Understated conversations. with the intimacy of a coffee shop. About insecurities, beginnings, changes. Café Impact’s self-described caffeinated barista host, Jonathan Lewis, is a regular blogger for Huffington Post and was an entrepreneur in social enterprises focused on impact. Lewis has created a series of video conversations with leaders in nonprofits. Lasting for only a few minutes, they offer windows into such subjects as finance, how to start a social change career, how to scale back.
Because the guests in this cafe are themselves leaders struggling with social change, their comments often resonate in a fresh open way. In how to tackle thankless social change work, Lewis asks his guest, “Grunt work. Love it? Hate it? Useful?” The follow up is: “Tell me more about the power of answering phones.”