I was looking forwards to enjoying some additional weeks of vacation before starting my MBA. But when the opportunity to join the Quarterback program and help Medic Mobile appeared, I just felt I couldn’t miss it. And I was right!

The Quarterback Experience

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!

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!

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]