Question Zero Part 2: Communicating, Demonstrating and Engaging with Information

Continuing from last post, let's get into the details of how to measure and communicate your success. The question to think through is "What kind of story are you trying to tell?I use the word story deliberately - many people forget that any time you are presenting a number or report there is a reason … Continue reading Question Zero Part 2: Communicating, Demonstrating and Engaging with Information

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Answering Question Zero: What is success and how do we measure it?

Herman Leonard, a professor at Harvard Business School, has a concept called Question Zero. This asks “What exactly are we trying to accomplish?” The idea being if you can't answer Question Zero, then don't bother with questions 1 through 99! For social ventures and non-profits this can be a difficult question to answer simply and … Continue reading Answering Question Zero: What is success and how do we measure it?

The Green Café: Connecting and creating green business

Two weeks ago, I was very happy to co-host the second Green Café with my colleague Steve Unger at the SAP Vancouver offices in Yaletown. With the support of the David Suzuki Ambassador program (both Steve and I are proud to be Ambassadors!), we set up the Cafés to provide a forum for learning and … Continue reading The Green Café: Connecting and creating green business