Several social enterprises are attempting to provide eyeglasses to the 500 million to 1 billion poor people who need them. Why haven’t any of the organizations succeeded on a large scale?
Politically radical social workers didn’t expect to be working in a bank any more than white-collar bankers expected to be holding meetings in a crowded public market.
Sambazon’s commitment to social entrepreneurship creates a fair market for farmers in the Amazon
Driving Social Change: How to Solve the World’s Toughest Problems by Paul C. Light
Impact Investors at Toniic aim to create an ecosystem for investing in social entrepreneurs that mirrors the Silicon Valley way of doing deals.
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The Imaginations of Unreasonable Men: Inspiration, Vision, and Purpose in the Quest to End Malaria by Bill Shore
A FISTFUL OF RICE: My Unexpected Quest to End Poverty Through Profitability by Vikram Akula
To produce good outcomes, social entrepreneurs must learn how to articulate their values consistently and act on them.
Social entrepreneurs must recognize when it is time to relinquish control and create strong leadership teams.
Three types of leadership are needed to build a successful organization.