In Canada, only 50 percent of businesses make it past five years. With mentorship, that number can jump to 70 percent. Despite such evidence, there still aren’t enough mentorship opportunities for social impact founders in Canada. What needs to change?
The next generation of social impact leadership has arrived, and its members have fresh perspectives on work and organizational culture. To help employers keep up, we asked Future of Good's Young Impact Leaders for their very best piece of advice for employers looking to harness the innovation and energy young people have to offer.
Notions of leadership, work, and organizational culture are being reshaped in social impact organizations. With more young people entering the seeking purpose-oriented careers, these leadership tips from the ground are very different from what you might find in management books.
In order to thrive in an aging population, Canadian non-profits need to identify youth leaders and recruit them onto their boards. Below, six young community-builders share precisely what non-profits are getting wrong — and how they can improve, from evolving directorship elections to considering board member compensation.
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