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The way we view business isn't viable anymore

Dernière mise à jour le 18 septembre 2013.

The way we view business isn't viable anymore

Frank Escoubès, founder of Imagination for People wrote a recent article for Huffington Post France in which he argues for a change in the way we view business. Which got me thinking about the way we choose to approach business and strategy. So here's a questions for you: If you think about a succesful business, don't you tend to see it as one which has outsmarted its competition and is now the "leader" in its sector?

I know I did. 

But is this really correct?

We have been taught to approach business in a completely erroneous way ...

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Join the discussion on social innovation

Dernière mise à jour le 3 avril 2013.

Join the discussion on social innovation

You have questions about urban farming, fab labs, using new technologies in developing countries, the most advanced environmental projects or developing so-called smart cities. You question the marriage of market and non-market values in businesses with a social vocation. You want to know more about impact investing concepts, venture philanthropy and complementary currencies.

Imagination for People is launching a new discussion space dedicated to social innovation. It will allow you to join a community of creative citizens with the desire of improving the world we live in. It’s a good way to be with people sharing your interested in ...

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Frank Escoubès, founder of I4P, named Ashoka Fellow

Dernière mise à jour le 5 octobre 2012.

Frank Escoubès, founder of I4P, named Ashoka Fellow

Ashoka, association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs, unveiled the new fellows of its Canadian branch on August 23. We are pleased to announce the nomination of Frank Escoubès, founder of Imagination for People, as an Ashoka Fellow, making him a member of a prestigious network of social entrepreneurs with more than 3,000 members in 72 countries. This is a major opportunity for Imagination for People who can now call upon Ashoka members worldwide for their expertise within an approach of collaboration and cooperation, as well as deployment of the I4P “citizen consulting” offer. To learn more ...

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