Don’t wait for the world to tell you when you are ready. Start something now. Take it from Tyrion Lannister, a.k.a. Peter Dinklage, you just have to make a decision and get moving. Here are some thoughts on how to get ‘unstuck’ and moving.Read More
Category: Getting Started
In life we are all businessman and businesswomen in some shape or form. Even if you’re not actually working in business. Have you ever sold anything? Whether you know it or not, you have been doing sales your whole life. In this article we discuss lessons from Nike Founder Phil Knight.Read More
Modern society faces numerous issues. From extreme poverty to worldwide hunger to planetary concerns that include pollution, climate change, diminishing natural resources and an ever-increasing list of endangered animal and plant species—there is no shortage in the challenges that face our world. Nonprofit and government agencies have been the go-to in previous and present times of crisis. While social entrepreneur organizations can be nonprofit, they can also be for-profit and a hybrid between the two, and they are bringing government and businesses together to create change. Social entrepreneurs are making their mark in addressing key issues and solving these...Read More
If you’ve ever thought about changing careers, or asking your boss for a promotion, or maybe starting your own business, but you thought, “Why take a risk? I might not be completely satisfied with what I have now, but at least it’s safe, and I get a steady paycheck,” maybe it’s time to think again. It might be true that you’re choosing caution over risk, but you have to consider that what’s really holding you back is fear. Everyone Contends with Fear The first thing you should know is that you’re not alone. Most people experience fear at one...Read More
“When it comes to action” he said, “you have to think about building a team, partnerships, testing your idea, developing your business, a business model, raising funds, creating an advisory board and a board of directors or scaling your work…” James gets nods of agreement from the rest of the Fellows, some offered additional points to consider. All of them had shared ideas of what is needed at each point of the framework underlying the course we call the ‘Inner Journey of the Changemaker’ at Amani Institute. I took a deep breath. This was my fourth year facilitating the...Read More
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