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Lisa Jones

Strategies For Scale: A Success Story

Lisa Jones | March 7, 2013
Did you know that YouthActionNet now offers webinars in Spanish? The series kicked off this week with a webinar on successful scaling strategies from Dina Buchbinder Auron, founder of Deport-es para...

Bike Love: A Revolution Of Simplicity

Lisa Jones | March 1, 2013
We know that bicycles are better for the environment and better for our health than driving cars, but one young man from Fremantle, Australia believes that bicycles also have the power to change...

The Agony Of Entrepreneurship

Lisa Jones | February 19, 2013
Last week, YouthActionNet Fellow Tom Dawkins, co-founder of StartSomeGood and founder of Vibe Wire , posted a piece on his blog that caught our attention: The Agony of Entrepreneurship . Here at...

How To Write Your Perfect Fellowship Application

Lisa Jones | February 11, 2013
YOU'RE YOUNG. YOU'RE CHANGING THE WORLD. AND YOU'VE DECIDED TO APPLY. NOW WHAT? Every year for the past 12 years, YouthActionNet has been in search of the world’s most outstanding...

Crowdfunding Tips From Successful Social Impact Campaigns

Lisa Jones | January 30, 2013
From Kickstarter and IndieGoGo to Razoo and StartSomeGood , it's been almost impossible to miss the rise of crowdfunding over the past few years. With so many success stories it can be tempting...

6 Can’t-Miss Conferences For Techie Changemakers

Lisa Jones | January 23, 2013
With a new year upon us, many young leaders are making resolutions to surpass achievements made in 2012. Raise more funds. Reach more volunteers. Re-organize. It’s no secret that technology is...

5 Ways To Say What You Do, FAST!

Lisa Jones | January 7, 2013
Often it’s called an “elevator pitch.” That brief moment you are caught off guard with the opportunity to inform someone about your everyday work and inspire them to believe it...

Social Enterprise Infographic

Lisa Jones | January 2, 2013
This infographic addresses trends in the growing field of social entrepreneurship in the United States and beyond. One of the most exciting data sets put forth is early stage social entrepreneurship...

The Buddy System: 5 Reasons To Share Your Leadership Journey

Lisa Jones | January 1, 2013
Most journeys are better with a companion. Someone to share excitement with, confide in, and keep you on track to your final destination. Why, then, do so many entrepreneurs make their leadership...