Going Slow to Go Fast: Finding Our Focus and Flow

Annika Voltan Executive Director, IONS Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Share On Linkedin Copy URL Reaching Our Limit These days everywhere we turn there are conversations about burnout, staffing challenges, and how to create boundaries around work. In our research,...

Art for Impact: Applying a JEDDI Lens to Design

Alexandra Theroux Operations Manager Lydia Phillip Communications Manager Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Share On Linkedin Copy URL I’ve called myself an artist for as long as I knew what the word meant, always having been drawn to experimenting with acrylic...

Moving Beyond Profits and Market Failures

Annika Voltan Executive Director, IONS Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Share On Linkedin Copy URL Today, as we launch our new identity as Impact Organizations of Nova Scotia (IONS), it’s important to reflect on why we need to distinguish and celebrate the Community...

Take Flight: Embracing a Culture of Failing Forward

Lydia Phillip Communications Manager Emma Beukema Director, Learning & Innovation Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Share On Linkedin Copy URL Remember when, with skinned knees, we were encouraged to get back on our bicycles? The expectation wasn’t perfection...

Structuring for Impact

Structuring for Impact Written by: Annika Voltan, Executive Director, CSCNS & Sandra McKenzie, Co-founder, Forge Institute This article is the fourth installment in a series focused on stimulating discussions and ideas for a healthy Community Impact Sector...

Unraveling an Unsustainable Funding Model

Unraveling an Unsustainable Funding Model Written by: Annika Voltan, Executive Director, CSCNS & Sandra McKenzie, Co-founder, Forge Institute This article is the third installment in a series focused on generating ideas for a healthy Community Impact Sector...