The Art of Collaboration

Event Held on Wednesday May 9th

At HUB LA Downtown: 830 Traction Ave 3A Los Angeles, CA 90013

Join Greg Wendt of Green Economy Think Tank, Ron Schultz of Entrepreneurs4Change, and Hub LA for an evening devoted to exploring and improving how we collaborate, and practicing it in real-time!

The audience gathered will participate in a facilitated round-table collaboration focused on the question, “How can we set up Los Angeles as a center for Social Business?”.

More about Ron:

Ron Schultz is the noted author of twenty-one published books, thirteen on emergence, social entrepreneurship, business innovation and competitiveness. Included are Unconventional Wisdom (HarperCollins, 1994); Open Boundaries: Creating Business Innovation through Complexity, (with Howard Sherman) (Perseus Books, 1998); and The Mindful Corporation: Liberating the Human Spirit at Work, (with Paul Nakai) (Leadership Press, 2000). His 22nd, book, Miracles and Nasty Surprises (co-authored with Hugo Letiche and Michael Lissack) will be published in 2010/11).

Mr. Schultz has also run and directed for-profit businesses, nonprofit organizations, social entrepreneurial initiatives as well as social enterprises. His efforts have always been about joining theory, application and practice into effective business-world solutions.

The goal of his work is to bring healthy business practices and innovative solutions together to solve pressing social issues.

Mr. Schultz is the founder and Executive Director of the International Social Action Film Festival (ISAFF), a year-round film festival, which screened in 9 countries and 18 cities in 2009, and is dedicated to sustaining and supporting the efforts of local social action organizations through film. Mr. Schultz is also the Executive Director of the Center for Social Profit Leadership which addresses the business needs of social entrepreneurs and those engaged in social enterprise. Within this capacity Mr. Schultz launched Lending4Change, considered to be a revolutionary breakthrough in providing access to capital to social businesses and enterprises. He is considered an international thought leader in the area of social entrepreneurship and social enterprise.

His web sites can be found at: and

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