Author Archives: Quarterback: Social Impact Designed for MBAs

Supporting our Quarterbacks: Taproot Foundation Collaboration

Proud to announce new collaboration (and new opportunities for Quarterbacks!) with Taproot Foundation.  Now each Quarterback has an invitation to join a national network of 10,000+ pro bono consultants, based on their first-hand experience tackling good! Advertisements

The Quarterback Experience

So, What’s It Like Being a Quarterback?

Quarterback is building the leadership of the impact economy. We’ve forged a new path for professionals and MBA-seekers to tackle good. But what does that mean? What does becoming a Quarterback entail? We’ll let them tell you!

Waving the Pro Bono Flag for MBAs

Quarterback is proud to announce its participation in global Pro Bono Week 2013. PBW13 is a celebration of the pro bono movement designed by Taproot Foundation to highlight practitioners of the movement. We’re celebrating with first-hand accounts from Quarterbacks and more!

MBAs, Your Gender Lines are Showing! (Applicant Arithmetic)

Quarterback was introduced to 75 outstanding men and women during our pilot program application process. But how many of each? In this edition of Application Arithmetic we take a look at gender representation among prospective Quarterbacks. Application Arithmetic is an ongoing series of posts about our results in which we present and digest the facts […]

MBA Programs and Impact (Applicant Arithmetic)

Quarterback received 75 applications. But from where? In this edition of Application Arithmetic we reveal the MBA programs that provided the most applicants. Application Arithmetic is an ongoing series of posts about our results in which we present and digest the facts and figures of Quarterback’s inaugural application pool.

High Volume Impact (Applicant Arithmetic)

In this edition of Application Arithmetic we’re exploring the highest-level results from the application process: quantity. Application Arithmetic is an ongoing series of posts about our results in which we present and digest the facts and figures of Quarterback’s inaugural application pool.

Applicant Arithmetic

Quarterback has been hard at work putting its bold plan for action into place. We’re happy to share some of our earliest results through a series of posts focused on the numbers.

Model Innovation: In the Media

As a follow-up to my prior post regarding Model Innovation–the New York Times ran a unique story which speaks directly to this trend. Disruptive models are breaking up even staid, commodity industries like coffee. …growers of commodity crops like coffee and cocoa often live in poverty. Over the last few decades, a worldwide movement under […]

Model Innovation: #Trending

Clandestinely, nonprofits the world over are taking a hard look at their models. For established nonprofits phrases like “earned income” and “alternative delivery” have slipped into strategy discussions where “grant strategy” and “donor relations” used to sit prominently. Model innovation is trending. This is the first of a contemplated series tackling model innovation–subscribe to get […]

Economic Blindspot of Nonprofits?

Nonprofits may turn a blind eye to their economic reality. But it’s not where you might expect (funding)—it’s in a different realm entirely. Here I make the argument that economic principles reveal new methods of recruiting skilled volunteers. Focus on the project at hand! Skilled and traditional volunteer projects are different! Use the right tools […]