Our Dr. Lee Hood is a guest mentor for The Wall Street Journal's Accelerators blog. In this post, he shares how nonprofit organizations can borrow the entrepreneurial and audacious-goal-oriented spirit of startups to be successful – in addition to remaining true to their missions. An excerpt:
…achieving your vision requires determined optimism, the will to never give up, a missionary passion for the concept (to convince the skeptics), a willingness to take risks, the ability to think outside of the box and a deep conviction that your ideas are right so that you and others you persuade can carry them to completion. The no-fear mentality and nimbleness of a startup is central to achieving audacious goals.
Read the full article here.