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Mahatma Gandhi : The finest embodiment of social entrepreneurship
  “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” -M. K. Gandhi The job of an entrepreneur is not an easy one. It has its own requirements, ranging from risk taking to decision making. He is basically a one-man army having to gamble with all the odds alone and deploy his forces to the task at hand. Now amplify this already huge responsibility by attaching a…
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Inspirational Quotes for Social Entrepreneurs.
What’s more efficient than social entrepreneurship to spread the word for a good cause, to change the world for the better? And what’s better than the words of social entrepreneurs to motivate us? Words have immense power to light a spark within us, to make us smile, to make us think, and most importantly to inspire us to action. Keeping this in mind here’s dedicating to all readers out there,…
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Let Books Be Your Guide to the World of Social Entrepreneurship
The job of a Social entrepreneur is a tough one. It requires a lot of hard work, patience, persistence and constant motivation. Thus, today’s article is dedicated to all the young aspirants looking for some motivation to help them further their good cause. Below listed are the names of some of the most resourceful books that a budding social entrepreneur can look up to for guidance and inspiration. 1.Muhammad Yunus’…
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Say ‘MO’ to prostate cancer: The ‘Movember’ Project
Movember foundation to raise awareness against Men’s health issues: We’re all familiar with the conventional saying “ Charity begins at home”, but what I’m going to talk about today is the unconventional start of an incredible journey of AdamGarone of Australia, the CEO of the Movember Foundation. The word ‘Mo’ is an Australian slang for moustache. The idea for ‘Movember’ was born in 2003 when TravisGarone and his mate Luke…
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Virtualahan helps home-based working professionals to find opportunities in social sector
Ryan Gersava,founder of Virtualahan had a goal in mind since he started working as a medical technician in a hospital. It was nothing else, but to provide access to job opportunities for Filipinos, especially to those people who are marginalized due to their medical condition, disability or former lifestyle, for example, drug addicts. Virtualahan, the social enterprise, was an answer to it. Virtual assistance Virtualahan is a combination of the…
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Global Citizen Music Festival where music meets with activism is all set to start
History supports the fact that art is always a prolific tool to spread a message. Global Citizen Festival proves it as well in the present global condition. Here’s what you need to know basically about this popular event in the world. What’s Global Citizen Music Festival?   It is one of the most unique events around the world where art and activism conjoins to create a positive change in the…
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One Young World is all set for its seventh edition in Ottawa
It’s hardly a month for the curtains to rise for One Young World Summit the one-of-its-kind global youth leadership event. One Young World, the world’s foremost global youth forum, is all set for its seventh edition in Ottawa from 28th September to 1st October 2016. Let’s have a look at what makes it one of the prestigious global events for the youth. One Young World One Young World is a…
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10 COMMANDMENTS OF SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
Adapted from the excellent book The Art of Social Enterprise: Business as if People Mattered by Carl Frankel & Allen Bromberger, the follow 10 commandments are indisputable principles about how to beat the odds and excel at social enterprise. While they are broad, and can be applied to all entrepreneurs, they are specifically focused on social entrepreneurs and the challenges they face. They aren’t general guidelines to hazily consider embracing. In the words…
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YUNUS INVITES OLYMPIC MOVEMENT TO PROMOTE ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SOCIAL BUSINESS
In his address, Professor Yunus applauded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for its capacity to draw the attention of millions of people on the planet to sport in a way that very few others can.   “The sports world has so much power because it draws on the emotion, the excitement, […] and on all the hopes and aspirations of people,” he said.  He reiterated how sport has a unique ability…
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11 Articles Every Social Entrepreneur Should Read
The great Albert Einstein once said, “Learning is not a product of schooling but the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” This quote reinforces a maxim we should all live by: always be learning. Irrespective of how many years of social enterprise experience you may have, no matter how many social enterprise programs you’ve completed or how many social ventures you’ve founded, there will forever be something new to learn. As…
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Books to Inspire you to impact the world
Social Entrepreneurship has taken off and it has become an inspirational way to motivate many to start a business. Our passion usually inspires us and can take us on unbelievable journeys. Here is a list of Social Entrepreneur books that will inspire you to follow your passion on your next business venture. 1.The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community Is Changing the World By : Aaron…
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Top 10 TED Talks For Nonprofit Leaders
These are people (Inspiring me) who are out there innovating, inspiring supporters, and creating impact every day of the year, in places all over the world. Drawing on the inspiration we get from seeing their work, we put together our top 10 TED Talks for nonprofit leaders. Here are 10 videos filled with ideas that will inform, assist, and inspire you as you strive to make a positive impact in the…