Many social entrepreneurs focus on their mission and hope that this will motivate people to come onboard. However, a social business without a strong business strategy will struggle to succeed. You have your passion for change. You have an idea to make that change. You know… Read More »Putting your mission before the business is a backwards strategy for success.
Are you a changemaker? Changemakers are people who catalyse social change. They strive to be the change they want to see in the world, to make an impact for good. Changemakers want to make change happen. They do that by being active in their communities, starting… Read More »Be the Change!
This article was written by Commongood Careers and is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical-NoDerivs 2.5 License.http://www.commongoodcareers.org A socially entrepreneurial organization (SEO) takes the goal of creating social impact to a new level by using innovative methods to organize, manage and measure a venture. If… Read More »So, you’d like to start your own business creating social impact?
What’s great about this generation is the strong belief that business can and should be done differently. We’ve lived through decades of business models that were profitable, but too often at the expense of quality or compassion. What folks such as Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS shoes, and the late Paul Newman, founder of Newman’s Own, have proven is that businesses can meet financial goals as well as have a positive, social impact.