Thud. On the table in front of you in a stack of papers 4 or 5 inches thick. It’s everything. It’s your bible. For the past 5 months, you’ve anguished and agonized over this document. You’ve worked late into the night and on weekends, pouring over each word and phrase, tweaking your financial models, and researching competitors. This is your business plan. You’re finally done. Well, actually, no, you’re not done. And you probably spent too much time working on the wrong things, at least according to one entrepreneur and angel. “For eight out of ten companies, we dismiss...Read More
A business model is a structure, design or framework that a business follows to bring value to its customers and clients. However, there are at least three measures of the success of a business model—its ability to generate profit for its owners, its ability to generate positive change in the world, and its ability to achieve a balance of profit and positive change. The first approach applies to traditional for-profit companies; the second approach applies to traditional charities; and the third approach (a balance between profit and positive change) applies to social enterprises. Given the definition above, a social...Read More
So, you’re an entrepreneur and you have a driving passion to make big changes in the world. Anyone can build a team but you need to be a great leader to keep that team happy so they stick around. In this article we share key insights to help you keep your team.Read More
For a social enterprise to make an impact in the world, it needs a solid foundation based on sustainability. When business looks at sustainability, they are looking at a balance of three domains: financial sustainability, environmental sustainability, and workforce sustainability–fair labor practices that support a workforce.Read More
So the time has come for you to turn your idea into action. You’ve been working on it for a while or perhaps working with others on a similar topic, but now you’re ready to take the next step and start your own venture.Read More
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