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Bite-Size Actions for Individuals

No matter how big a goal, issue or project, individuals want simple, fast ways to help out. For every challenge, concepts could include a build of bite-sized actions for individuals to take on.

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No matter how big a goal, issue or project, individuals want simple, fast ways to help out. For every challenge, concepts could include a build of bite-sized actions for individuals to take on. 

To grow awareness, it could simply be tweeting with a #hashtag.
Taking a photo in the real world that fits the concept and uploading via instagram or tumblr.
A click to donate or share. 
Or even one simple agreed-upon act: buy the person behind you in line a coffee today. 

Concepts would drive the actions, but adding a focus for these builds for individuals would expand reach and promote real world sharing. 

What kind of social impact does this concept achieve?

It starts with individuals by giving them easy ways to engage with issues they are passionate about. But individual actions done at mass with momentum can lead to collective change and global impact.

What skills are required to take this concept forward?

From a platform standpoint, It would be a simple tweak to the concept or winning concept phase to add a focus for individual actions. Then, we'd just need our brains and collaboration to find the right ones. ;)

How do you envision this concept being supported financially?

Small financial impact--just a tweak to the platform for OpenIdeo, then brain power and sweat equity from the community.

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Always a great element to incorporate in any endeavour!
While I can't comment on the platform overhead this would require the concept should constantly be brought to the foreground if for no other reason than it encorages and enables individual contribution.

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