Entrepreneurial ventures with a central societal mission are critical for solving problems that cannot or are not addressed by traditional businesses, government, or non-profit organizations. Rooting these ventures in communities ensures relevance, develops trust, and builds the foundation for long-term social impact.

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If you run a mission-driven organization, you may…

Let’s drive innovation by re-envisioning postdoctoral research as a fixed term “Tour of Duty”, with embedded offboarding, alumni services, and access to “Veteran’s benefits” for all who participate.

Postdoctoral researchers are a critical component of global innovation capacity. Yet, after more than two decades of sustained advocacy, there remain amorphous…

L Haak

I am passionate about trust-building to foster communities. My practice areas are digital infrastructure and identity, decision frameworks, and product strategy

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