Hudson Valley Farm & Food Business Accelerator

Hudson Valley Farm & Food Business Accelerator

Developed by the Hudson Valley AgriBusiness Development Corporation and facilitated in part by Antidote Collective, this intensive 6-month program includes online training activities, expert instruction, one-on-one mentoring sessions, group interaction and industry networking events. Applications due Aug. 15, 2016. (quick read)

Profiting From Pro Bono: Taproot Foundation

Profiting From Pro Bono: Taproot Foundation

For 5 years (2005 to 2010) I was a consultant on pro bono branding and communications projects for several nonprofit clients through Taproot Foundation. It was a highlight of my career, and I encourage it for everyone. Here's an interview that gives a feel of why it's rewarding and impactful. (2-min read)

Peter Shankman on Social Media For Social Good (Six Years On)

Peter Shankman on Social Media For Social Good (Six Years On)

In 2009 I invited Peter Shankman to speak at a Progressive PR Professionals (PR/PR/PR) event. I just re-read a synopsis of his talk that night and am so impressed with his insights and foresight, still quite relevant. Herein, four key tenets of using social media successfully and what's going to matter in the next 15-20 years (or now, 10-15 years). (3-min read)