Motivation has long term effects. Why you do something often determines how and how well you end up doing it. Continue reading “Is Social Entrepreneurship For You?” »
In my previous post, Is Social Entrepreneurship For You?, I wrote about some of the challenges that we will face as social entrepreneurs and made the recommendation that if you are not sure about starting a social enterprise or you would like to learn some more skills, then the best thing is to join an already established social entrepreneurial project. I am going to expand on what we can learn and the skills we can gain from teaming with social entrepreneurial organisations.
When answering the question of “Where should social entrepreneurs begin?”, David Bornstein, the author of “How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas” had this to say: ” Before starting out on their own, they often work in jobs that teach them how a particular type of business or industry operates. They usually work for several years in a particular field, profession or organization, acquiring the knowledge, skills and contacts that enable them to branch out on their own.” Continue reading “What Can We Learn From Successful Social Entrepreneurial Movements?” »