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Play by Play: Scaling Impact

by Gary Bolles

Once you’ve learned about having impact, here’s your chance to understand proven techniques for scaling your impact - solving even greater challenges of our time.

What you'll learn

There are many challenges in our world today, and you have the ability to generate lasting impact. In the course Having Impact, Saving Lives, you learned the basics of problem-solving to help people and the planet. In Scaling Impact, we’ll go deep - exploring proven approaches like developing a breathtaking vision of the changes you can make in the world, to creating sustainable initiatives that can truly move the needle. You’ll gain an understanding of complex problems, see how you can use your technical and other skills to do more good in the world, expand your thinking on the scale of the impact you can have, and learn how to make those initiatives last.

Table of contents

Course Overview
The Problem Domain and the Solutions Domain
Let's Talk About Wicked Problems
A Systems View of Big Issues
Where Do You Want to Scale Your Impact?
A For-profit for Impact

About the author

Gary A. Bolles is a San Francisco-based writer, lecturer, consultant and entrepreneur focused on initiatives with impact, especially related to the future of work & learning. As adjunct Chair for the Future of Work for Singularity University, he leads the organization?s efforts to empower a global community to create an abundant future of work and learning. As a partner in the consulting firm Charrette LLC, he helps clients to identify and understand trends affecting organizations and markets, t... more

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