Dan Pallotta is an expert in nonprofit sector innovation and a pioneering social entrepreneur. He is the founder of Pallotta TeamWorks, which invented the multiday AIDSRides and Breast Cancer 3-Days. He’s the president of Advertising for Humanity, an organization that “marries marketing and meaning.” A regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Dan is also the author of Charity Case: How The Nonprofit Community Can Stand Up For Itself and Really Change the World.
This week, Dan graciously joined me on Skype for an interview. We covered a lot of ground — from technological innovation… to civil and gay rights… to the alleged kingship of The Customer…. to Dan’s belief that living a lie — or failing to “live your truth” — is not only an existential danger for individuals, but a perilous path for businesses too.
Dan and I also discussed the values of the National Geographic Society. Here’s an excerpt:
A longer version of this interview will be posted here in April when we launch…
… our new podcast:
Coming this spring to iTunes.