"MOC" – Missed Opportunities Cognizant Mindset™ is an Entrepreneurial Innovative mindset that calls for Design Thinking, Collaborations and Partnerships for Integrated Action towards SDGs to accentuate Social Impact .
Social Impact stakeholders such as CSOs, NGOs, CSR professionals, Donors, Funders, Philanthropists, Planners, Design thinkers, Social Entrepreneurs, Strategic investment advocates, Imapct invetsors ought to explore ways to increase social impact of their missions. How can more and more be done with less and less? Is there a way to tap into the full potential? What is the full potential of a social impact mission? What could the full potential be? Could a school health program also evolve into a full fledged community nutrition awareness initiative? Could an early years education (ECE) initiative also engage mothers in improving young child feeding? Could existing resources be leveraged better? While it is great to be focused on moving the needle on one cause, does this dedicated focus lead one away from introducing or tweaking programs to suit a larger community leading to more impact on SDGs? The MOC (Missed Opportunities Cognizant) Mindset™ anwers all these questions. This mindset leads one to think differently and innovatively to increase social impact through design thinking, forming innovative collaborative entrepreneurial partnerships for integrated action to maximize social impact.
Dr Smriti Pahwa, in her book “Of Missed Opportunities…One Too many!”, has presented case studies of applying The “MOC” Mindset™ to build high RoI Cost Effective Models for Social Impact. This approach also forms the main philosophy or various Digital, Online and Face to face Workshops, Mentoring, Coaching, Seminars, Lectures, Courses, Fellowships etc. relevant for various as well as progressive education leaders and students.