (full schedule here). This Friday, November 8th from 12:00pm to 1:30, Jodee Kozlak, the EVP of Human Resources at Target, will be joining us along with Social Innovation Fellow and CEO…

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A Prescription for the Nation’s Health? Yep, a Dose of ET&A

By Nate Garvis, Social Innovation Fellow at The Lewis Institute and Founder of Naked Civics, LLC. Ask just about any doctor out there and they will tell you that somewhere around 80 percent of your healthcare outcome occurs from elements that happen outside of their office. In other words, our nation’s progress on a healthier…

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Defining Social Innovation

What gets us out of bed every morning here at The Lewis Institute is a driving desire to use entrepreneurship to change the world for the better. We believe that Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® is one of the best assets the world has to tackle societal issues, and want to put these tools into the…

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Can Entrepreneurial Thinking Make us Safer?

By Nate Garvis, Social Innovation Fellow at The Lewis Institute and Founder of Naked Civics, LLC. What do you do when you’re faced with an ambiguous and unknowable situation; one where the old playbook doesn’t quite apply? You stop planning and get into action. Or, in Babson speak, you jump into Entrepreneurial Thought & Action®.…

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The New Public Policy

By Nate Garvis, Social Innovation Fellow at The Lewis Institute and Founder of Naked Civics, LLC. Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® + Civic Outcome = The New Public Policy No matter where you’re from, chances are you view public policy as the activity of regulating through legislation driven by politics.  And it is.  But that’s not…