SEA Change Nation Receives Important Nod from Government of Canada

MEDIA ADVISORY: For Immediate Release Calgary based social enterprise, SEA Change Nation, has been selected by the Government of Canada to be featured in the report “Harnessing the Power of Social Finance: Canadians respond to the National Call for Concepts”. Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, invited individuals and organizations from across … Continue reading SEA Change Nation Receives Important Nod from Government of Canada

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: The Missing Piece to Our Social Policy Puzzle

Written for the Government of Alberta’s Social Policy Framework by Tammy Maloney In a province as abundant and innovative as Alberta, we are perplexed by our inability to find solutions for our most complex social challenges. The reason for this is simple. Our society is bifurcated. We are either for-profit or not-for-profit. We live in the midst of … Continue reading SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: The Missing Piece to Our Social Policy Puzzle

Our Move from Competition to Collaboration

Alberta Primetime asked: What impact would eliminating score-keeping have on Alberta kids playing minor sports? In my opinion, it’s important to continue to score-keep in sports. Choosing to eliminate score-keeping would take away a valuable and necessary learning opportunity from children. There is a creative tension that exists between collaboration and competition. When teams, organizations, … Continue reading Our Move from Competition to Collaboration

Aim for the Centre: It Represents a Multi-Dimensional and Balanced Approach

Date: October 19, 2011 Author: Tammy Maloney If you understand that opposing values live on a continuum, you recognize that a creative tension exists between them. There is no separation. Embracing this concept will move us away from the divisive and dualistic thinking that pervades our society towards a unified and holistic approach.   "yin … Continue reading Aim for the Centre: It Represents a Multi-Dimensional and Balanced Approach

Capitalism Evolves as Our Values Evolve – Herein Lies its Brilliance

A new set of behaviors is forcing a rethink of old, ossified ideas about cold-blooded capitalism. We are seeing the emergence of a structure best described as The Impact Economy. This is not some bubble-driven phenomenon, but a recalibration of supply and demand based on a more accurate system of measures that internalizes externalities and prioritizes … Continue reading Capitalism Evolves as Our Values Evolve – Herein Lies its Brilliance