At what point does an idea become a company? When you hire a team? When you bring a product to market? When you close contracts? When sales revenue hits the bank account? When you start to get traction on social media? Scaling a start-up reminds me of the famous 1985 comedy-drama, The Breakfast Club, in Read more about The Breakfast Club: The Past 90 Days at Passport for Good[…]
Francis Spor of Delanson, NY has joined Passport for Good as a principal of the company and software development lead. Passport for Good is a software solution that captures community engagement for organizations.
By Steve Gonick Chief of Belief, Co-Founder and Lead Investor When you reach a certain age, it’s natural to get a little philosophical: To take a long look back at where you’ve been, and to think hard about where you’re going. I like to think that I’ve gained some wisdom and perspective through the years. Read more about 7.6 Billion Reasons Why[…]
Behrle, a licensed master social worker, has 13 years’ experience developing and implementing strategies and has had a particular career focus on advancing the mission of non-profit organizations. Behrle will manage Passport for Good’s relationships with organizations that purchase the service and non-profit organizations needing assistance.
Passport for Good, a software solution that captures community engagement for organizations, was selected by the Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) as an approved vendor to provide its service to public school districts across New York State.
by Gayle Farman In the famous business book that Jim Collins published back in 2001, “Good to Great,” he introduced the concept of “The Flywheel Effect.” He described businesspeople who persevere – who keep pushing a flywheel persistently and inch it forward little by little. With continued great effort, the flywheel starts to gain momentum Read more about Is Passport for Good Experiencing The Flywheel Effect?[…]
Coming in to my freshman year of college, I thought I’d be entering the STEM world — a world of hackathons, problem sets, and internships. High school experience with startups like Passport for Good had convinced me that computer science or mathematics would be my future. It wasn’t until halfway through my semester, when classwork Read more about An Important Lesson Learned During My First Year at Harvard[…]
“I’m happy to be a worker bee,” my friend said as we contemplated the latest plea for parent volunteers. “Just don’t ask me to organize anything!” Our daughters, now in high school, had participated in many of the same activities since kindergarten. I can’t even remember if this particular request was for Girl Scouts, or Read more about Three Cheers for “Selfish” Service[…]
At The College Advisor of New York, we begin talking to students early in the admissions process about the importance of a strong high school resume. For rising sophomores and juniors, it might seem premature to begin putting their achievements on their resume but, actually, it’s quite the opposite. Colleges want to see active students, Read more about Extracurricular Activities: Get Engaged Early and Be Authentic[…]
With better weather, and folks eager to get outdoors after a long winter, spring is the perfect season to support a charity walk or run. These community events offer a fun way for people to learn more about an issue, express their collective support for a cause they care about, and become part of a Read more about Why We Walk: Stepping Up to Support Charity[…]