changemaker

Some Thoughts on Superhero Schools by Matthew Abrams, Co-founder of Mycelium

Some Thoughts on Superhero Schools by Matthew Abrams, Co-founder of Mycelium

There are a lot of these schools popping up, which is good because there are more superheroes than there are schools for them. Also, the concept of superhero can be limiting. Many of these superheroes don’t identify as being a superhero. They just want to live a meaningful life and make the world better… To be honest, I believe all humans have this capacity and we, the creators of schools to ...[Read More]

How Do You Start a Superhero School? Pt.1 – Pieter Spinder, Founder of Knowmads in Amsterdam

So Pieter, how did all this begin? In june 2009 we started with the idea of founding a school for social entrepreneurs. And, as I use to say: ideas have consequences. We then sat together for three days and designed a one-year program based on four questions we had ourselves: In what world do we (want to) live? (Sustainability & Social Innovation) What do I want to contribute/change? (Personal ...[Read More]

Which Type(s) of Changemaker are you?

As you can see if you click on the flowchart here it shows some different types of changemakers and begins with the question: How are we doing on planet Earth? Most people on planet Earth don’t have time to reflect on this question, as they are busy trying to survive. But for those of us who have time and resources to think about – and even act on – this, there are quite a few pa ...[Read More]