Category: Business

B Corporations Coming to Virginia

The Virginia General Assembly just swung the gate open for social entrepreneurs by approving legislation allowing businesses in Virginia incorporate as “benefit corporations.” HB 2358, introduced by Del. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), at the nudging of Michael Pirron, CEO of Impact Makers, sailed through the House and Senate unopposed and is expected to go into effect July 1st. This […]

Rethinking Capitalism

There are only a few people whose writing and ideas have the ability to shift the way entire sectors fundamentally operate. Michael Porter is one of those folks. His thoughts on strategy permeate organizations; you’ve likely experienced the effects of his work, even if you don’t know his name. He’s the guy behind the “value chain“, there’s probably […]